This booklet contains the criteria for the 47 plus different medals, ribbons, awards and
decorations cited in the book: "Military Roll Call: The Littrell Family of Mississippi
County,... More > Missouri". It is not meant to be a complete guide to all Medals, Ribbons
Awards and Decorations issued by the armed forces and it is not meant to be
authoritative. It is just meant as a supplement to the MRC book with links and locations of sources to more
Obtaining Military Records:
Copies of most military and medical records on file can be made available upon request from Official Military Personnel Files. This book contains copies of, and internet addresses of, the necessary forms.
Obtaining a Veterans Plaque (tombstone)
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) furnishes upon request, at no charge to the applicant, a Government headstone or marker for the grave of any deceased
eligible Veteran in any cemetery. This book contains copies of, and internet addresses of, the necessary forms.< Less
In 1932 John Daniel and Kizzie Zore (Comer) Littrell moved to the boot-heel area of Missouri from Lawrence County, Tennessee. They would live the rest of their lives (35 years) in Mississippi... More > County.
Five sons and two son-in-laws of John & Kizzie Littrell served in the armed forces of the United States of America.
To date at least 35 descendants and descendant spouses) of John Daniel Littrell and Kizzie Zore Comer (John & Kizzie) have served their country. They have served on 5 continents: North America, South America, Europe, Asia, and Africa.
This book tells their stories and the stories of the ancestors of John & Kizzie going back to the Revolutionary War. Luttrell and Belew in the Revolution; Literal, Ezell and Comer in the Civil War; and their descendants are presented with pictures, maps, photos and narratives. From the 2nd Spartan Regiment of South Carolina to the USS Benfold in the Persian Gulf.< Less