Fort Knox (Ky.)
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The collection primarily consists of correspondence to Jean Hornstein Menger from her husband Cornelius H. Menger. The letters date from when Cornelius served as captain in World War 1, and continue through after his time in the armed service (1917 to 1940). Letters from Menger originate from France, New York City, Boston, Washington D.C., Birmingham, Cleveland, Columbus, Pensacola, Omaha, and Indianapolis. Also included are letters to Mrs. Menger, then Jean Hornstein, from other World War I...
Collection — Folder S1540
Scope and Contents Two typed documents are in this collection. A five-page manuscript is entitled "How I Found Quiatenon" by Wilson Smith. He tells of "historical personages" who recorded information about the location of the fort beginning in 1718, and how he located the site of the old fort. The second paper is only two pages, and is entitled: "The Old Fort, A Copy of the Original Order Transferring the Troops from Fort Knox to Fort Harrison. A Short Sketch of the Life of Major Chunn, Commander of...
Collection — Folder OBF024
Scope and Contents This collection includes 10 black-and-white panoramic photographs in the United States ranging from 1906 to 1942 regarding multiple military units from the United States Army and National Guard, including a 1906 Fort Benjamin Harrison encampment in Indianapolis; Battery C, 325th Field Artillery at Camp Zachary Taylor, Kentucky (November 1917); Headquarters Company, 137th Field Artillery at Camp Shelby, Mississippi (March 7, 1918); 2nd Battalion, 2nd Regiment, Indiana Liberty Guard (September...