Alexander B. Coxe, Sr., Papers, 1866-1874, 1899-1964

Manuscript Collection #193

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  • Box 1
    Personal correspondence, 1899-1964, undated
    • Folder a
      Personal Correspondence (1899-1900) Holograph, Typescript, Clippings, etc. 35 items. 139 p.
    • Folder b
      Personal Correspondence (1901-1906) Holograph, Clippings, etc. 13 items. 46 p. Note: Letter to Aunt Hall, dated 11 Jan. 1901, Taal Batangas, Philippine Islands, includes floor plan of his quarters and sketch map of Taal Batangas.
    • Folder c
      Personal Correspondence (1909-1920) Holograph, Typescript, Printed forms, etc. 14 items. 29 p.
    • Folder d
      Personal Correspondence (1931-1964, undated) Holograph, Typescript, Printed forms, Printed, Postcard, etc. 38 items. 72 p.
  • Box 2
    Diaries and notebooks, 1901-1934
    • Folder a
      Batangas, Philippine Islands - Chicago, IL Diary (1901) Leather bound. 1 vol. 402 p.
    • Folder b
      Philippine Islands - St. Louis, MO - Guam - Manila, Philippine Islands Diary (1905) Leather bound. 1 vol. 106 p.
    • Folder c
      Cavalry Troops Training & Performance Diary / Notebook (1912) Unbound. 1 vol. 60 p.
    • Folder d
      Cavalry Troops Training & Performance Diary / Notebook (1913) Unbound. 1 vol. 44 p.
    • Folder e
      Military tactics, training & strategy, Fort Ethan Allen - Fort Spring Notebook (1913-1914) Unbound. 1 vol. 17 p.
    • Folder f
      Peking, China Notebook (1906) Leather bound. 1 vol. 17 p.
    • Folder g
      Inspection of Signal Corps & Cavalry units, Denver, CO Notebook (1910) Leather bound. 1 vol. 63 p.
    • Folder h
      Inspection Tours, Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona Notebook (1910-1912) Leather bound. 1 vol. 56 p. Note: Infantry Trench F. S. R. & Skirmisher's Trench E. F. M. diagrams (pp. 52-53); Cavalry mess kit photographic print (pasted inside back cover)
    • Folder i
      Guam - Manila Notebook (1911) Paperbound. 1 vol. 38 p.
    • Folder j
      Pagos [?] Notebook (to 31 July 1912) Unbound. 1 vol. 38 p.
    • Folder k
      Equipment Data Notebook (June? 1916) Printed, Holograph. Unbound. 1 vol. 26 p.
    • Folder l
      Luzon - Manila Diary (1911-1912) Unbound. 1 vol. 25 p. Note: Included General Orders No. 13, Headquarters 8th Cavalry, Camp McGrath, Batangas, P. I. concerning proper pitching of a tent shelter camp (6 Sept. 1911) Printed. 2 p.
    • Folder m
      Augur Barracks - Liet Lake - Tin Can - Bual - Bud Sani Travels & Cavalry muster rolls Notebook (1913) Unbound. 1 vol. 25 p. Note: Includes holograph map of West Side of Bogsak from Pass. Engagement of Jan 20, 1913 & Diagram of Cavalry Camp morning of Jan. 27, 1913 indicating location of "bodies of Moros".
    • Folder n
      Philippine Islands Notebook (Jan. - March 1913) Unbound. 1 vol. 16 p.
    • Folder o
      Military tactics, training & strategy, Philippine Islands Notebook (13 - 21 Feb. no year) Unbound. 1 vol. 27 p.
    • Folder p
      Troops, rosters, equipment, aboard USAT WARREN; at Augur Barracks & Fort William McKinley, Philippine Islands Notebook (5 - 20 June 1913) Unbound. 1 vol. 38 p.
    • Folder q
      Ammunition in store room, Camp Stotsenburg, Guagur, Itineraries; Daily Instruction, Field Training Philippine Islands; Lists of soldiers en route to U. S. Notebook (27 Aug. - 26 Nov. 1913) Unbound. 1 vol. 17 p.
    • Folder r
      Officers of the day rosters, duty rosters; list of calls; ration returns, etc. Notebook (10 Sept. - 20 Oct. 1913) Unbound. 1 vol. 35 p.
    • Folder s
      Alabama National Guard, Montgomery, AL & Natchez, MS inspections; Training course diagrams Notebook (21 - 30 July 1914) Unbound. 1 vol. 19 p.
    • Folder t
      Study and Recitation of Order and Letters 1 August 1913; Time required for tests; Cost of rations; Tests 3rd Squadron Notebook (1910 - 1913) Unbound. 1 vol. 12 p.
    • Folder u
      Test of Equitation, Troop "G", 2nd Cavalry 16 April 1916; "H" Troop; Railroad Transportation required for movement to border Notebook (1916) Unbound. 1 vol. 6 p.
    • Folder v
      Pay & Mileage during World War I; Cavalry Intelligence Notebook, Ft. Riley, KS (17 Aug. 1917 - 14 Feb. 1921) Unbound. 1 vol. 19 p. Note: Includes plan of Fort Seldon, NM 8/25/1919;
    • Folder w
      Trip to France / American Expeditionary Force (AEF) Service Notebook (15 Sept. 1918 - 16 Jan. 1919) Unbound. 1 vol. 38 p. Note: Includes daily notes of military & personal activities, observations, etc.
    • Folder x
      Zone Supply Officer, Laredo - San Antonio, TX - Charleston, WV Notebook (21 Aug. - 13 Nov. 1919) Unbound. 1 vol. 28 p. Note: Reports that "socialists working among our troops" on 12 Nov. concerning mine workers disputes; notes on meeting with Col. Leonard Wood and Governor John Jacob Cornwell, Charleston, WV; Meeting with Lt. Col. Scott, G2, 1st Division, Louisville, KY regarding countering radical propaganda; Meetings in Chicago; Notes on Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) and Syndicalism.
    • Folder y
      Field Officer's Class, The Cavalry School 1922 Notebook (3 Feb.; 24 March - 9 June 1922) Unbound. 1 vol. 34 p.
    • Folder z
      Board for Reorganization of General Staff Notebook (3 Sept. - 18 Dec. 1919) Unbound. 1 vol. 16 p.
    • Folder za
      Interviews with prospective G-2 officers including Alvin P. Howard, New Orleans, LA; Major Woodruff, San Antonio, TX; General Howze; Sen. Albert Fall; Capt. L. F. Matlack, I. O., 8th Cavalry; General McCoy, Douglas, AZ & other officers, Washington, DC Notebook (3 Jan. - 8 March 1920) Unbound. 1 vol. 36 p.
    • Folder zb
      Squadron Field Equipment, Memorandum Second Cavalry, Wagon Spring, Fort Riley, KS Notebook (1 Oct. 1921 - 13 Feb. 1922) Unbound. 1 vol. 9 p.
    • Folder zc
      Military Tactics, Training & Strategy Notebook (23 Feb. - 7 March 1922) Unbound. 1 vol. 38 p.
    • Folder zd
      Military Tactics, Training & Strategy Notebook (9 - 23 March 1922) Unbound. 1 vol. 57 p. Note: Includes diagrams of Battle of Stones River, Dec. - Jan. 1861-1862; trenches, strong points, etc.
    • Folder ze
      • Military Tactics, Training & Strategy Notebook (25 March - 6 April 1922) Unbound. 1 vol. 18 p.   (item #1)
      • Military Tactics, Training & Strategy Notebook (10 - 21 April 1922) Unbound. 1 vol. 28 p.   (item #2)
    • Folder zf
      Military Tactics, Training & Strategy Notebook (24 April - 25 May 1922) Unbound. 1 vol. 55 p. Note: Includes diagram of the Battle of Nery, France between British and German Armies, 1 Sept. 1914.
    • Folder zg
      Cavalry: Its Role and Other Features, by Col. H. S. Hawkins, Conference No. 1 Notebook (1 - 9 Feb. 1922) Unbound. 1 vol. 92 p.
    • Folder zh
      Fort Riley, KS - Ft. Leavenworth, KS - Des Moines, IA - St. Paul, MN - Waterloo, IA - La Salle, IA - St. Louis, MO - Washington, DC Trip Notebook (18 June - 18 July 1925) Unbound. 1 vol. 10 p.
    • Folder zi
      Cavalry Board 1929 Notebook (4 - 19 June 1929) Unbound. 1 vol. 28 p.
    • Folder zj
      Tactical Inspections, Fort Bliss, TX , etc. Notebook (3 May 1934 - 7 Oct. 1935) Unbound. 1 vol. 11 p.
    • Folder zk
      Civilian Conservation Corps (C. C. C.) Inspections, Bonita Canyon, Columbine, Treasure Park, Pinal Mountain, Globe Sub-District, William Sub-District, Beaver Head, Polica, High Rolls, 1934 Notebook (17 - 21 July 1934) Unbound. 1 vol. 12 p.
    • Folder zl
      Address Book (ca. 1892-1910) Leather bound. 1 vol. 105 p.
  • Box 3
    Service Records, 1906-1914; Military Correspondence, 1899-1920
    • Folder a
      Official Files; Service Records (1906-1914) Holograph, Printed forms, Photocopies, etc. 15 items. 75 p.
    • Folder b
      Military Correspondence (1899-1917) Holograph, Printed forms, Photocopies, Postcard, etc. 89 items. 193 p.
    • Folder c
      Military Correspondence (1918-1920) Holograph, Printed forms, Photocopies, etc. 121 items. 236 p. Note: Includes letter from J. Edgar Hoover, Special Assistant to the Attorney General (2 Jan. 1920) TLS regarding deportation of Emma Goldman, Alexander Berkman to Russia, arrests of communists, preparing for prosecution of Ludwig C. A. K. Martens; has not forgotten Coxe's request for information on jurisdiction of Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).
  • Box 4
    Military correspondence, 1923-1941
    • Folder a
      Military Correspondence (1923-1936) Holograph, Printed, Printed forms, Photocopies, Postcards, Charts, etc. 36 items. 153 p.
    • Folder b
      Military Correspondence (1940-1941, 1947) Holograph, Printed forms, Photocopies, Postcard, etc. 23 items. 75 p.
    • Folder c
      Official Files (1860-1926, undated) Holograph, Printed forms, Photocopies, Postcard, etc. 23 items. 52 p.
  • Box 5
    Miscellaneous Files: Case Files, Publications, Slocum Trophy Files, Training Materials, 1918-1928
    • Folder a
      John C. Hammond Case File (1919-1920) 35 items. 108 p.
    • Folder b
      Military Intelligence Publications
      • General Orders No. 15 [G.O.14], by John Biddle, Major General, Acting Chief of Staff, War Department, Washington. (9 Feb. 1918) Printed. 1 item. 5 p.  (item #1)
      • Military Intelligence Combat Intelligence Regulations, by J. L. Hines, Major General, Chief of Staff. Training Regulations No. 210-5. War Department, Washington, DC (20 Sept. 1926) Printed. Unbound. 1 item. 20 p. Note: Duplicate of #193.5.b.3; Autographed: "Chief of Staff"  (item #2)
      • Military Intelligence Combat Intelligence Regulations, by J. L. Hines, Major General, Chief of Staff. Training Regulations No. 210-5. War Department, Washington, DC (20 Sept. 1926) Printed. Unbound. 1 item. 20 p. Note: Duplicate of #193.5.b.2  (item #3)
      • The Military Intelligence Division (G-2) War Department General Staff, by Col. J. H. Reeves, G. S., A. C. of S., G-2. C-2 Course No. 5, 1925-1926. Lecture delivered at the Army War College, Washington Barracks. Number of copies 165. Copy No. __ (2 Jan. 1926) Mimeographed. Soft cover bound. 1 item. 16 p. Note: Autographed by Coxe on cover; duplicate of #193.5.b.5 & #194.5.b.6  (item #4)
      • The Military Intelligence Division (G-2) War Department General Staff, by Col. J. H. Reeves, G. S., A. C. of S., G-2. C-2 Course No. 5, 1925-1926. Lecture delivered at the Army War College, Washington Barracks. Number of copies 165. Copy No. 105 (2 Jan. 1926) Mimeographed. Unbound. 1 item. 14 p. Note: Autographed by Coxe on cover; duplicate of #193.5.b.4 & #194.5.b.6  (item #5)
      • The Military Intelligence Division (G-2) War Department General Staff, by Col. J. H. Reeves, G. S., A. C. of S., G-2. C-2 Course No. 5, 1925-1926. Lecture delivered at the Army War College, Washington Barracks. Number of copies 165. Copy No. 163 (2 Jan. 1926) Mimeographed. Unbound. 1 item. 14 p. Note: Autographed by Coxe on cover; duplicate of #193.5.b.4 & #194.5.b.5  (item #6)
      • The Military Intelligence Division General Staff, by Brigadier-General Marlborough Churchill, General Staff, Assistant Chief of Staff, Director of Military Intelligence. Reprint from the Journal U. S. Artillery (April 1920) Printed. Pamphlet binder. 1 item. 14 p. Note: pp. 3-22 separated.  (item #7)
    • Folder c
      Slocum Trophy Material (1928) Typescripts, Printed forms, Photographic prints, etc. 14 items. 103 p.
    • Folder d
      Cavalry & Infantry Training Material Manuscript Materials (1919-1927) Typescripts, Holographs, Mimeographs. 19 items. 138 p.
    • Folder e
      Training Material: Broadsides, Brochures, Pamphlets (1923-1927)
      • Annual Report of the Commandant, The Cavalry School, Fort Riley, KS, 1925, by W. W. Whitside, Colonel, Q. M. Corps, Quartermaster (1926) Pamphlet. Printed. Soft cover. 1 item. 38 p.  (item #1)
      • Circular of Information for Officers Ordered to the Cavalry School for Duty, The Cavalry School, Fort Riley, by Aubrey Lippincott, Lieut. Col., Cavalry, Executive Officer, KS, Q.M.C. Plant (19 April 1926) Brochure. Printed. Soft cover. 1 item. 7 p. Note: Autographed "Just a sample of printing now being done. A.M.B." on cover.  (item #2)
      • General Orders No. 1, The Cavalry School, Fort Riley, KS, by Command of Brigadier General King, Douglas McCaskey, Lieut. Col., Cavalry, Executive Officer (5 Jan. 1925) Pamphlet. Printed. Soft cover. 1 item. 14 p. Note: Printed on cover: "General Orders No. 36, last of series 1924"; Autographed "Coxe" on cover.  (item #3)
      • Map Problem No. 2, November 15, 1926, Department of Tactics, Advanced Class, Academic Division, The Cavalry School, Fort Riley, KS Q.M.C. Plant (28 Oct. 1926) Pamphlet. Printed. Soft cover. 1 item. 8 p.  (item #4)
      • Notes on Training for 1926, General Orders No. 9, War Department, Washington, DC, by order of the Secretary of War, J. L. Hines, Major General, Chief of Staff (15 May 1926) Pamphlet. Printed. Soft cover. 1 item. 6 p. Note: Autographed "C of S" [Chief of Staff] on first page.  (item #5)
      • Notes on Training for 1927, General Orders No. 21, War Department, Washington, DC, by order of the Secretary of War, J. L. Hines, Major General, Chief of Staff (26 Oct. 1926) Pamphlet. Printed. Soft cover. 1 item. 6 p. Note: Autographed "C of S" [Chief of Staff] and "ABC" Alexander B. Coxe" on first page.  (item #6)
      • Notes on Training for 1928, General Orders No. 14, War Department, Washington, DC, by order of the Secretary of War, C. P. Summerall, Major General, Chief of Staff (20 Sept. 1927) Pamphlet. Printed. 1 item. 4 p. Note: Autographed "C of S" [Chief of Staff] on first page.  (item #7)
      • Program of Equestrian Events to be held during Graduation Week, June 1 - 10, 1926, The Cavalry School, Fort Riley, KS, Approved by E. E. Booth, Brig. Gen., U. S. Army, Commandant (1926) Pamphlet, Printed. Soft cover. 1 item. 21 p.  (item #8)
      • Schedule of Events to be held during the period May 24 - June 10 1926, The Cavalry School, Fort Riley, KS Q.M.C. Plant (18 May 1926) Pamphlet. Printed. Soft cover. 1 item. 6 p.  (item #9)
      • School Publications from The Cavalry School, Book Department, The Cavalry School, Fort Riley, KS. (1926). Brochure. Printed. 1 item. 2 p. Note: Autographed on cover: "Our first gasp in this line. As other texts are revised they will be printed."  (item #10)
      • Suggestions for the Preparation of Papers [The Cavalry School, Fort Riley, KS], by D. J. M. Miscl. No. 18, 1922-1923 (20 June 1923) Pamphlet. Mimeographed. 1 item. 6 p. Note: Autographed "Coxe" on cover.  (item #11)
      • Troop Movements by Motor Transport of the Division Quartermaster Train, Instruction Circular No. 12, The General Service Schools, Fort Leavenworth, KS, H. J. Brees, Colonel Cavalry (D.O.L.) Assistant Commandant (15 Nov. 1927) Broadside. Printed. 1 item. 1 p.  (item #12)
  • Box 6
    • Folder a
      Financial Papers, 1915-1962; Retirement Files, 1936-1964
    • Folder b
      Retirement Files (1936-1964) Typescripts, Printed forms, Mimeographed forms, Pamphlets, Computer card statements, Photographic print. 77 items. 147 pp. Note: Includes identification photographic print of Col. Coxe, ca. 31 Jan. 1956.
    • Folder c
      Retired Officers Association, Minnesota Chapter Files (1959-1964) Printed. Typescripts, Printed forms, etc. 35 items. 98 p.
    • Folder d
      Retired Army Personnel Bulletin, Headquarters, Department of the Army, Washington, DC (Jan. 1960 - Dec. 1964) Printed. Periodical. 55 items. 144 p.
  • Box 7
    Clippings and Photographs, 1892-1961
    • Folder a
      Bonus Riots Clippings (1932)
    • Folder b
      Atomic Threat Clippings & Pamphlets (1950-1951, 1959, 1961) Clippings & Printed. 11 items. 40 p.
    • Folder c
      Russia Clippings (1930-1932) Clippings. 25 items. 41 p.
    • Folder d
      Miscellaneous Clippings & Pamphlets (1915-1937) Clippings, Pamphlets. 29 items. 69 p. Note: Includes biographical clippings regarding Coxe, citations, retirement, marriage of son, etc.; also includes 2 copies of "A Continental Army", by Joseph T. Dickman, 2nd U. S. Cavalry (Nov. 1915) Printed. Pamphlet. 4 p.
    • Folder e
      Photographic prints P-193/1 - P-193/83 (ca. 1913-1916, undated) 83 items. 83 p. Note: Includes photographic prints of Alexander B. Coxe, Sr. and his family, friends, officers, etc. at Ft. Ethan Allen, Jolo - Batangas - Zamboanga (Philippine Islands), Arcadia, St. Louis, MO, Camping trips, etc.
    • Folder f
      • Photographic prints P-193/84 - P-193/151 (ca. 1899-1900, 1917, undated) 67 items. 67 p. Note: Includes photographic prints of Alexander B. Coxe, Sr., U. S. officers & men, Native Scouts, during Spanish American War and Filipino Insurrection in the Philippine Islands, including San Felipe, Honolulu, Vancouver, WA, Sacatay Market, UST PENNSYLVANIA, Caloocan Expedition, P.I., Calle Real, Manila, P.I., Lipa, Batangas Province, P.I., UST OLYMPIA, Mariquina Valley, Isla de Volcan de Lagunde de Borbondo Taal, etc.  (item #1)
      • Photographic prints P-193/152 - P-193/189 (ca. 1899-1900, undated) 37 items. 37 p. Note: includes photographic prints of Alexander B. Coxe, Sr., U. S. officers & men, including Pedro Carrandan, Presidente; Senor Pablo, Vice Presidente; during the Spanish American War and Filipino Insurrection, including at San Felipe, Honolulu, Tanavan, Sant Tomas, Caloocan, Caloocan Expedition, Buyumumgan, P. I., Colamba, Pasig River, Manila, Calabozo, Lake Taal, Vancouver, WA, etc.  (item #2)
      • Photographic prints P-193/190 - P-193/230 (6 Nov. 1910 - 10 June 1932, undated) 44 items. 44 p. Note: includes photographic prints of Alexander B. Coxe, Sr., Mrs. Coxe, Alexander B. Coxe, Jr., Annie Coxe, and other friends and family at Batangas, P.I., Zamboanga, P.I., Jolo, P.I., Camp Stotsenburg, P.I., and Arcadia, Ft. Riley, KS  (item #3)
      • Photographic prints P-193/231 - P-193/235 (ca. 1910) 5 items. 5 p. Note: Includes photographic prints of Annie Coxe, at an unknown location or locations in the U.S.  (item #4)
      • Photographic prints P-193/236 - P-193/237 (16 Nov. 1910) 5 items. 5 p. Note: Includes photographic print of Alexander B. Coxe, Jr. & Annie Coxe, at an unknown location or locations in the U.S.  (item #5)
    • Folder g
      • Photographic prints P-193/238 - P-193/247 (4 July 1919) 10 items. 10 p. Note: Includes photographic prints of Mrs. Coxe, Annie Coxe & Alexander B. Coxe, Sr. & Alexander B. Coxe, Jr., at Brodie Heights, MN and unknown locations in the U.S.  (item #1)
      • Photographic prints P-193/248 - P-193/263 (Nov. 1936 - May 1937) 16 items. 16 p. Note: Includes photographic prints of an unknown young girl and unknown location in the U.S.  (item #2)
      • Photographic prints P-193/264 - P-193/274 (1920) 11 items. 11 p. Note: Includes photographic prints of Alexander B. Coxe, Jr., Annie Coxe, and Mrs. Coxe at White Bear Lake, MN.  (item #3)
      • Photographic prints P-193/275 - P-193/283 (1916) 9 items. 9 p. Note: Includes photographic prints of Alexander B. Coxe, Jr., Annie Coxe, and Mrs. Coxe at Fort Ethan Allen, VT.  (item #4)
      • Photographic prints P-193/284 - P-193/288 (1916, 1925) 5 items. 5 p. Note: Includes photographic prints of Annie Coxe in winter at Fort Ethan Allen, VT and Alexander B. Coxe, Jr. at Camp Red Cloud, MN.  (item #5)
      • Photographic prints P-193/289 - P-193/290 (Oct. 1892, undated) 2 items. 2 p. Note: Includes two photographic prints of Susan Larkin Thomson (Mrs. Alexander B. Coxe, Sr.) St. Louis, MO.  (item #6)
      • Photographic prints P-193/291 - P-193/294 (1916) 4 items. 4 p. Note: Includes photographic prints of Alexander B. Coxe, Jr. and Annie Coxe, skiing; also of the Railroad Station at Fort Ethan Allen, VT.  (item #7)
      • Photographic prints P-193/295 - P-193/299 (1919-1920) 5 items. 5 p. Note: Includes photographic prints of Annie Coxe at White Bear Lake, MN in 1920; also of Alexander B. Coxe, Jr. at Washington, Summer 1919.  (item #8)
      • Photographic prints P-193/300 - P-193/311 (1919-1920) 12 items. 12 p. Note: Includes photographic prints of Annie Coxe and Alexander B. Coxe, Jr. at San Antonio, TX, 1919; scenes of Mount Vernon, Va, including views of the porch and George and Martha Washington's tomb.   (item #9)
      • Photographic prints P-193/312 - P-193/322 (Sept. 1916-Aug. 1917) 11 items. 11 p. Note: Includes photographic prints of Alexander B. Coxe, Sr. & Alexander B. Coxe, Jr. at Fort Ethan Allen, VT, and Sherwood Forest [TX ?].  (item #10)
      • Photographic prints P-193/323 - P-193/326 (1916) 4 items. 4 p. Note: Includes photographic prints of Alexander B. Coxe, Jr., Annie Coxe, Mrs. Coxe, and unidentified other children at Fort Ethan Allen, VT.  (item #11)
      • Photographic prints P-193/327 - P-193/362 (ca. 1905, 1911-1916) 36 items. 36 p. Note: Includes photographic prints of Annie Coxe, Alexander B. Coxe, Jr., Mrs. Coxe, Mr. & Mrs. White, and various family friends with scenes of Batangas, PI, Camp Stotsenburg, PI, Jolo, PI, Fort Ethan Allen, VT, and Manila, PI.  (item #12)
    • Folder h
      Photographic negatives N-193/55, P-193/58 (ca. Oct. 1916) 2 items. 2 p. Note: Includes photographic negatives of Annie Coxe.
  • Box 8
    Robert Coxe Papers; Miscellaneous, 1866-1972, undated
    • Folder a
      Miscellaneous materials (1916, 1919, 1956, 1972, undated) Woman's Liberty Loan Committee, Washington, DC's medal & cover letter to Mrs. A. B. Coxe (1919); Gen. Basil W. Duke (1838-1916) obituary clipping of Confederate general and last commander of "Morgan's Raiders" (ca. 1916); Alexander B. Coxe, Sr. retired military identification card (1956); biographical sketch of Alexander B. Coxe, Sr. by Alexander B. Coxe, Jr. (1972). 4 items. 6 p.
    • Folder b
      Robert Edward Coxe, Jr. Papers (1866-1874) including certificate of appointment as a cadet at U. S. Military Academy (1866); poems addressed to Miss Helen Bacon (1866, 1870); invitations to the wedding of Helen Bacon & Robert E. Coxe, Jr. addressed to Mrs. & Mrs. Richard Coxe & Miss Emma K. Coxe (one with clipping attached announcing the wedding); 2 letters from Helen Bacon Coxe to her mother, Germantown, PA (1873); Adjutant General's Office, War Dept., Washington, DC certificate (1874) accepting resignation of 2nd Lt. Robert E. Coxe, 8th Cavalry. 8 items. 13 p.
    • Folder c
      Notes by Lieut. Robt. E. Coxe, 8th Cavalry, from Fort Lyon, Colorado to Fort Union, New Mexico by Dooge's Cutt, 14 - 21 March 1873, including descriptions of the topography, weather, settlements, watercourses, etc. and sketch maps for each section of the route. 1 vol. Hardcover. 43 p. used of 63 p. Note: Torn, fragile; needs conservation.
    • Folder d
      Official Army Register for January, 1871 (Adjutant General's Office, Washington, DC January 1, 1871) Printed. 1 vol. 111 p. Note: Brittle, fragile, torn; needs conservation.
    • Folder e
      General Staff Brassard [Armband] worn by Colonel A. B. Coxe in the Meuse Argonne Offensive in labeled envelope (1918) Museum object. 1 item. 2 p.
    • Folder f
      Button from the uniform of my father Robert Edward Coxe, work while at the Poughkeepsie Military Academy, N.Y. before he entered [the U. S. Military Academy] West Point in 1866 in case. Museum object. 1 item. 2 p.
    • Folder g
      Cavalry Division marksmanship medal in case (undated) Museum object. 1 item. 2 p.
    • Folder h
      Colonel's insignia of rank pin (eagle) in plastic case (undated) Museum object [brass] 1 item. 2 p. 2" x 0.75". Note: Worn by Col. A. B. Coxe, Sr.
    • Folder i
      Colonel's insignia of rank pin (eagle) in plastic case (undated) Museum object [brass] 1 item. 2 p. 1" x 0.50". Note: Worn by Col. A. B. Coxe, Sr.
    • Folder j
      United States Army Infantry Tactics, Double and Single Rank. Adapted to American Topography and Improved Fire-Arms. By Bvt. Major-General Emory Upton, U. S. Army. Revised edition. (New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1876) Printed. Hardbound. 1 vol. 225 p. Note: Autographed "A. B. Coxe. 'E' Co. 1st Reg. I. N. G." on flyleaf.
  • Oversize Folder os1
    Commissions, Diploma, Award Citations, Certificates, 1892-1929
    • Alexander B. Coxe's commission as adjutant of the 3rd Regiment of Infantry in the National Guard of Minnesota with rank of Captain (26 January 1899) Printed form. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Signed by Governor John Lind; Adjutant General Geo. C. Lambert  (item #1)
    • Alexander B. Coxe's commission as Quartermaster of the 14th Regiment of Infantry Minnesota Volunteer Infantry with rank of First Lieutenant (5 May 1898) Printed form. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Signed by Governor David Marston Clough; Adjutant General Hermann Muehlberg.  (item #2)
    • Alexander B. Coxe's discharge from U. S. Army as Quartermaster of the 14th Regiment of Infantry, Minnesota Volunteers (18 November 1898) Printed form. 1 item. 1 p.  (item #3)
    • Alexander B. Coxe's commission as Quartermaster of the 14th Regiment of Infantry Minnesota Volunteer Infantry with rank of First Lieutenant (5 May 1898) Printed form. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Signed by Governor David Marston Clough; Adjutant General Hermann Muehlberg.  (item #4)
    • Alexander B. Coxe's commission as First Lieutenant and Quartermaster, 3rd Regiment of Infantry, Minnesota Volunteers (28 April 1898) Printed form. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Signed by Governor David Marston Clough; Adjutant General Hermann Muehlberg.  (item #5)
    • Alexander B. Coxe's commission as Judge Advocate and First Lieutenant, 3rd Regiment of Infantry, Minnesota National Guard (19 June 1896) Printed form. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Signed by Governor David Marston Clough; Adjutant General Hermann Muehlberg.  (item #6)
    • Alexander B. Coxe's commission as Regimental Sergeant Major, in the Minnesota National Guard (22 March 1895) Printed form. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Signed by regimental commanding officer & adjutant.  (item #7)
    • Alexander B. Coxe's commission as Sergeant, Company C, Minnesota National Guard (22 April 1893) Printed form. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Signed by regimental commanding officer & adjutant.  (item #8)
    • Alexander B. Coxe's commission as Corporal SC [Second Class], Company C, Minnesota National Guard (13 August 1892) Printed form. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Signed by regimental commanding officer & adjutant.  (item #9)
    • Alexander B. Coxe's commission as Colonel of Cavalry in the Regular Army of the United States (1 October 1929) Printed form. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Signed by Secretary of War James W. Good [not signed by President Herbert Hoover]  (item #10)
    • Alexander B. Coxe's commission as Lieutenant Colonel of Cavalry (10 March 1921) Printed form. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Signed by Secretary of War John W. Weeks [not signed by President Warren G. Harding]  (item #11)
    • Alexander B. Coxe's commission as Lieutenant Colonel of Cavalry (14 July 1920) Printed form. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Signed by Secretary of War Newton D. Baker [not signed by President Warren G. Harding]; signed by Adjutant General G. Perkins.  (item #12)
    • Alexander B. Coxe's commission as Colonel of Cavalry (20 August 1918) Printed form. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Signed by Assistant Secretary of War Peyton C. March [not signed by President Woodrow Wilson]; signed by Adjutant General P. C. Harris.  (item #13)
    • Alexander B. Coxe's commission as Temporary Lieutenant Colonel of Cavalry (7 February 1918) Printed form. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Signed by Assistant Secretary of War B. Howell [not signed by President Woodrow Wilson]; signed by Adjutant General Henry P. McCain.  (item #14)
    • Alexander B. Coxe's commission as Temporary Major of Cavalry (7 February 1918) Printed form. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Signed by Assistant Secretary of War B. Howell [not signed by President Woodrow Wilson]; signed by Adjutant General Henry P. McCain.  (item #15)
    • Alexander B. Coxe's commission as Temporary Major of Cavalry (19 October 1917) Printed form. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Signed by Assistant Secretary of War William McIngraham [not signed by President Woodrow Wilson]; signed by Adjutant General Henry P. McCain.  (item #16)
    • Alexander B. Coxe's commission as Captain of Cavalry (20 March, 9 April, 5 June 1912) Printed forms & Carbon TLS. 3 items. 3 p. Note: Commission signed by President William Howard Taft; signed by Secretary of War Henry L. Stimson; signed by Adjutant General Henry P. McCain; Transmission printed form signed by Adjutant General A. F. Ladd; TLS of acceptance signed by A. B. Coxe, Captain, 8th Cavalry.  (item #17)
    • Alexander B. Coxe's commission as First Lieutenant of Cavalry (2 March 1903) Printed form. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Signed by President Theodore Roosevelt; signed by Secretary of War Elihu Root; signed by Adjutant General H. C. Conlin.  (item #18)
    • Alexander B. Coxe's commission as First Lieutenant of Cavalry (5 July 1902) Printed form. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Signed by President Theodore Roosevelt; signed by Secretary of War Elihu Root; signed by Adjutant General H. C. Conlin.  (item #19)
    • Alexander B. Coxe's commission as Second Lieutenant of Cavalry (26 December 1901) Printed form. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Signed by President Theodore Roosevelt; signed by Secretary of War Elihu Root; signed by Adjutant General H. C. Conlin.  (item #20)
    • Alexander B. Coxe's commission as Second Lieutenant of Cavalry (27 July 1901) Printed form. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Signed by President William McKinley; signed by Acting Secretary of War William C. Langer; signed by Acting Adjutant General Thomas P. Ward.  (item #21)
    • Alexander B. Coxe's commission as First Lieutenant, 39th Regiment of Infantry, United States Volunteers (24 August 1899) Printed form. 1 items. 1 p. Note: Commission signed by President William McKinley; signed by Secretary of War Elihu Root; signed by Adjutant General H. C. Corbin.  (item #22)
    • Alexander B. Coxe's commission as First Lieutenant, 39th Regiment of Infantry, United States Volunteers (10 January 1899, 9 May 1900) Printed form & TLS. 2 items. 2 p. Note: Commission signed by President William McKinley; signed by Secretary of War Elihu Root; signed by Adjutant General H. C. Corbin; TLS of commendation for A. B. Coxe's "prompt and energetic work in charge of the mounted scouts, when firing began at Rosario [Philippine Islands]" True Copy signed by Frank C. Burnett, 2nd Lieut. 39th Infantry, U. S. Volunteers.  (item #23)
    • Alexander B. Coxe's diploma from the Cavalry School Field Officer's Course, Fort Riley, Kansas (10 June 1922) Printed form. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Signed by faculty.  (item #24)
    • Alexander B. Coxe's honorable discharged as First Lieutenant and Battalion Adjutant, 39th Regiment of Infantry, United States Volunteers, Presidio San Francisco, California (6 May 1901) Printed form. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Signed by Maj. P. Dauguorne, commanding.  (item #25)
    • Alexander B. Coxe's Silver Star Award for Gallantry in Action against insurgent forces at Carmona, Luzon, Philippine Islands 3 January 1900 (18 Feb., 11 March 1900; 25 February, 3 March 1924; 28 March 1927) Printed forms, TL, TLS & Typescript. 7 items. 7 p. Note: Certificate signed by Secretary of War Dwight A. Davis; signed by Adjutant General Robert C. Davis; Recommendation for Honorable Mention TLS signed by Noel Gaines, Capt., 39th Infantry, U.S. Volunteers; Recommendation that Coxe be made Brevet Captain, for "great personal gallantry" at Carmona, P.I. carbon TLS signed by John H. Parker, Major, 39th Infantry, U.S. Volunteers; Order that Coxe be awarded the Silver Star for "gallantry in action" at Carmona, P.I., signed by Adjutant General Edward C. Walthall; Citation typescript; Official copy cover letter carbon TL; Transmission printed form; Certificate autographed: "Snappy work! 27 years and 17 days to get a one cent star."  (item #26)
    • Alexander B. Coxe's Distinguished Service Medal for performance of duties of great responsibilities as Colonel of Cavalry, General Staff Corps, with Military Intelligence Division, in the World War (4 March 1926) Printed forms. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Certificate signed by Secretary of War Dwight F. Davis; signed by Adjutant General Robert C. Davis.  (item #27)
    • Alexander B. Coxe's Le Grand Chancelier de l'Ordre National de la Legion D'Honneur [French Legion of Honor Certificate] for services as chief of section B of the intelligence section of General Headquarters (26 July, 25 November 1919) Printed form & Carbon TLS. French language. 2 items. 2 p. Note: Transmission carbon TL signed by Adjutant General William S. Biddle.  (item #28)

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