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Letter from Claude Smith Morton Enterprise 11-15-1918

Oct. 20, 1918 Dear Sister, Well, I received three letters from you today and was sure glad to hear from you. I got two letters from home today. I think ma is worrying unnecessarily for I’m alright. This… Read More

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 Joseph Malacek, Olivia Times, 11-28-1918

Last Letter By Soldier Joseph Malacek (Malecek) Writes Home While in Hospital Shortly Before Death Calls Him New Mexico, Oct. 30, 1918 Dearest Mary: How are you all getting along? Well, we are on the place now. We… Read More

Letter From Harry E McKibben, Hector Mirror, 11-28-1918

Dear Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Whitney: Your letter received describing your trip to Pine City; how I would like to have been along. I am returning the picture of the fawn immediately, as it’s so easy to loose… Read More

Bert Martin Writes, Franklin Tribune, 11-28-1918

Mr. and Mrs. N. J. Martin were on Tuesday greatly relieved of anxiety when they received a letter from their son, Bert, who several weeks ago was reported as missing in action, the letter stating that he was… Read More

Bond Slackers Are Penalized, Olivia Times, 11-18-1918

Henry Bleick and Joseph Graml of Cairo Arrested on Bench Warrants Flag Kissin Exercise Here — Both Pay Fines and Subscribe for Liberty Bonds and to Red Cross Henry Bleick and Joseph Graml, Liberty Bond slackers of Fairfax,… Read More

Fairfax Boy Gets Bullet in Foot, Fairfax Standard 11-14-1918

Word From Wilbur Lammers Tells of Wound by Machine Gun Bullet Chas. Lammers received a letter from his son, Wilbur (Wilbert), yesterday stating that he had been wounded. Wilbur does not go into details regarding his injury, any… Read More

Letter From Henry H Kiecker, Fairfax Standard, 11-14-1918

Henry H. Kiecker, who is with the American Expeditionary Forces in Siberia, writes and interesting letter to his brother, Alfred: Siberia, Oct. 13, 1918. Hello, Brother: Well I just had dinner, so I will write a few lines…. Read More

The Peace Our Soldiers Want – The Peace Our War Mothers Want, Bird Island Union, 11-14-1918

The Stars and Stripes, the official newspaper published by the soldiers of the American Expeditionary Forces in France, says editorially about the enemy peace offensive: “Let the weak hearted who are dreaming of a compromise, let the pacifists… Read More

Letter From Florense Grimes, Franklin Tribune, 11-14-1918

On Active Service, Oct. 6, 1918 Franklin Tribune, Just received a Tribune today, the second one since I arrived and I guess it reminded me that it’s some time since I wrote. I read it until I know… Read More