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Author Totten, Ruth Ellen Patton, 1915-
Title The button box : a daughter's loving memoir of Mrs. George S. Patton / Ruth Ellen Patton Totten ; edited by James Patton Totten ; foreword by Carlo W. D'Este.
Imprint Columbia : University of Missouri Press, ©2005.

Author Totten, Ruth Ellen Patton, 1915-
Subject Patton, Beatrice Banning Ayer, 1886-1953.
Patton, Beatrice Banning Ayer, 1886-1953 -- Family.
Patton, Beatrice Banning Ayer, 1886-1953 -- Marriage.
Patton, George S. (George Smith), 1885-1945.
Patton, George S. (George Smith), 1885-1945 -- Marriage.
Patton family.
Generals' spouses -- United States -- Biography.
Mothers -- United States -- Biography.
Alt Name Totten, James Patton, 1947-
Description 1 online resource (ix, 388 pages) : illustrations, maps
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary "Memoir of Beatrice Ayer Patton (1886-1953), the wife of General George S. Patton, Jr. The book covers Beatrice's life from her youth in New England until her death, with an emphasis on her years of marriage to George Patton"--Provided by publisher.
Note Print version record.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Note digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
Contents Foreword -- The Button Box -- Introduction -- Part I -- Chapter 1 Granfer Ayer and Ellie -- Chapter 2 ""Like Birds on a Telephone Wire"" -- Chapter 3 Growing Up -- Chapter 4 The Pattons -- Chapter 5 Georgie -- Part II -- Chapter 6 Orange Blossoms -- Chapter 7 The Great War -- Chapter 8 Camp Meade and Fort Myer -- Part III -- Chapter 9 Schofield Barracks -- Chapter 10 Legendes Hawaiiennes -- Chapter 11 ""The Debutante Racket"" -- Chapter 12 Hawaii Revisited -- Chapter 13 Trouble in Paradise -- Chapter 14 Europe Before the War -- Chapter 15 Visiting Firemen.
Chapter 16 Long Shadows -- Part IV -- Chapter 17 ""A Helluva Way to Die"" -- Chapter 18 I Hide in Songs -- Chapter 19 Happy Days.
ISBN 0826264654 (electronic bk.)
9780826264657 (electronic bk.)
9780826215765 (alk. paper)
0826215769 (alk. paper)
0826215769 (alk. paper)
OCLC # 191953251
Additional Format Print version: Totten, Ruth Ellen Patton, 1915- Button box. Columbia : University of Missouri Press, ©2005 (DLC) 2005009891

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