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Company C, 2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry, 1st Cavalry Division Collection (2405) Finding Aid

Item Number: 24050000000
 Collection

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of approximately one linear foot of documents, and newspapers donated to the archive by Douglas Young. The documents consist of morning reports and unit rosters for C Company, 2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry, 1st Cavalry Division. The morning reports date from 1965 through 1971 with the bulk of the material dating from 1965 through 1969. The rosters are from 1965 through 1967. The collection also contains copies of articles about the unit from various papers, and military newspapers.

Dates

  • Finding Aid Date: 02 February 2017
Title
Finding Aid
Author
Rebecca Vollene
Date
2017-02-02
Length (Linear Feet)
1.0
Language of description
English
4
Newspapers

Cavalair: 1967: April 1
Pacific Stars and Stripes: 1969: May 1, July 22; 1970: March 3

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2
Newsletters

Saber: 1970: July- August, September- October

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5
Electronic Media

2405EM0795 - Richard Bratton's Vietnam photos 1966 - 1967
2405EM0798 - Tom Rutten's photographs from Vietnam 1967 - 1968
2405EM0799 - CD labeled 1st Cavalry Division C-2-5
2405EM0800 - Dick and Martha Soloway My Visit to Ridgeway
2405EM0801 - Unlabeled minidisk

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2
Audio

2405AU2750 - Conversations C 2/5 Cavalry Reunion 2001
2405AU2751 - Record - First Cav Impressions of a Skytrooper by Bill Ellis

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1
Moving Images

2405VI3559 - John Kartino's Vietnam footage

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22
Photographs

1 group photo of soldiers
21 photographs from Dennis W. Kelly

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6
Serials

The Air Cavalry Division: 1969: Spring
The First Team: 1969: Summer, Fall
The Hurricane: 1969: August; 1970: January
Life: 1972: January 21

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1
Maps

2405map0084 - 1st Brigade Mission: Destroy the Enemy in War Zone C [annotated]

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  • Box 1: [1] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, 2nd Floor, Stacks, D140.6 [D140.6]]
  • Box 2: [2] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, 2nd Floor, Stacks, D140.7 [D140.7]]
  • Box 3: [3] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, 2nd Floor, Stacks, D140.7 [D140.7]]
  • Box 4: [4] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, 2nd Floor, Stacks, D140.7 [D140.7]]
  • Box 5: [5] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D197.5]]

Inventory

  • Morning Reports (October 1, 1967- December 31, 1967)
  • Morning Reports (July 1, 1967- September 30, 1967)
  • Morning Reports (April 1, 1967- June 30, 1967)
  • Morning Reports (January 1, 1967- March 31, 1967)
  • Morning Reports (October 1, 1968- December 31, 1968)
  • Morning Reports (July 1, 1968- September 30, 1968) - includes Special Orders (3)
  • Morning Reports (April 1, 1968- June 30, 1968)
  • Morning Reports (January 1, 1968- March 31, 1968)
  • Morning Reports (October 1, 1969- November 6, 1969)
  • Morning Reports (April 1, 1969- July 1969)
  • Morning Reports (November 1, 1971- November 30, 1971; December 26, 1971; January 3, 1972)
  • Morning Reports (June 30, 1965- July 3, 1965)
  • Morning Reports (November 20, 1965- November 30, 1965)
  • Morning Reports (November 1, 1966- December 31, 1966)
  • Morning Reports (September 1, 1966- October 31, 1966)
  • Morning Reports (July 1, 1966- August 31, 1966)
  • Morning Reports (May 1, 1966- June 30, 1966)
  • Morning Reports (March 1, 1966- April 30, 1966)
  • Morning Reports (January 1, 1966- February 28, 1966)
  • Second Battalion Newsletter (February 1971)
  • Blackhorse Hoofbeats - Second Brigade Newsletter, LZ English - Issue 4 March 12, 1967; Issue #5, 26 March 1967
  • Blackhorse Hoofbeats - Second Brigade Newsletter, LZ English - Issue 14, 26 July 1967 ; 1 page excerpt from 13 August 1967
  • Blackhorse Hoofbeats - Second Brigade Newsletter, LZ English - Issue 23, 13 January 1968
  • Company Roster - 1 April 1967
  • Company Roster - 1 November 1967
  • Company Roster - March 1969
  • Company Roster - June 1970
  • Personnel Rosters - July- August 1965
  • Personnel Roster - 31 January 1966
  • Personnel Roster - 27 July 1966
  • Personnel Roster - 31 October 1966
  • Personnel Roster - 22 April 1967
  • Personnel Roster - 29 October 1967
  • Personnel Roster - [September] 1968
  • Personnel Roster - 30 April 1969
  • 2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry Officer Roster - Thanksgiving 1967
  • 2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry Personnel Roster, Officers - 31 July 1966
  • 2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry Personnel Roster, Officers - 31 December 1971
  • After Action Report Counterinsurgency Lessons Learned No. 58 Operation Happy Valley - 16 January 1967
  • Cavalair Newspaper, 1st Air Cavalry Division - Volume 2 Number 42 - 13 September 1967 [photocopy]
  • Cavalair Newspaper, 1st Air Cavalry Division - Volume 2 Number 73 - 24 April 1968 [photocopy]
  • Cavalair Newspaper, 1st Air Cavalry Division - Volume 2 Number 74 - 1 May 1968 [photocopy]
  • Cavalair Newspaper, 1st Air Cavalry Division - Volume 2 Number 86 - 24 July 1968 [photocopy]
  • News Clipping from Cavalair - No Date
  • Operations of B Company, 2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry, 1st Cavalry Division in Attacking Viet Cong Heavy Weapons Battalion near Bong So - re: Personal Experience of a Company Commander, Captain Robert W. McMahon - 16-17 February 1966
  • Article, Armour Magazine - The Battle of Binh An by Major Ralph B. Garretson, Jr. - July- August 1969
  • Article, Assembly Magazine - A Great Trench of Bloody Hell: The Battle of Phu Ninh by LTC (Ret) Don Markham - March 1995
  • C Company, 2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry, 1st Air Cavalry Division Casualties for 1966-1972
  • Award of the Valorous Unit Award to the 2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry - 2 September 1968 - re: Date of Action 11 March 1967 near Bong Son
  • Special Orders No. 191, 11th Air Assault Division - Assigned to C Company, 2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry, 1st Cavalry Division - 30 June 1965
  • Letter Order No. 331, 1st Cavalry Division - Permanent Change of Station, C Company, 2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry, 1st Cavalry Division - 30 July 1965
  • 1968 Unit Chronology - C Company, 2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry, 1st Cavalry Division (compiled and copyrighted by Ken Burlington)
  • 2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry Annual Historical Report 1966
  • 2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry Unit History 1967
  • 2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry Unit History 1968
  • 2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry Unit History 1970
  • 1st Cavalry Division Daily Staff Journal October 2-10, 1965
  • 1st Cavalry Division Daily Staff Journal January 8 - 29, 1966
  • 1st Cavalry Division Daily Staff Journal February 17-22, 1966
  • 1st Cavalry Division Daily Staff Journal September 18, 1966 - November 29, 1967
  • 2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry Daily Staff Journal January 1-31, 1968
  • 2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry Daily Staff Journal February 1-29, 1968
  • 2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry Daily Staff Journal March 1-31, 1968
  • 2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry Daily Staff Journal April 1-30, 1968
  • 2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry Daily Staff Journal May 1-31, 1968
  • 2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry Daily Staff Journal July 1-31, 1968
  • 2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry Daily Staff Journal October 25 - 31, 1968
  • 2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry Daily Staff Journal November 1-15, 1968
  • 2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry Daily Staff Journal December 5, 1968
  • 2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry Daily Staff Journal April 6-30, 1969
  • 2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry Daily Staff Journal May 1-15, 1969
  • 2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry Daily Staff Journal May 16-31, 1969
  • 2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry Daily Staff Journal June 1-20, 1969
  • 2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry Daily Staff Journal July 1-15, 1969
  • 2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry Daily Staff Journal July 16-31, 1969
  • 2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry Daily Staff Journal October 1-10, 1969
  • 2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry Daily Staff Journal November 10-15, 1969
  • 2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry Daily Staff Journal January 1-15, 1970
  • 2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry Daily Staff Journal January 16-31, 1970
  • 2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry Daily Staff Journal February 1-14, 1970
  • 2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry Daily Staff Journal June 15-30, 1970
  • 2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry Daily Staff Journal April 13, 1971
  • 2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry Daily Staff Journal May 1-15, 1971
  • 2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry Daily Staff Journal June 8-16, 1971
  • 2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry Daily Staff Journal July 1-15, 1971
  • 2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry Daily Staff Journal September 1-15, 1971
  • 2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry Daily Staff Journal September 16-30, 1971
  • 2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry Daily Staff Journal November 1-30, 1971
  • 2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry Daily Staff Journal January 1-16, 1972
  • 2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry Daily Staff Journal February 1-14, 1972
  • 2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry Daily Staff Journal February 15-29, 1972
  • 2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry Daily Staff Journal March 1-17, 1972
  • 2nd Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division Daily Staff Journal December 20, 1968
  • 2nd Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division Daily Staff Journal November 1-10, 1969
  • After Action Report Pleiku Campaign October 23 - November 26, 1965
  • After Action Report Operation Silver Bayonet November 11-26, 1965
  • After Action Report Operation Matador I and II December 31, 1965 - January 17, 1966
  • After Action Report After Action Report Operation Masher and Operation White Wing January 25 - March 6, 1966
  • After Action Report Operation Jim Bowie March 1-28, 1966
  • After Action Report Operation Paul Revere and Operation Hooker I June 2-22, 1966
  • After Action Report Operation Big Top July 15-17, 1966
  • The Battle of Charlie 1st of the 5th on the Cambodian Border November 21, 1966
  • After Action Report Operation Pershing February 12 - April 8, 1967
  • The Battle of Phu Ninh March 11, 1967: analysis and participant interview transcript
  • 1st Air Cavalry Division Unit Historical Report Number 10 Operation Lejune April 6-22, 1967
  • After Action Report Operation Pershing II January 20 - February 29, 1968
  • After Action Report Tet Offensive for Phu My District Operation Pershing II January 31 - February 4, 1968
  • After Action Report Operation Pegasus the Relief of Khe Sanh March 31 - April 15, 1968
  • After Action Report Battle of the Angel's Wing March 9, 1969
  • After Action Report Attacks on LZ Ike June 17 - 20, 1969
  • After Action Report Attack on Fire Support Base Ike November 4, 1969
  • After Action Report Operation Flying Finn January 5-8, 1970
  • Information on PFC Charles T. Moore KIA Operation Flying Finn January 5, 1970
  • After Action Report Combat Operations by the 2nd Battalion 5th Cavalry in the Dinh Quan Area November 17 - 25, 1971
  • 1st Cavalry Division Operation Report Lessons Learned (ORLL) May 1 - July 31, 1967
  • 1st Cavalry Division Operation Report Lessons Learned (ORLL) August 1 - October 31, 1967
  • 1st Cavalry Division Operation Report Lessons Learned (ORLL) February 1 - April 30, 1968
  • 2nd Brigade 1st Cavalry Division Operation Report Lessons Learned (ORLL) August 1 - October 31, 1968
  • 1st Cavalry Division Operation Report Lessons Learned (ORLL) November 1, 1968 - January 31, 1969
  • 1st Cavalry Division Operation Report Lessons Learned (ORLL) February 1 - April 30, 1969
  • 1st Cavalry Division Operation Report Lessons Learned (ORLL) May 1 - July 31, 1969
  • 1st Cavalry Division Operation Report Lessons Learned (ORLL) May 1 - July 31, 1969
  • 2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry Operation Report Lessons Learned (ORLL) November 1, 1970 - April 30, 1971
  • 3rd Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division Operation Report Lessons Learned (ORLL) November 1, 1970 - April 10, 1971
  • 3rd Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division Operation Report Lessons Learned (ORLL) May 1 - October 31, 1971
  • 3rd Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division Operation Report Lessons Learned (ORLL) April 30 - June 20, 1972
  • The construction of a fire base in the 1st Cavalry Division October 10, 1969
  • Orders 1st Cavalry Division Award of Combat Infantryman Badge 1965 - 1971
  • Orders Award of the Soldiers Medal William J. Murphy 1971
  • Orders 2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry Award of the Air Medal 1966 - 1972
  • Orders 2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry Award of the Army Commendation Medal 1968 - 1971
  • Orders Company C, 2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry Award of the Army Commendation Medal for Heroism 1968 - 1972
  • Orders Company C, 2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry Award of the Bronze Star Medal 1969 - 1971
  • Orders 2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry Award of Bronze Star Medal with V 1968 - 1972
  • Orders Company C, 2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry Award of the Silver Star 1970 - 1972
  • Medal of Honor file for Billy Lane Lauffer
  • Orders 1st Cavalry Division Award of the Purple Heart 1965 - 1972
  • 2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry Unit Orders July 1969
  • Unit Orders Company C, 2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry March - October 1967
  • Miscellaneous Orders 1st Cavalry Division 1964 - 1969
  • Orders 1st Cavalry Division Promotions 1969 - 1970
  • Copy of editorial
  • Company C, 2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry Serious Incident Report November 1971
  • Photocopies of photos from Bobby Hrncirik 1968 - 1969
  • Photocopies of photographs from Captain Boyt
  • Anthony Vicinanza 'Tony Vic' letters home 1967
  • The Fog of War: The Vietnamese View of the Ia rang Valley by Merle L. Pribbenow
  • Documents from Don Jensen's service in Vietnam 1967
  • List of 1st Cavalry Division Landing Zones and Fire Support Bases LZ & FSB in Vietnam
  • Personal narrative of the events of October 4-6, 1969 for Company C, 2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry
  • Photocopies of the Cavalair, newsletters, and newspaper articles 1965 - 1968
  • Association correspondence with Ed Boyt 2004
  • Association correspondence with Richard Bratton, Jr. 2004
  • Association correspondence with Bill Conner 2007
  • Association correspondence with Lawrence Czyscon 2002
  • Association correspondence with Joel de Jesus 2004
  • Association correspondence with Tim Dube 2006
  • Association correspondence with Vance Gifford 2006
  • Association correspondence with Al Hembd 2006
  • Association correspondence with Jack Hembree 2004
  • Association correspondence with J H Holcombe, Jr 2000 - 2003
  • Association correspondence with James McElwee 2004
  • Association correspondence with James Mullen 2004
  • Association correspondence with A. Michael Patacca 2001
  • Association correspondence with Jay Phillips 2001 - 2004
  • Association correspondence with Bill Routhier 2004 plus military documentation
  • Association correspondence with David 'Drops' Sprinkle
  • Association correspondence with Carl Smith 2007
  • Association correspondence with James Stanford 2006
  • Association correspondence with James Thom 2004
  • Association correspondence with Mike Thompson 2004
  • Association correspondence with Romeo Trevino 2006 - 2007
  • Association correspondence with Tony Vicinanza 2004
  • Association correspondence with Roger Vincent 2006
  • Association correspondence with Jerry 'Doc' Watson
  • Association correspondence with John Paul 'Jack' Yeagley 2003
  • Association correspondence with unidentified senders
  • Oversize
  • Diagram of 1/9 Cav at Plei Me CIDG Camp No Date
4
Newspapers

Cavalair: 1967: April 1
Pacific Stars and Stripes: 1969: May 1, July 22; 1970: March 3

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2
Newsletters

Saber: 1970: July- August, September- October

Click here to view all Newsletters
5
Electronic Media

2405EM0795 - Richard Bratton's Vietnam photos 1966 - 1967
2405EM0798 - Tom Rutten's photographs from Vietnam 1967 - 1968
2405EM0799 - CD labeled 1st Cavalry Division C-2-5
2405EM0800 - Dick and Martha Soloway My Visit to Ridgeway
2405EM0801 - Unlabeled minidisk

Click here to view all Electronic Media
2
Audio

2405AU2750 - Conversations C 2/5 Cavalry Reunion 2001
2405AU2751 - Record - First Cav Impressions of a Skytrooper by Bill Ellis

Click here to view all Audio
1
Moving Images

2405VI3559 - John Kartino's Vietnam footage

Click here to view all Moving Images
22
Photographs

1 group photo of soldiers
21 photographs from Dennis W. Kelly

Click here to view all Photographs
6
Serials

The Air Cavalry Division: 1969: Spring
The First Team: 1969: Summer, Fall
The Hurricane: 1969: August; 1970: January
Life: 1972: January 21

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1
Maps

2405map0084 - 1st Brigade Mission: Destroy the Enemy in War Zone C [annotated]

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Pub Credit Line
24050000000, Company C, 2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry, 1st Cavalry Division Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University

Added: 02 Feb 2017 [Updated: 06 Dec 2017]