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    • Discharge From Service

    • 127th Illinois Infantry; Company C; 2nd Division, 15th Army Corps; 70th Ohio Volunteer Infantry; Farmer; Scout; Civil War Pension -- Paid Bounty
    • Patrick Wallace entered the service August 1862 and was detached in February of 1865. From that point until the end of the war he was noted as having become a "scout" (or a spy as was noted in The Plato Township History). He later settled on a...
    • DeGrush, Eugene; Audio Recording (1:11:09)

    • 163rd Combat Engineers; 1051st Engineers; US Army Corps of Engineers; Coal City, IL; World War, 1939-1945;
    • 0:00 On his experience in a military hospital and the use of Penicillin 1:05 On embarking for Europe 4:00 On disembarking in Oran and going on to Italy 5:30 Describing being injured and hospitalized 6:35 On reconditioning camp and...
    • Pfc. Ralph Girot Article

    • 1st Marine Division; 3rd Battalion; Okinawa; World War, 1939-1945; Coal City, IL; Obituaries; Coal City Courant; Free Press Newspapers
    • Coal City, IL resident, Ralph Girot, killed on Okinawa in the course of his service with the 1st Marine Division during World War II
    • USO Dance

    • 252nd Field Artillery Battalion; 252nd Field Artillery Battalion, Headquarters Radio Unit; Camp McCoy, Wisconsin; Fort McCoy, Wisconsin; World War II; World War, 1939-1945; Overstreet, Charles; United Service Organization; USO
    • A photograph taken by Corporal Charles Overstreet of his unit during training at Camp McCoy, Wisconsin in 1943. Corporal Overstreet was a T5 technician and battalion photographer of the Headquarters Battery Radio Unit of the 252nd Field Artillery...
    • USO Dance

    • 252nd Field Artillery Battalion; 252nd Field Artillery Battalion, Headquarters Radio Unit; Camp McCoy, Wisconsin; Fort McCoy, Wisconsin; World War II; World War, 1939-1945; Overstreet, Charles; United Service Organization; USO
    • A photograph taken by Corporal Charles Overstreet of his unit during training at Camp McCoy, Wisconsin in 1943. Corporal Overstreet was a T5 technician and battalion photographer of the Headquarters Battery Radio Unit of the 252nd Field Artillery...
    • USO Dance

    • 252nd Field Artillery Battalion; 252nd Field Artillery Battalion, Headquarters Radio Unit; Camp McCoy, Wisconsin; Fort McCoy, Wisconsin; World War II; World War, 1939-1945; Overstreet, Charles; United Service Organization; USO
    • A photograph taken by Corporal Charles Overstreet of his unit during training at Camp McCoy, Wisconsin in 1943. Corporal Overstreet was a T5 technician and battalion photographer of the Headquarters Battery Radio Unit of the 252nd Field Artillery...
    • USO Dance

    • 252nd Field Artillery Battalion; 252nd Field Artillery Battalion, Headquarters Radio Unit; Camp McCoy, Wisconsin; Fort McCoy, Wisconsin; World War II; World War, 1939-1945; Overstreet, Charles; United Service Organization; USO; Shorty and His...
    • A photograph taken by Corporal Charles Overstreet of his unit during training at Camp McCoy, Wisconsin in 1943. Corporal Overstreet was a T5 technician and battalion photographer of the Headquarters Battery Radio Unit of the 252nd Field Artillery...
    • Gerard, Erwin; Audio Recording (1:19:51)

    • 485th Anti-Aircraft Battalion; Okinawa; Philippines; Chicago, IL; Coal City, IL; World War, 1939-1945;
    • 1:10 Discussing his life prior to the war 3:05 On being drafted and processed 6:20 Describing basic training as part of an anti-aircraft battalion 11:55 Recounting his duties while stationed in Hawaii 14:50 On shipping out for the Caroline...
    • Military Decorations

    • 6th Infantry Division; 1st Field Artillery; Pacific Theater; World War, 1939-1945; Coal City, IL; Braidwood, IL;
    • Edwin Viglia's service citations on his uniform, which includes a Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Ribbon with two Bronze Battle Stars and one Bronze Arrowhead, Philippine Liberation Ribbon with one Bronze Battle Star, Good Conduct Ribbon, American Defense...
    • Bunn, George W. Jr. #1 - Interview and Memoir

    • Abraham Lincoln Association; Banks and Banking; Depression, 1929; Journalism; Libraries and Librarians; Marine Bank, Springfield (Ill.); New York NY; Princeton University; Springfield Art Association; Springfield Watch Company; Springfield...
    • George Bunn, Springfield businessman, discusses his family's history in Springfield: his grandfather's 1840's businesses, formation of the Marine Bank, and the Springfield Watch Company. He recalls his education at Lawrenceville School in New...

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