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OH012 Carl Hainline Oral History

Carl Hainline Oral History

Collection Title: Jackson Purchase Oral History Project - World War I

Series Number: OH012

Interviewee: Hainline, Carl

Interviewer: Mark Fuller

Date interviewed: October 22, 1982

Processed by: Sheree Wise

Date processed: January 21, 2009

Description: 1 sound disc (50 minutes)

Abstract: Carl Hainline, a resident of Fulton, Kentucky, discusses his World War I experiences. The topics discussed include: his general feelings about the war in Europe; feelings about President Woodrow Wilson and the United States entrance into the War; enlistment and military unit information; basic training camps; his trip overseas; morale of the solders; warfare and casualties; entertainment; receiving mail; the role of occupational forces in Germany during the post war period; returning home and seeking employment; contact with service friends and the black troops that were overseas.

Biographical / Historical note: Carl Hainline was drafted into the United States Army in 1918. He was working as a mechanic in Kansas City, Missouri. He was sent to Camp Taylor in Louisville, Kentucky and then to Camp Sherman in Iowa. He was assigned to the 158th Field Artillery Brigade. He was sent to Hoboken, New Jersey to board a ship going to Liverpool, England then on to France. When the armistice was signed he was sent to Germany.

General information: No user access to original recordings. Use audio user copies, digital derivatives, transcripts, and/or tape indexes. This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code). Permission for reproduction must be requested from Murray State University

Subject Headings / Descriptors:

Kansas City, Missouri

Camp Taylor

158th Field Artillery Brigade

Louisville, Kentucky

Hoboken, New Jersey

Liverpool, England



Research Notes: Complete transcription included with Oral History.