Armistead M. Leggett Memoir,
Scope and Contents
A memoir written by Armistead M. Leggett addressed to his children telling the story of his service in the Army during World War II. The memoir also includes an account of a trip Leggett took in 1992 with his wife and son to tour the areas of Europe where he served during World War II.
- Leggett, Armistead M. (Person)
Language of Materials
The materials in the collection are in English.
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Collection is open to research.
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Armistead M. Leggett grew up in Norfolk, Virginia. He enlisted in the Army at the age of 17 in the Army Specialized Training Reserve Program. He attended training at the Carnegie Institute of Technology in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania before being transferred to Fort McClellan for further training. Leggett was sent overseas to fight with the 70th infantry division in the Alsace region of southern France. Leggett served on the front lines and gives accounts of several battles including the Battle of Wingen sur Moder. After the war, Leggett attended the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and graduated with a degree in Agricultural Engineering in 1951.
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The collection contains a memoir written by Armistead M. Leggett to his children about his service in the Army during World War II. Leggett grew up in Norfolk, Virginia and graduated with a degree in agricultural engineering from Virginia Tech in 1951.
The collection is arranged by material type.
Source of Acquisition
The Armistead M. Leggett Memoir was donated to Special Collections in 2007.
Rights Statement for Archival Description
The guide to the Armistead M. Leggett Memoir by Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, is licensed under a CC0 (https://creativecommons.org/share-your-work/public-domain/cc0/).
The processing, arrangement and description of the Armistead M. Leggett Memoir was completed in June, 2009.
- A Guide to the Armistead M. Leggett Memoir, 1990
- Leggett, Armistead M.
- Jennifer Mitchell
- 2009 (CC0 1.0)
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