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Vernie C. Whittaker Korean War collection

Vernie C. Whittaker Korean War collection

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Finding aid for the Vernie C. Whittaker Korean War collection

BC.KWP.40

Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
100 Rock Street
Little Rock, Arkansas, 72201
(501) 320-5700
arkinfo@cals.org

November 5, 2014



Repository: Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
Creator:Whittaker, Vernie C., 1931-
Title: Vernie C. Whittaker Korean War collection
Dates: 2010
Quantity: 0.21 Linear feet
Abstract:This collection contains documents related to the military ervice of Vernie C. Whittaker.
Identification: BC.KWP.40
Language: English
Permanent URL:http://purl.oclc.org/arstudies/bc-kwp-40

Arrangement

This collection is contained in one file.


Scope and Contents

This collection contains documents related to the military ervice of Vernie C. Whittaker.


Biographical Information

Vernie Calvin Whittaker born on August 1, 1931, in Homerville, Georgia, and was drafted in to the U.S. Army in July 1952 at the age of twenty-one in Florida. He served in the Korean War beginning in February 1953 with the Headquarters Battery of the 75th Field Artillery Battalion and was in-country when the armistice was signed in July.

After the war, Whittaker returned to Florida. He graduated from the Baptist Bible Institute in 1972 and served as a Baptist pastor. Whittaker moved to Arkansas later in life.


Index Terms

This record series is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.

Korean War, 1950-1953 -- United States.
Korean War, 1950-1953.
United States. Army. Field Artillery Battalion, 75th.
Whittaker, Vernie C., 1931-

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Restrictions on Use

Non-circulating, in-house use only.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Vernie C. Whittaker Korean War collection, KWP.40, Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, Arkansas Studies Institute

Acquisition Information

Donated by Vernie C. Whittaker, January 2010


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