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Edwin A. Johnson Papers

Identifier: M1970

Scope and Contents

Materials include copies of Johnson's biographical data; reports of his burial (2003); copies of newspaper clippings (1945, 2004); copy photographs of Johnson (1944), his father (1906) and related monument (n.d.); notes and correspondence (1945, 2008).


  • 1906, 1944-1945, 2003-2008


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The collection is open for research.


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Biographical / Historical

Edwin Allen Johnson was born on January 24, 1922 at New Haven, Conn. He entered military service in September 1942 at Rutland, Vt. Commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant in November 1944, Johnson assumed command of a platoon in Company B for the 85th Infantry Regiment in the 10th Mountain Division. Johnson was wounded in action at Mount Belvedere, Italy on February 20, 1945. He died of his wounds on May 27, 1945 at the 12th General Hospital, Leghorn, Italy.


1 envelope

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Ann Fair, 2007.


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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