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    • Ammons letter from basic training

    • Four-page letter written on Fort Campbell stationery by Christopher Ammons from basic training to his family. He details gathering together some items and visiting a museum, but the majority of the letter describes and lauds PVT Smith (Smitty)....
    • A Gold Medal

    • Dedications; Anniversaries
    • Etching features a two-sided coin commemorating the Battle of New Orleans, Louisiana, 1815. Obverse shows General Andrew Jackson in profile and uniform. Reverse shows Lady Liberty instructing an angel to write a resolution commemorating the event....
    • Tombstone of Alvin C. York

    • Graves; Cemeteries; Tombs & sepulchral monuments
    • Tombstone of Alvin C. York with brass plaque and engraved decorations. The decorations above the plaque depict York's Congressional Medal of Honor, a rifle with bayonet attached, and an M1917 "Tommy" helmet. 35mm slide labeled "York Memorial 5."
    • 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...
    • Sequoyah

    • Portrait paintings; Headdresses; Medals; Pipes (Smoking); Alphabets (Writing systems)
    • Potrait of Sequoyah, credtited with inventing the Cherokee alphabet. Sequoyah is shown wearing a blue coat with a red and white headscarf and a peace medal hanging around his neck. He is pointing to a document showing the Cherokee alphabet and...
    • "Sir Veto" Medal

    • Presidents; Medals
    • Small medallion honoring Andrew Johnson, who earned the nickname "Sir Veto" because of the large number of legislative vetoes he issued during his Presidency. The obverse contains the Johnson's profile and the dates of his term of office. The...
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • 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. ...
    • 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.


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