Two-page handwritten letter from Ammons to his family telling of his assignment to the 1st Infantry Division in Company A, 1st Battalion, 16th Infantry. He describes sewing on his division patch and the stripes that represent his PFC E-3 rank. He...
PFC Chris Ammons, holding rifle, stands in a cleared area in front of tall trees. A strand of barbed wire runs in front of the trees; just behind his left foot is a post in the ground with two strands attached.
Military officers; Governors; Military maneuvers; Forests; Snow; Jeep automobiles; Military vehicles
Governor Prentice Cooper, Lt. General Lloyd Fredendall, Brigadier General J. M. Dickinson and Pvt. Floyd Laud of the Tennessee State Guard in a jeep on way to 106th Infantry Division command post on tour of maneuver area.