1 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) World War, 1914-1918--Veterans--Virginia.

  1. William Sylvanus Morris collection, 1917-2016 : Veterans History Project (U.S.)

    44 photographs.. manuscripts: 58 items. 1 computer optical disc ; 4 3/4 in.. -- Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    William Sylvanus Morris was born on May 5, 1888, in Lynchburg, Virginia. He served in the United States Army, 1917-1919, with the Headquarters Lines of Communication, American Expeditionary Force, at Fort Snelling, Minnesota; Fort Leavenworth, Kansas; Paris, France and Bordeaux, France. The veteran served as a camp engineer and camp commander. He worked in a water supply department and designed water systems for camps, hospitals and training centers throughout France. He also oversaw the construction of a large hospital facility. In 1919, he was discharged as a First Lieutenant. Morris died in 1947.