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Telegrams and letters concerning the transport of James Carlton Owens' body to the United States, and the funeral services to be held at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, 1947-1949

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 4

Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

This collection consists predominantly of letters from James Carlton Owens to his parents, wife, and children written during his Naval service in World War II. Also included are a letter from Rosa Lee Owens to James C. Owens, telegrams to the family from the military confirming the death of Owens, sympathy letters, military memorabilia, medals (including the Purple Heart), books, and certificates.


  • 1947-1949

Conditions Governing Access

Open for research.


From the Collection: 1.70 Cubic Feet

Language of Materials



Repository Details

Part of the East Texas Research Center Repository