SGM Carl L. Sharp papers
Scope and Content
This collection contains one letter and envelope addressed to Sharp’s commanding officer, Captain Richard M. Barb, commending Sharp and his comrades for assisting the Atlanta Police Department with the investigation of the Jewish Temple bombing on October 12, 1958. It also contains a short biographical note on Sharp outlining his military career as well as correspondence between the AHC and Sharp's family.
- 1958, 2017, undated
- Sharp, Carl Lillard, 1922-1977 (Person)
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This collection is open for research.
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Carl Lillard Sharp (1922-1977) entered the United States Army at Fort Leonard Wood, MO, in October 1943. He was stationed with the 547th Ordnance Detachment in Fort McPherson from 1957-1965. While on assignment with the Third Army staff in October 1958, he was involved in the investigation of the Jewish Temple bombing. While at Fort McPherson, the 547th shared their artillery services with local area law enforcement. Sharp retired from active duty at Fort McPherson in February 1974. After his retirement, he worked as security for the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This collection was processed in 2017.
- SGM Carl L Sharp papers
- Edward Wiggins
- May 2017
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- Finding aid is written in English.