Vietnam Center and Archive Collection Finding Aid

Collection Finding Aid

Title
Charles Wright Collection
Association
Counterpart Association
Collection Number
345
Date(s)
Undated
Size
0.1 linear feet
Physical Location(s)
D047.2C
Processed by
J. Saffell, Jan. 2002[Updated: Jun. 2006 by T. Reynolds]
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

Less than one linear foot of awards, military orders and other documents detail Charles Wright's service as an advisor during the Vietnam Conflict. The bulk of the materials date from the war period, with some materials dating from the post-war period.

Biographical Note

Master Sergeant Charles R. Wright served in Vietnam from December 1967 to November 1968 as a Operations and Intelligence Noncommissioned Officer and Regional and Popular Forces Advisor for Civil Operations and Revolutionary Development Support Advisory Team 49, III Corps Tactical Zone. Master Sergeant Wright also served with Advisory Team 87, Long Khanh Province, III Corps Tactical Zone attached to the 18th ARVN Division.

Rights and Access

Access Restrictions
Collection is open for research

Collection Inventory

Contents
Box
Folder
Location
Bronze Star Certificate
1
1
D047.2C
USMACV General Orders Number 4093, Award of the Bronze Star Medal, November 24, 1968
USMACV, Authorization for Individual Foreign Award (Gallantry Cross with Bronze Star presented by the Government of Vietnam), December 16, 1968
Special Order No. 148 Extract
Excerpt from Dale Andrade, U.S. Army Advisors, p. 527-528.
Intsum Report #92 Advisory Team 87, Long Khanh Province, 18th ARVN Division, February 10, 1968
Intsum #127, Advisory Team 87, Xuan Loc, 18th ARVN Division, May 1968

Separated Materials

Photographs
VA009197: MSG Wright, Sgt An, and Lt. MacArgle.

VA009196: MSG Wright.

3VA009195: Sgt. An.

VA009198 - VA009204: Photographs from Wright's trip to Texas Tech University.

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