F. Gorham Brigham Collection
Commissioned a Second Lieutenant in the Field Artillery Reserves in 1939, F. Gorham Brigham was called to active duty in September 1940 as a Lieutenant, U.S. Army. During World War II, he served in the Secretariat of Chief of Staff George C. Marshall, who decorated him with the Legion of Merit in 1945. Brigham returned to the Army Reserve in 1946 as a Lt. Colonel and retired as a Colonel in the Finance Corps in 1967.
The collection includes a 1944 Secretariat photo with identifications, award photos, signed general officer portraits, snapshots, letters, orders, Chief of Staff organizational charts, biennial reports and the Supreme Commander’s report from European operations, June 6, 1944 through May 8, 1945.