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Samuel Woodfill, World War I dog tag

 Collection — Folder: S1860
Identifier: S1860

Scope and Contents

This collection includes one dog tag for Samuel Woodfill from World War I, circa 1917-1919.


  • circa 1917-1919

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.

Biographical Note

Samuel Woodfill was born in Bryantsburg, Indiana on January 6, 1883. He was a veteran of the Philippine-American War, World War I, and World War II. He is also one of the most celebrated and decorated American soldiers. Woodhill received the Medal of Honor, the Croix de Guerre with palm leaves, the Meriot di Guerra, and the Cross of Prince Danilo. Samuel Woodfill died August 10, 1951. He is buried at Arlington National Cemetery.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

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This collection consists of one item.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Anita Hall on 1975/02/13.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2016/06/13 by Lauren Patton. EAD finding aid created 2016/06/13 by Lauren Patton.
Samuel Woodfill, World War I dog tag
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

140 North Senate Avenue
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.