Clifford Bateman Ballard papers: 1918-2010
Clifford Bateman Ballard papers
Ballard, Clifford Bateman, 1887-1919
Papers of a soldier with the 339th Infantry in the Allied intervention in Russia, 1918-1919, the "Polar Bear Expedition."2011034 Aa 1
The material is in English
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The collection was donated by Barbe Ballard Breylinger, of Bigfork, Montana, in 2011 (Donor No. 10504).
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item, folder title, box. no., Clifford Bateman Ballard collection, 1918-2010, Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan
Clifford Bateman Ballard (Nov. 5, 1887-Feb. 7, 1919) served as 2nd lieutenant, Machine Gun Company, 339th Infantry, during the American intervention at Archangel, Russia, the "Polar Bear Expedition." He was killed in action at Kodish, Russia.
Collection Scope and Content Note
Collected transcript of Ballard's diary and a letter to his family, copies of photos and of published materials relating to his service.
This collection is indexed under the following headings in the finding aid database and catalog of The Bentley Historical Library/University of Michigan. Researchers desiring additional information about related topics should search the catalog using these headings.
- Soviet Union -- History -- Allied intervention, 1918-1920.
- Polar Bear Expedition.
- Ballard, Clifford Bateman, 1887-1919.
- Breylinger, Barbe Ballard, collector.
- Polar Bear Expedition (1918-1919)
- United States. Army. Infantry, 339th.