HAYNSWORTH, G. EDWARD, 1923- INTERVIEWEE
From The Citadel Archives Guide
HAYNSWORTH, G. EDWARD, 1923- , INTERVIEWEE
Transcript and audio of oral history interview Charleston, S.C., 2008 Oct. 13
Interviewed by Jack Bass, author, professor and fellow in The Citadel History Department.
Transcript 28p., 1 CD, 1:23:42
Minister in Episcopal Church, member of Class of 1944
G. Edward Haynsworth was a member of the Class of 1944 called to active duty at the end of their junior year. He was commissioned in the 84th Infantry Division as a second lieutenant and was sent to the front lines of the European Theater. On November 29, 1944 during an offensive against the Germans near Aachen, Haynsworth and his platoon came under mortar attack. He was shot through the arm and forced to return to England for medical care. After the war Haynsworth graduated from The Citadel with a degree in English. He then attended the School of Theology at the University of the South at Sewanee. He has traveled the world as a Christian missionary establishing churches in Central and South American as well as in Asia.
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