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Guide to the Alban W. Storehalder Postcard MSS.1970

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Publication:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 35487-0266
205.348.0500
archives@ua.edu

2007

Creation:

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Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

December 2009
Collection Title:

Alban W. Storehalder Postcard

Unit ID:

MSS.1970

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.1 Linear feet (1 postcard)

Dates:

1917 October 16

Abstract:

A postcard from Alban W. Storehalder to his brother, E.J. Storehalder of Bowling Green, Ohio, telling of his transfer to Co. F 146th U.S. Infantry at Camp Sheridan, Alabama.

Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of one postcard from Alban W. Storehalder to his brother, E.J. Storehalder of Bowling Green, Ohio. In the postcard, Alban tells of his transfer to Co. F 146th U.S. Infantry at Camp Sheridan, Alabama.

Processing Information:

Processed by

Martha Bace, 2007

Preferred Citation:

Alban W. Storehalder Postcard, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama.

Acquisition Information:

Gift of Wade Hall, 2005

Biographical/Historical note

Alban W. Storehalder was born on April 6, 1898 in Bowling green, Ohio. He enlisted in the Ohio National Guard on April 30, 1917 at the age of 19. He was assigned to Co. H 2nd Infantry Ohio National Guard from April 30, 1917 to October 16, 1917. Following that, he was with Co. B 1st Pioneer Regiment, Infantry until April 8, 1918, Co. B 1 Antiaircraft Machine Gun Battalion until his discharge on May 23, 1919. He was a Private and saw action with the American Expeditionary Forces from May 22, 1918 to May 6, 1919. He received an Honorable Discharge on May 23, 1919. Storehalder died on October 8, 1981 at the age of 83 and is buried in St. Patrick's Cemetery in Waterville, Ohio.

Postcard Box SC0001 Folder 1970

Postcard from Alban W. Storehalder, Camp Sheridan, Montgomery, Alabama, to E. G. Storehalder, Bowling Green, Ohio, October 16, 1917 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/32198