Vietnam Center and Archive Collection Finding Aid

Collection Finding Aid

Title
Edwin Lausell Collection
Association
Americal Division Veterans Association
Collection Number
2048
Date(s)
Undated
Size
0.3 linear feet
Physical Location(s)
D060.5; Artifact Collection
Processed by
J. Furr, Feb. 2008[Updated: Jan. 2010 by J. Saffell]
Digitization Status
Items from this collection have been digitized and are available in the Virtual Vietnam Archive.

To search for items within this collection, or within all of the holdings of the Vietnam Archive, go to the Virtual Vietnam Archive

Scope and Content

A copy of the February 1971 issue of the 4th Battalion, 21st Infantry's publication The Gimlet; an in-country processing manual for the 381st Replacement Company, 90th Replacement Battalion; and other ephemeral material collected by Edwin Lausell during his service in Vietnam with Americal Division.

Biographical Note

Edwin Lausell was born in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico in 1947. He was a member of ROTC in 1969 and served in the US Army for 2 years and 3 months. Mr. Lausell served in D Compnay, 4th Battalion, 21st Infantry Americal Division as an Infantry Platoon Leader. He was stationed at My Trang and Duc Pho. Edwin Lausell held the ranks of 2nd Lt. and 1st Lt. and retired at the rank of Captian in 1971. Mr. Lausell was wounded by a booby trap in April 1970 and was awarded the Bronze Star, The Purple Heart, and the VSM Combat Infantry Badge. He recieved a Masters Degree in Social Work after his Military Service.

Rights and Access

Access Restrictions
Collection is open for research

Collection Inventory

Contents
Box
Folder
Location
Military ration cards
1
1
D060.5
Military vaccination cards
Platoon leader cards
Bulletin from Arty Gimlet Hill Chapel in Duc Pho Vietnam
Copy of the February 1971 issue of the 4th Battalion, 21st Infantry's "The Gimlet"
2

Separated Materials

Museum Objects
2048museum3189: Wallet.

Digitized Materials

Items from this collection have been digitized and are available in the Virtual Vietnam Archive.

To search for items within this collection, or within all of the holdings of the Vietnam Archive, go to the Virtual Vietnam Archive