Dear Mr. Ambrose,
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We searched the National Archives Catalog and located a series titled Command Reports, 1949 - 1954 in the Records of the Adjutant General's Office, 1917-1985 (Record Group 407) that includes command reports of 24th Infantry Division for 1951. We also located a series titled Unit Histories, 1943 - 1967 in the Records of U.S. Army Operational, Tactical, and Support Organizations (World War II and Thereafter) ( Record Group 338) that includes 9 files of General Orders of the 24th Infantry Division during the 1950s. The general orders may include the awards your friend received. For information about these non-digitized records, please contact the National Archives at College Park - Textual Reference (RDT2) via email at email@example.com. For more information about these records, please contact the National Archives at College Park - Textual Reference (RDT2) via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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We suggest that you review the National Archives Military Awards and Decorations website for how to obtain a replacement medal for your friend. We also suggest that you review these websites: Army Center for Military History: 24th Infantry Division; the National Purple Heart Hall of Honor; and the National Purple Heart Hall of Honor FAQs for additional information and/or resources.
We hope this is helpful. Best of luck with your research!
Thanks very much, Lisha. I'll do as you suggest. Gary Ambrose
No Luck so far. Might I have a shot at access to daily morning and evening reports for G company, 19th Infantry Regiment, for 2 to 5 July 1951, Korea?