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Letter From F G Kohler, Hector Mirror, 12-26-1919

Camp Custer, Mich., Dec. 15, 1918 Dear Folks: Rather a lonesome morning. I am on duty until one o’clock but not much doing, as only of part of the sick and wounded……. It is very interesting to converse… Read More

Letter from Alma Kienlen, Fairfax Standard, 12-26-1918

Darling mother: Several days have slipped by and I haven’t written any letters. Have been waiting to hear from you. Received your letter yesterday written Oct. 8th, so guess I’m getting my mail a bit more regular. Hope… Read More

Ask the Soldiers, Fairfax Standard, 12-12-1918

That the soldiers, sailors and marines are deeply appreciative of the canteen service of the American Red Cross is given ample evidence many times every day. The keynote of their appreciation is perhaps best expressed on the post… Read More

Letter From Edward C Wallner, Olivia Times, 12-12-1918

The following is a letter from E C. Wallner, written from England to his uncle, W. D. Wallner of Buffalo Lake. Somewhere in England, October 9th, 1918 Dear Uncle William: Undoubtedly this letter from me coming from oversea… Read More

Letter from Willard Lammers, Fairfax Standard, 5 Dec 1918

France, October 22, 1918 Friend Editor and Folks at Home: Just a note which I hope reaches you still with the warmth of a good old Minnesota town in the big U.S.A., which I once left for Uncle… Read More

Letter from Richard Riedler, Renville Star Farmer, 11-14-1918

Everywhere in General, (in England now), Oct. 25th, 1918 Dear Folks: Well all I can say is that Columbus had a lot of nerve when he crossed the ocean in his little row-boat. I’m not coming back until… Read More

Letter from Claire Brooks, Renville Star Farmer, 11-14-1918

Somewhere in France, Sept. 25th, 1918 Dear Friends: Well just having received a batch of mail it makes me feel so darned glad that I am over here that I would not trade my place for anything. And… Read More

A Letter from Mrs. Melville Cummings, Hector Mirror, 11-7-1918

A letter from Mrs. Melville Cummings of St. Paul contains the following news which will be of interest to many Hector people: Mr. and Mrs. Walter Cummings and baby have returned to St. Paul and are living at… Read More

Otto Stoa Obituary, Sacred Heart Journal, 10-11-1918

Otto E. Stoa born at Victor, Marshall County, N.D., October 27, 1891, was the youngest of seven children. His parents were zealous in giving him a Christian training. After his confirmation he went to college, two years at… Read More

Operates Machine Gun Renville Star Farmer October 3, 1918

The following is a letter received by Geo. Packer from this friend W.J. Ashley in France and on the battle line. It gives a graphic account of is experience in battle and how he was hit:Somewhere in France,… Read More