The Resource George Price Hays papers, (manuscript)

George Price Hays papers, (manuscript)

Label
George Price Hays papers, 1917-1973
Title
George Price Hays papers
Inclusive dates
1917-1973
Creator
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The collection includes a typed copy of General Hay's memoir (1917-1950); limited correspondence (1945-1973); personal papers (1945); Distinguished Service Medal citation and several biographical sketches prepared by the 10th Mountain Division Office of Public Relations; and a copy of Hay's scrapbook
Note
Forms part of: 10th Mountain Division Resource Center Collection.
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Biographical or historical data
George Price Hays was born September 27, 1892 in Chee Foo, China to Presbyterian missionary parents. He attended El Reno High School, El Reno, Oklahoma and graduated from Oklahoma A and M College in 1917. During World War I, he was commissioned as a second Lieutenant with the 10th Field Artillery Battalion, 3rd Infantry Division. Hays rode horseback under heavy fire to maintain communications between artillery and infantry units. For this action at the Second Battle of the Marne, he received the Congressional Medal of Honor. During World War II, Hays was Brigadier General commanding the Artillery of the 2nd Infantry Division and landed at Normandy on D-Day plus one. Later he commanded the 10th Mountain Division during its Italian Campaign. He retired from the Army in 1953 as a Major General. General Hays died at his home in Pinehurst, N.C. in 1978.
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DPL
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1892-1978
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Hays, George Price
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  • Hays, George Price
  • United States
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • Soldiers
Label
George Price Hays papers, (manuscript)
Link
http://eadsrv.denverlibrary.org/sdx/pl/toc.xsp?id=TMD61&qid=sdx%5Fq5&fmt=tab&idtoc=TMD61-pleadetoc&base=fa&n=14&ss=true&as=true&ai=Advanced
Instantiates
Extent
.25 linear ft. (1 box)
Governing access note
Contact Western History/Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colorado
Immediate source of acquisition
Source unknown.
System control number
  • ocn123570604
  • (OCoLC)123570604
Label
George Price Hays papers, (manuscript)
Link
http://eadsrv.denverlibrary.org/sdx/pl/toc.xsp?id=TMD61&qid=sdx%5Fq5&fmt=tab&idtoc=TMD61-pleadetoc&base=fa&n=14&ss=true&as=true&ai=Advanced
Extent
.25 linear ft. (1 box)
Governing access note
Contact Western History/Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colorado
Immediate source of acquisition
Source unknown.
System control number
  • ocn123570604
  • (OCoLC)123570604

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