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Letter from Owen Anderson published in the Franklin Tribune on July 18, 1918

The following letter received by Mrs. Owen Anderson from her husband, a Franklin boy, will be of interest to his many friends here. We reproduced it from the Carson, North Dakota Times. Somewhere in England, June 4, 1918… Read More

MRS. HORACE JOHNSON GETS LETTER FROM BROTHER published Hector Mirror July 4, 1918

Somewhere in France May 27, 1918 Dear sister: Will write a few lines today. Have not much to write about, just to let you know I’m well and getting along fine. Received the box of candy and other… Read More

Letter from W.H. Ashley to Mrs. Wm. Adwell published in the Renville Star Farmer July 18, 1918

Mrs. Wm. Adwell received a letter from W.H. Ashley who was in the same company of Marines with Palmer Adwell and was only a short distance from him when he fell in battle. We are pleased to have… Read More

Letter from Claude Smith published in the Morton Enterprise June 28, 1918

Claude Smith Hampton Roads, VA Dear Sister, Well, I guess it’s about time to answer your welcome letter I received some time ago. I thought I would tell you about the trip down here. Some change from the… Read More

Renville Boy Makes Supreme Sacrifice published in the Renville Star Farmer July 4, 1918

Palmer Adwell Message Received Tuesday Evening States That Palmer Adwell Was Killed in Action In France Everyone was going about in the even tenor of his way, reading the dailies on the war situation, meeting the expense of… Read More

Letters From Our Soldier Boys on Land and Sea published in the Morton Enterprise August 8, 1918

Letters from Albert Lussenhop, Harry M. Donlon and Charles Jones Letter From Albert Lussenhop Somewhere in England, July 12, 1918 Dear sister Bertha: I am over in England now. Cannot tell you where I am at, as I… Read More

ANXIOUS TO GET OVER TO HELP IN BIG DRIVE published by Fairfax Standard June 6, 1918

Fred Bregel Writes Interesting Letter of Camp Experiences A long letter from Private Fred Bregel to his Fairfax friends written on both K. Of C. and Y.M.C.A. stationery was received last week too late for the Standard issue…. Read More

Letter from John L Peterson published in the Franklin Tribune August 8, 1918

Camp Wadsworth, S. C., August 3, 1918 Hello Julius, Arrived safely in Camp and we are all well and like it fine. The officers and kind and considerate. They are all from the state of Maine. The quarters… Read More

Letter From Florense Grimes published in the Franklin Tribune August 8, 1918

Florense Thomas Grimes born 25 Feb 1892 died 17 Jul 1968 July 24, 1918 Dear Sister, Just got straightened out in my new home and like it fine. We left Ft. Benjamin Harrison, Indiana, about 3 P.M. Monday… Read More

Letter from Charles Jones published in the Morton Enterprise August 9, 1918

Letter from Charles Jones, Morton Enterprise, 8-9-1918 London, England June 22, 1918 Dear Mother, Thought I would write you a few lines to see how you all are. I am fine. I have just written Uncle John a… Read More