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Act of Kindness, Bird Island Union, 11-14-1918

The attached letter was received on Nov. 8th by Mr. Andrew Weber. Corporal Weber had just recovered from an attack of Spanish influenza at Camp Funston, when he notified his parents that he will soon be on his… Read More

Private Joseph Martin, Franklin Tribune 11-7-1918

Word has been received that Private Joseph Martin, who enlisted in the United States army May 29th, last, and sailed for France in August, was killed in Action on October 28th.Joseph Martin was born January 22, 1890, in… Read More

Four Sons in Army, Father in Civil War, Buffalo Lake News, 11-8-1918

It may be of interest to the readers of your paper to learn of the whereabouts of my sons. When war was declared in Europe I could scarcely believe it and dreaded such a war, for having gone… Read More

Letter From Ernest Wallner, Buffalo Lake News, 11-8-1918

The following letter was received by Virgil Wallner from his cousin, Ernest Wallner, now in France. France, Sept. 15th, 1918 Dear Cousin: Your most welcome letter came to me yesterday, together with one from cousin, Lillian, and I… Read More

Corp. Julius Jensen Dies In France, Franklin Tribune, 11-7-1918

Went to Camp Wadsworth, S.C., July 25 and Shortly Afterwards Went Overseas Saturday afternoon, November 2, a telegram was received by Mr. and Mrs. Hans Jensen from Washington, D.C. bringing the sad news that their oldest son, Julius… Read More

Letter from Ernest Hagquist, Hector Mirror, 11-7-1918

Letter from “Chic”: France a Beautiful Place But Wants Christmas Dinner at Home–Is Learning French Somewhere in France, Sept 25, 1918 Dear Folks, I think by today you will have received the card telling of my safe arrival,… 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

Letter From Clarence Hassinger, Morton Enterprise, 8 Nov 1918

Perigueux, France, Sept. 28, 1918 Dear Mrs. Cook: I received your most welcome letter last night and six other ones wo I am quite busy today trying to answer all of them but I guess I will manage… Read More

Letter From Theodore Weltsch, Morton Enterprise, 11-8-1918

Camp Grant, Ill., Oct. 1918 Dear brother Joe, Received your letter today and was very glad to hear from you. I am over my sickness if I don’t get another one as it is awful damp out and… Read More

Letter from Fred Haas, Morton Enterprise, 11-8-1918

Overhere, Sept. 27, 1918 Friend Mr. Frantz, I thought I would write you a few lines. I am O.K. and enjoying life over here. How is everything back home? Everything is fine and dandy. Suppose you wonder why… Read More