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Bob Pierce Letters

 Collection
Identifier: A-0210
The collection consists of a compilation of letters sent home to family in the early 1970s by Bob Pierce during his tour of duty in the Vietnam War, with the exception of one letter sent to Pierce from his sister, Kathy. The letters only indicate the day and month that they were written, with postmark information on two letters indicating the year in which written. The letters involve general information about conditions and circumstances experienced while serving duty in Vietnam, and provide excellent insight into the mind of a soldier and his day-to-day life while serving in the Vietnam War.

Dates

  • circa 1970-1972

Language of Materials

The collection is in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Open for research.

Extent

0.10 Cubic Feet

Biographical or Historical Information

Bob Pierce, son of Mr. and Mrs. Euel Pierce, served as a soldier in the Army 1st Cavalry Division in the Vietnam Conflict/War in the early 1970s, within the years 1970 through 1972. Pierce was from Carthage, Texas and had a brother, Euel Pierce Jr., and a sister, Kathy Pierce.

Arrangement

This collection consists of 14 letters described in one folder and housed with other collections in a clamshell box.
Title
Guide to the Bob Pierce Letters
Author
Chris Elzen and Linda Reynolds
Date
2001

Repository Details

Part of the East Texas Research Center Repository

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