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Guide to the Eric G. Lindquist Papers
1915-1919, 1960-1961
 MS 3129

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Creator: Lindquist, Eric Gustave, 1891-1966
Title: Eric G. Lindquist papers
Dates [inclusive]: 1915-1919, 1960-1961
Abstract: Photo-illustrated manuscript diary and typescript memoir detailing the military experiences of New Yorker Eric G. Lindquist (1891-1966). A member of the 71st New York Infantry, National Guard, in Texas, during the border skirmishes spawned by the Mexican Revolution (1915–1917), Lindquist later served in the United States Army, as a corporal and sergeant, in the 105th Infantry and 102nd Engineers, 27th Division, during World War I (1917–1919) in Europe. Lindquist participated in the Second Battle of the Somme (France) and the Battle of Lys (Flanders). The collection includes his dog tag and service medals.
Quantity: 0.834 Linear Feet (in 2 document boxes)
Call Phrase: MS 3129