Joseph E. Brown Connally letters
Scope and Content
This collection contains 25 letters (including copies and transcripts) many of the men in his Regiment wrote to Joe Brown Connally's mother, Mary Virginia Brown Connally, in Atlanta, Georgia, in thanks for her and her husband's hospitality.
- Connally, Mary Virginia Brown (Person)
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Joe Brown Connally (Joseph E. Brown Connally), the son of Mary Virginia Brown and Dr. Elijah L. Connally, joined the 82nd Division of the 325th Regiment in 1917 when it was formed. While the Regiment trained at Camp Gordon, Georgia, Dr. and Mrs. Connally entertained many of the men. By 1918 the Regiment had joined the American Expeditionary Forces in France on active duty. While he was fighting in France, Joe Brown Connally was wounded. He returned to Atlanta but died August 26, 1920 from the effects of his wound.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
- Joseph E. Brown Connally letters
- Paul Crater
- May 2015
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- Finding aid is written in English.