Soldier from Cudahy, Wisconsin; master engineer with 1st Battalion, 310th U.S. Engineers who served in the Allied intervention in Russia, 1918-1919, the "Polar Bear Expedition." Collection includes correspondence, reports, clippings, and photograph album.
0.2 linear feet 64 digital files
0561 Aa 2
Finding aid prepared by: Polly Reynolds
Scope and Content:
Correspondence describing his activities in Russia, brief letter from Robert La Follette regarding his opposition to the intervention, final report of the 310th Engineers (incomplete), and news clippings. Photograph album includes photos of scenes in Archangel and surrounding countryside, American soldiers in camp and in the field, fortifications and buildings constructed by the 310th Engineers, Russian people, Allied ships.
Biographical / Historical:
Resident of Cudahy, Wis.; master engineer with 1st Battalion, 310th U.S. Engineers, during the American intervention in Archangel, Russia.
The collection was donated by Nancy Hordyk, of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in 2005 (Donor no.: 9569 ).
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