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Charles B. Cady Korean War collection

Charles B. Cady Korean War collection

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Finding aid for the Charles B. Cady Korean War collection

BC.KWP.53

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

September 14, 2010



Repository: Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
Creator:Cady, Charles B., 1931-
Title: Charles B. Cady Korean War collection
Dates: 1951; 2010
Quantity: 0.21 Linear feet
Abstract:This collection contains an oral history interview with Charles B. Cady from June 18, 2010, as well as photographs related to his military service.
Identification: BC.KWP.53
Language: English

Arrangement

This collection is arranged topically and chronologically.


Scope and Contents

The collection is a part of an ongoing Butler Center for Arkansas Studies project titled FORGOTTEN: The Arkansas Korean War Project. This initiative seeks to record the experiences of Arkansas's Korean War veterans through collection of documents, photographs, and oral history interviews.

This collection contains an oral history interview with Charles B. Cady from June 18, 2010, as well as photographs related to his military service.


Biographical Information

Charles B. Cady was born in Crossett, Arkansas, in 1931. Cady enlisted in the Marine Corps Reserve in 1948. He arrived in Korea in December 1950 and served there for almost fourteen months as a member of the 1st Tank Battalion, 1st Marine Division. Cady's duties included working as an assistant tank driver, then as a driver before becoming acting tank commander. He was wounded in action on January 12, 1952, while directing fire on an enemy emplacement. Cady returned home shortly thereafter.


Index Terms

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

Cady, Charles B., 1931-
Korean War, 1950-1953
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- United States
United States. Marine Corps. Marine Division, 1st.

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access, except where noted.

Restrictions on Use

Non-circulating, in-house use only.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Charles B. Cady Korean War collection, KWP.53, Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, Arkansas Studies Institute

Acquisition Information

Donated by Charles B. Cady, April 11, 2010


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