T. Randolph Perkinson World War I Papers
Manuscript # 0473
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Thomas Randolph Perkinson (b. 1895 d. 1973) graduated from VMI in 1918, served as a First Lieutenant during World War I, and was a well-known businessman in Danville, Virginia. The bulk of the papers consists of miscellaneous items dating from Perkinson's the World War I service with HQ, 30th Division, as an aide-de-camp to General S. L. Faison. Documents include letters of recommendation, a special order, a battlefield map, and a leave of absence. Also included are documents and photos dating from his cadetship and later life.