Scope and Contents
DVD of Evan Sparks's 2011 student history project, a documentary "War At Home," donated by William Shugarts. One CD contains scans of a scrapbook detailing the activities of the 23rd supply and Transport Battalion of the 23rd infantry (Americal) Division from 1969-1970. It contains photographs, as well as newspaper clippings from Pacific stars and Stripes, Southern Cross, and the 23D Hour. The second CD is photographs of Bill Shugarts' trip to Vietnam in 2002.
Biographical / Historical
William W. Shugarts was born in Sunbury, Pennsylvania in 1945. He enlisted in the U. S. Army in 1967. Shugarts served one year in Vietnam (August, 1969 to August 1970) of his three and a half years of military service. While stationed in Chu Lai, South Vietnam, Shugarts was ranked first lieutenant (O-2), designated Battalion Transportation Officer, he served with Americal Division (23rd S & T division), and participated in I-Corps campaign operations. Shugarts was honorably discharged as a first lieutenant in 1971