The Resource Charles A. Peterson papers, (manuscript)

Charles A. Peterson papers, (manuscript)

Label
Charles A. Peterson papers, 1943-ca.1953
Title
Charles A. Peterson papers
Inclusive dates
1943-ca.1953
Creator
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Subject
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Language
eng
Summary
The collection contains articles, clippings, snapshots, postcards and military photographs documenting the 10th Mountain Division in Italy; photographs of Camp Hale, Colo.; Peterson's service in Korea (1943-1953)
Note
Forms part of: 10th Mountain Division Resource Center Collection.
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Biographical or historical data
Charles A. Peterson was born in Anamoose, N.D. in 1905 and joined the Army in 1924. During World War II, he was a Lieutenant Colonel with the 10th Mountain Division at Camp Hale, Colo. and Camp Swift, Tex. before deployment to Italy. He was assigned to Headquarters of the 10th Mountain Division. Peterson received two Bronze Star medals for his actions in the Apennines and the Po River areas in the spring of 1945. He also received a Silver Star medal, Italian Cross of Valor and the Cross of Merit with two oak leaf clusters. Peterson retired from the Army in 1954 after service in Korea and having attained the rank of Colonel. He died in Colorado Springs, Colo. in 1991.
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DPL
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1905-1991
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Peterson, Charles A.
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Boddington, William
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  • Peterson, Charles A
  • United States
  • National Association of the 10th Mountain Division, Inc
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Military maneuvers
  • Soldiers
  • Ski troops
  • Camp Hale (Colo.)
  • Camp Swift (Tex.)
Label
Charles A. Peterson papers, (manuscript)
Instantiates
Note
Catalog record based on preliminary inventory
Extent
1 oversize folio
Governing access note
Contact Western History/Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colorado
Immediate source of acquisition
  • William Boddington;
  • Estate of William Peterson;
System control number
  • ocn294819678
  • (OCoLC)294819678
Label
Charles A. Peterson papers, (manuscript)
Note
Catalog record based on preliminary inventory
Extent
1 oversize folio
Governing access note
Contact Western History/Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colorado
Immediate source of acquisition
  • William Boddington;
  • Estate of William Peterson;
System control number
  • ocn294819678
  • (OCoLC)294819678

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