|Title||Account: My Three Years on Ft. Wool during World War II (Horace Gifford)|
|Collection||Horace Gifford Collection|
|Description/Scope & Content||Typed account, accompanied by hand-written draft, written by Horace L. Gifford, of his service on Fort Wool during World War II. The account describes his arrival at Fort Monroe and assignment to Battery D, 2nd Coast Artillery in 1941; guns, observation towers, barracks and tents, diesel generators, and other infrastructure at Fort Wool; replacing sand with soil and grass on parade ground at request of Sgt. McIntyre, living and work conditions, and pet goats.|
McIntyre, Charles, First Sgt.
World War II
Site--Fort Wool (Fort Calhoun, Rip Raps)
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