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The Victory Boys, Renville County Journal, 11-8-1918

The “Victory Boys & Victory Girls” is a new organization – an outgrowth of the needs of funds to carry on War Activities and of the enthusiasm of the young folks of our land to do their mite… Read More

Letter From Alfred Buckley, Renville County Journal, 12-5-1918

Wm Buckley Recently Received the Following Interesting Letter from his Brother Alfred. U. S. S. C. 128, an Italian Port, Oct. 4, 1918Dear Brother:Received your letter dated Sept. 2, sure glad to hear from you.We are out on… Read More

Letter from Albert Martinson, Renville County Journal, 11-15-1918

A Sailor’s Letter: Cambridge, Mass., Nov. 3, 1918 Dear Friend Emil: Well how are you stacking up these cold days? How is the old party making it? Say in case it’s not too late send me a little… Read More

Funeral of Lieut F L Hammerstrand, Renville County Journal, 11-8-1918

The funeral services of Lieut. Frank L. Hammerstrand were held Thursday afternoon, Oct. 24 at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Andrew G. Hammerstrand, on South Washington Street. A quartette composed of Misses Edna Larson and… Read More

Letter from Elmer Midby, Renville County Journal, 9-20-1918: A Delayed Letter From A Soldier

The letter which follows was received in this office for publication some time ago but on account of much other material clamoring for space it has, each time, been left out. We publish it with the feeling that… Read More

Abner Rude, Killed In Action, Renville County Journal, September 6, 1918

Abner, a son of Mr. & Mrs. T.A. Rude, formerly residents of Sacred Heart, but now of South St. Paul, was killed in action in France on August 8th. Abner was 22 yrs. Old, a private in the… Read More

Letter from Jay Nellermoe, Renville County Journal, 10-20-1918: A Soldier Letter

Dear Folks: I am in good health and am feeling fine. I was wounded slightly the 5th so I am now in Base Hospital No. 6. I spent one day in Chateau Theiry and two days in Paris…. Read More

Letter From Albert W Martinson, Renville County Journal, 10-25-1918

Cambridge, Mass.,   Sept. 15, 1918 Dear Friend: Got your letter today but suppose it has been lying around for a couple of days. Just got out of the Chelsea Hospital for Spanish Influenza. This whole establishment of… Read More

Letter for Helmuth Kurth, Renville County Journal, 10-25-1918

September 7th, 1918 Dear Pa and all; It has been some time since it has been very convenient for me to write for most generally during the past month of so we have moved almost daily and we… Read More

Dr Hammerstrand Died Last Sunday, Renville County Journal, 10-15-1918

Faithful and Untiring Doctor in the Prime of Life Yields to the Grim Reaper As had been previously announced. Dr. F. L. Hammerstrand had volunteered his services in the U. S. Army and had made plans to leave… Read More