Charles E. Cochran Papers
Scope and Contents
The collection includes Cochran's military records and clothing inventories (1943-1945) and correspondence (1943-1945).
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research.
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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.
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.
- Camp Hale (Colo.) Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Camp Swift (Tex.) Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Cochran, Charles E., 1922-2003 -- Archives.
- Correspondence Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Military records Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Ski troops. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Soldiers -- United States -- Correspondence. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- United States. Army. Infantry Regiment, 86th.
- World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
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