Letter to John C. Hagan, Jr., October 22, 1955

TO JOHN C. HAGAN, JR. October 22, 1955 Washington, DC Dear Hagan:    In your letter of August 1, enclosing a letter from Frank McCarthy dated July 27, you requested my concurrence in your plans for the George C. Marshall Foundation. As I mentioned to you in subsequent conversations, I will be very glad to […]

Letter to John C. Hagan, Jr., December 22, 1954

TO JOHN C. HAGAN JR.1 ­­December 22, 1954 Pinehurst, North Carolina My Hagan:    I appreciate your letter of November 19 advising mc that that the Department of State, the Department of Defense, and the National Archives will, by Presidential directive, cooperate in providing to The George C. Marshall Research Foundation, Inc., such documentary material relating […]

Marshall Scholars Program

  The in-person, interactive nature of this program gives students experience searching archival documents and enjoying discovery of materials supporting their research. The safety of both students and staff is paramount. At this time, in-person research activity is not possible, and rather than water down the research experience, the Foundation staff and Senior Fellow David […]

Cross of Military Service

Captain Terry was awarded the Cross of Military Service from the United Daughters of the Confederacy “in appreciation of his patriotic devotion to Flag and Country”. In the certificate, is states that his name will be inscribed on the organization’s roll of honor as a “perpetual memorial to the fact that as a descendant of […]

Letter from Virginia’s Ninth District Representative

This is a letter from C. B. Slemp, the representative for the 9th District of Virginia. It was written in response to a letter from Captain Terry’s father, Frank Terry. Frank Terry wrote a letter to the representative to report that his son had been mistakenly recorded as dead on October 11th, when he was […]

Captain Terry in the Militia

While Captain Terry did not actively serve in the second world war, this certificate displays that he became a member of the Virginia Reserve Militia in August of 1942. He was 49 years old at the time.

Captain Terry Photograph

This photograph of Captain Terry was taken right before the Battle of Meuse-Argonne. Terry entered this battle on October 8th and served until he was severely gassed on October 11th. At this point, Terry was second in command of the First Battalion of the 320th Infantry. It may have been taken before the battle to […]