• Brock's fellow soldier Carl Langley in front of squad tent

    Brock, David Franklin, 1931

    Ohio soldier Carl Langley stands in front of the squad's tent straddling a rocket launcher at the Chorwon Valley base camp. Langley was in Brock's company but not his squad. Langley was in a vehicle a…

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  • Soldier with guitar in foreground of image fronting medical or dental tent

    Brock, David Franklin, 1931

    Camouflage netting is stretched over a medical or dental tent. There is a "No Smoking" sign at the entrance. There is a Hispanic soldier in the foreground playing a guitar. There is a South Korean sol…

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  • 2nd Engineers resting with M-1's in hand

    Brock, David Franklin, 1931

    Martinez from Michigan on the left, and Robbie from Wisconsin on the right. Robbie was a jeep driver. Both are holding their M-1's. Location is not near the front; they do not have on flak jackets, bu…

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  • Brock's squad members with guitar at Hook base camp washstand

    Brock, David Franklin, 1931

    Pictured left to right are Austin, with a cigarette and dog tags visible; Connors with guitar; and Robert L. Borders at the washpan grooming. These are all soldiers in Brock's squad (same tent & same…

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  • Veteran survey for Carmene Jordan

    WWII veteran survey submitted by Carmene Jordan who served in the Army as a dietitian. In her answers, Jordan gives many details about her responsibilities as the dietitian for everyone residing at Ca…

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  • Brock pictured above Chorwon Valley base camp

    Brock, David Franklin, 1931

    In a typical base camp, such as this, each squad would be in a tent with eight to ten cots. The big tent would have been the mess tent. There were four companies of engineers in a batallion. Brock bel…

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  • Correspondence from Sarah Hamilton to John Hamilton, March 6, 1864

    Hamilton, Sarah

    Letter from Sarah Hamilton to her husband, John Hamilton. She discusees the loss of the property and the slaves. She bemoans: "How long will this unholy war continue?" “March 6th /64 Dear husband Anot…

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  • The "Patronage" at Marolles

    Warfield, Francis B

    An unidentified member of the 105th Engineers stands with one hand on hip in front of a building. The caption on the photograph reads, "The Patronage at Marolles. Used as a theater by regiment. The lo…

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  • Map of Shiloh battlefield

    Thompson, Atwell

    Shows Confederate and Union troops and artillery positions on the first day of the Battle of Shiloh, April 6, 1862. Prepared under the direction of the Secretary of War by the Shiloh National Military…

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  • Brock's training platoon at Fort Leonard Wood

    Fort Leonard Wood (Mo.) Studios

    Training photograph of Brock's platoon from Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri: 1st Platoon, Co. C, 86th Recon. Battalion, 6th Armd. Divi., Capt. Hugh P. Shaw C. O. (commanding officer). Note the presence of…

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  • Brock in olive drab at Fort Leonard Wood

    Brock, David Franklin, 1931

    Brock pictured at Fort Leonard Wood in front of barracks or recreation area. He is in his olive drab uniform, so it is winter. He hasn't been given his unit assignment yet; his uniform only has brass…

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  • Brock and buddies in reserve

    Brock, David Franklin, 1931

    Martinez, Brock, and an unknown soldier pictured in reserve. The fence in the image is to keep Korean civilians out. Brock's unit went into reserve twice during his service--once in January of 1953 an…

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  • Soldiers Martinez and Brock standing near a Korean War base camp

    Brock, David Franklin, 1931

    Martinez is on the left; Brock on the right. Brock has his Dog Company (Company D) t-shirt on, and a cigarette in hand. They are near a base camp-- a safe area-- because no weapons are near. Cigarette…

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  • Temporary encampment of units in Korea

    Brock, David Franklin, 1931

    An encampment of several different units, possibly located between the Kumhwa region and the Hook. There are numerous vehicles in the photo. This is a temporary set-up. Brock's service in the Korean W…

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  • City Road Methodist Church Contact newsletter, 1944 June

    City Road Methodist Church. Hayes Young Adult Class--Madison (Tenn.)

    A monthly newsletter called Contact, created by the Hayes Young Adult Sunday School class at City Road Methodist Church (now City Road Chapel United Methodist Church) located at 601 Gallatin Road Sout…

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  • Brock standing outside a squad tent

    Brock, David Franklin, 1931

    At an unknown location, Brock is standing outside a squad tent in a tank t-shirt. Mess kits hanging up are visible, along with clothes on the line. Camo netting is over the tent. The tent is dilapidat…

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  • Military procedures

    Lt. Col. Henry Dickson

    Manual Exercises-- Military procedures for loading and firing the flintlock musket, charging with bayonets, forming troops for battle, written by Lt. Col. Henry Dickson of North Carolina Continental T…

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  • Two Army of the Potomac Officers

    Gardner, Alexander

    Full-length portrait of two men serving as members of the Army of the Potomac. Both men are in full uniform.

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  • Veteran survey for Eleanor Virginia Harris

    WWII veteran survey submitted by Eleanor Virginia Harris who served in the U.S. Coast Guard Women's Reserve (SPARs) between 1943 and 1946. In this survey, she describes her enlistment, responsibilitie…

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