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Michael Dennis Hoffman Letters, 1968-1969

Title
Michael Dennis Hoffman Letters, 1968-1969
ID
Mss. Acc. 2010.744
Extent
0.05 Cubic Feet
Scope and Contents
Letters, 1968-1969, of Michael Dennis Hoffman, a Private First Class in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. The first letters describe Hoffman's training, including shifts on guard duty, combat training, and equipment. During training he is stationed at Fort Lewis and Yakima Firing Center, both in Washington.  Hoffman is then sent to Vietnam and the letters from 15 June 1969 until the last letter, 25 August 1969, are sent from there.
Creators
Hoffman, Michael Dennis
Subjects
United States. Army.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Personal narratives, American
Genres
Letters (correspondence)
Languages
English

Administrative Information

Acquired
12/14/2010.
Restrictions
Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.
Rights
Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.
Acquisition Note
 Source: Purchase..
Preferred Citation
Michael Dennis Hoffman Letters, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
Collection Material Type:
Papers
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