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Charles E. Cochran Papers

Identifier: M1998

Scope and Contents

The collection includes Cochran's military records and clothing inventories (1943-1945) and correspondence (1943-1945).


  • 1943-1945


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.


All requests for permission to publish, reproduce, or quote from material in the collection should be discussed with the appropriate librarian or archivist. Permission for publication may be given on behalf of the Denver Public Library as the owner of the physical item. It is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained by the customer. The Library does not assume any responsibility for infringement of copyright or publication rights of the manuscript held by the writer, heirs, donors, or executors. Reproduction restrictions are decided on a case-by-case basis.

Biographical / Historical

Charles Cochran was born in Detroit, Mich. in 1922. He joined the 10th Mountain Division at Camp Hale, Colo. and was assigned to Headquarters of the 3rd Battalion of the 86th Infantry Regiment. Cochran later served in Companies K and M of the 86th and was stationed at Camp Swift, Tex. and saw duty in Italy. He attained the rank of Sergeant and received the Bronze Star medal for his actions in the Apennines and Po Valley. Cochran died in 2003.


1 envelope

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Charles Cochran, 1994.


Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.

Linking Entry Complexity Note

Forms part of: 10th Mountain Division Resource Center Collection.

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Repository Details

Part of the Denver Public Library, Western History and Genealogy Repository

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