This collection contains correspondence written by four Cotter brothers to their parents and siblings during the Vietnam War. Also included is a detailed family tree ranging from 1891-2004.
Private Gary George Cotter served in the 1st Field Artillery Battalion, 5th Artillery, U.S. Army.
Serviceman (rank unknown) John Thomas Cotter served in the U.S. Marine Corps.
Serviceman (rank unknown) George Joseph Cotter Jr. served in the U.S. Army.
Serviceman (rank unknown) Lawrence (Larry) Jerome Cotter served in the U.S Navy.
Paul Allan Cotter was a fifth brother. Paul was also in the service but the donor, Carol Cotter, could not find any of his correspondence.
1959 - 1971
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This collection contains correspondence written by Gary George Cotter, John Thomas Cotter, George Joseph Cotter Jr., and Lawrence (Larry) Jerome Cotter to their parents and siblings during the Vietnam War.
This collection is arranged by author and date.
Series 1. Correspondence from Gary G. Cotter
-- Series 2. Correspondence from John T. Cotter
-- Series 3. Correspondence from George J. Cotter Jr.
-- Series 4. Correspondence from Larry J. Cotter
-- Series 5. Family Tree
[Item title], Cotter Brothers Vietnam War correspondence (2015.088.w.r), Center for American War Letters Archives, Chapman University, CA. http://chapman.lyrasistechnology.org/repositories/4/resources/264 Accessed September 25, 2017.