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Tullie Thompson Returns Home, Olivia Times, 11-28-1918

Tullie (Theodore Oscar) Thompson, a former Olivia boy, has recently returned from France, where he spent several months in the front line trenches, and is at present visiting his relatives in Minneapolis. He enlisted in Minneapolis and for… Read More

Letter From Hiram Foreman, Olivia Times, 9-2-1918: Soldiers Letter To His Mother

Camp Dix, N.J., September 2nd, 1918 Dear Folks: Arrived safe and sound at our new camp. It certainly is a great change. This is a fine camp comparing to Cody. We are just 35 miles from Philadelphia, Penn…. Read More

Letter from Pvt John S Nelson, Hector Mirror, 9-12-1918

Camp Dix, N.J., Sept. 8, 1918 Dear Mr. Corson; I suppose you will be surprised to hear from me but it is more a business letter than a social one as I am not acquainted with you. I… Read More

“Sandstorm Division”, Hector Mirror, 9-12-1918

Hector Boys Who Enlisted Early Make a Change at Last Are Now at Camp Dix, N.J., After 4 ½ Days Travel On April 26, 1917, The following Hector boys enlisted for the war: John S. Nelson, Dick Reidler,… Read More