English, Logan Berry (1884-1940) Papers, 1917-1940

Held by The Filson Historical Society

Creator: Logan Berry English, 1884-1940

Title: Papers, 1917-1940

Rights: For information regarding literary and copyright interest for these papers, contact the Curator of Special Collections.

Size of Collection: 0.33 cubic feet

Location Number: Mss. A E58

Scope and Content Note

English collection consists of personal correspondence from World War One, various post-war military papers, newspapers from November, 1918, and a folder of miscellaneous, non-military items. Lieutenant English, of Hardin and later Henderson County, Kentucky, was a chaplain in the 336 th regiment of the American Expeditionary Force and was stationed at Camp Sherman, Ohio, and various parts of France during World War One. He also served in local and state music clubs and the Kentucky Infantry Reserve until 1928. Folder 8 contains oversized newspapers.

Biographical Note

Logan Berry English was born in 1884 in Elizabethtown, Kentucky. Lieutenant English was a chaplain in the 336th regiment (part of the 84 th Lincoln, or Railsplitters Division), American Expeditionary Force, and was stationed at Camp Sherman, near Chillicothe, Ohio, and various parts of France during World War One. The 336 th never saw action and was inactivated in January, 1919. He was also involved in local and state music clubs in the 1920s and served in the Kentucky Infantry Reserve until 1928. English moved to Henderson County, Kentucky, after the war and died in 1940.

Folder List

Folder 1: Personal Correspondence

Folder 2: Personal Correspondence

Folder 3: Personal Correspondence

Folder 4: Military Correspondence

Folder 5: Military Correspondence

Folder 6: Miscellaneous Military

Folder 7: Miscellaneous

Folder 8 (oversized): Newspapers

Subject Headings

English, Logan Berry, 1884-1962

Music – 20 th century

United States. Army – Military Life

World War, 1914-1918

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