E. Preble Motley Papers
Scope and Contents
Collection contains a copy of Motley's memoir: Memoirs of Six Months by E. P. Motley.
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research.
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Biographical / Historical
Edward Preble Motley, Jr. was born on May 28, 1931 in Boston, Mass. He attended St. Mark's School and Harvard University before joining the Army on July 17, 1942 at Boston. Motley joined the 10th Mountain Division at Camp Hale, Colo. where he a member of Company C and Headquarters Company of the 605th Field Artillery Battlalion. He later joined Company B of the 605th and served at Camp Swift, Tex. and in Italy. Motley received a Bronze Star Medal for his actions at Riva Ridge on February 20, 1945 and was wounded in action at Mount Terminale on March 3, 1945. He died in Yolo, Calif. on September 26, 1973.
Language of Materials
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift, Bill Boddington, 1990.
Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.
Linking Entry Complexity Note
Forms part of: 10th Mountain Division Resource Center Collection.
- Camp Hale (Colo.) -- Archival resources. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Camp Swift (Tex.) -- Archival resources. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Memoirs Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Military maneuvers -- Cold weather conditions. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Motley, E. Preble (Edward Preble), Jr., 1921-1973 -- Archives.
- Ski troops. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Soldiers -- United States -- Correspondence. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- United States. Army. Field Artillery Battalion, 605th -- Archival resources.
- World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
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