George B. Redwood Papers 1917-1918, MS. 2026

Maryland Historical Society
Library of Maryland History

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George B. Redwood Papers, 1917-1918
Maryland Historical Society

 

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George B. Redwood Papers, 1917-1918
Maryland Historical Society

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Descriptive Summary

GEORGE BUCHANAN REDWOOD PAPERS

MS 2026

Maryland Historical Society

Baltimore MD 21201-4674

 


Scope and Contents

Included in this collection are military papers of Lt. George Buchanan Redwood (1888-1918). Redwood, a Harvard graduate (1910) and newspaper reported and editor for the Baltimore News, served with the American Expeditionary Force in France in World War I. He was cited twice for bravery, and received the Croix de Guerre and a Distinguished Service Medal. He was killed in action in May, 1918.

Redwood's papers (1913-1918) contain correspondence relating to his military training and service, and include orders, memoranda, and notices. Also included are memorandum books; notes on field tactics; diaries; maps of French terrain and troop positions; documents concerning his deeds and medals; and miscellaneous souvenirs such as postcards, tickets and menus.

 


Container List

One Box:

Papers of George Buchanan Redwood

c.1917

Miscellaneous War Souvenirs: tickets, postcards, menus

1913, Feb 7

Certificate of Induction to National Georgraphic Society

1917?

Letter to Lt. Redwood from C. T. Seway

1917

Various Army notices to George B. Redwood

c.1917

Blank forms for various Army records

c.1917

Miscellaneous notes of George B. Redwood

1917-1918

Packet of memoranda, orders, reminders to Lt. Redwood

c. 1917

Miscellaneous War communications to George B. Redwood

c. 1917

Notes on War tactics

1917?

Training camp notes from Ft. Myer, Va.

1917 Apr-Aug

Orders from War Dept.

1917

Vaccination Register

1917 Sept-Oct

Diary

1917

Letter from Commanding Officer

1917

Certificates to George B. Redwood from Headquarters, Port of Embarkation

1917

Notes on Field Tactics

1917

Letter from Capt. S. H. Wolfe

1918

Memorandum book

1918

Notes on field activities

1918

Letter from Depot Quartermaster

1918

Letter from W. J. Montgomery

1917

Conventiional signs used on firing charts

1917-1918

Various maps of France, troop positions

1918

Documents of George B. Redwood