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    • Sergeant Alvin C. York

    • Soldiers; Heroes; Men; Military uniforms; Medals; Military decorations; Awards; Insignia
    • Alvin York in his military uniform displaying three medals: a Tennessee state medal, his Congressional Medal of Honor, and the French Croix de Guerre. Text underneath the image features a quote from Supreme Allied Commander, Marshal Ferdinand Foch.
    • Alvin York on the steps of Jackson's tomb

    • Soldiers; Heroes; Military uniforms; Medals; Tombs & sepulchral monuments
    • Alvin York in his uniform standing on the steps of the tomb monument of Andrew Jackson at the Hermitage. He wears his military uniform and has his visor cap in his hand.
    • Sergeant York

    • Soldiers; Heroes; Men; Military uniforms; Medals
    • Alvin York returning from service in France in World War I. He wears his uniform and his overseas cap. His Congressional Medal of Honor and Croix de Guerre are both visible on his chest. He carries his large pack with him over his left shoulder. ...
    • Postage stamp: Alvin C. York first day cover

    • Men; Military uniforms; Insignia; Postage stamps
    • An envelope featuring the first release of the Alvin York commemorative postage stamp. The stamp features a photograph of York in his service hat and the insignia of the 82nd Infantry Division. The envelope is stamped "First Day of Issue" and...
    • "Saturday Tag Day for York," newspaper article

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    • Newspaper clipping declaring "Saturday Tag Day for York." The article announces that all Nashvillians will have an opportunity to help the hero by giving money to a fund which would pay the mortgage on the York farm. The article includes a list of...
    • Sergeant Alvin York and his bride, Gracie Williams

    • Soldiers; Heroes; Spouses; Brides; Men; Women; Military Uniforms; Medals; Wedding clothing & dress
    • Sergeant Alvin C. York (1889-1964) and his bride, Gracie Williams, on their wedding day, June 7, 1919. He is dressed in his uniform while she is wearing a wedding gown and carries a bouquet of flowers. They are standing before a tree. Text...
    • Sergeant York sitting in his uniform after the war

    • Soldiers; Heroes; Men; Military uniforms; Correspondence; Neckwear; Hats
    • Sergeant Alvin C. York (1889-1964) sitting on some wooden steps reading a letter. He wears his military uniform, with hat and boots, but is not wearing his jacket. He has a striped tie. Text beneath the picture comments on York's desire for money...
    • Tomb of Alvin C. York

    • Tombs & sepulchral monuments; Cemeteries; Flags; Angels; Flowers; Graves
    • The gravesite of Sergeant Alvin C. York and his wife, Gracie, near Pall Mall, Tennessee. A flag is flying above the grave. Other burial plots, the grounds of the cemetery, and the surrounding landscape are pictured.
    • "The Second Elder," poem by John Trotwood Moore

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    • The poem, printed in the Nashville Tennessean, recounts a dramatized version of Sergeant York's taking of the German machine gun position. The poem makes numerous biblical references as well as listing other prominent Tennessee military figures,...
    • C'est le Guerre

    • Barbed wire; Prisoners; Military personnel; War; Fighting; Firearms
    • This page in Mitchener's diary shows the prisoners and guards seeking cover in a trench; several German guards are pictured shooting guns. Mitchener writes, "Near Priebus, second nite out ---C'est le guerre [It's war] - Down the road, rattled a...
    • Alvin C. York's Congressional Medal of Honor card

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    • This typed, 5" x 8", two-sided card maintained in the Tennessee Adjutant General's files displays basic biographical and military information concerning Alvin C. York and the awarding of his Medal of Honor. Categories of information are set, and...

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