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Letter from Winston “Scout” George, Renville Star Farmer, 12-19-1918

Somewhere in France, Nov. 18th, 1918 Dear Mother: Well Ma I’m still living and thank the good Lord the war is over. I was over the top six times in this last big drive which ended the war,… Read More

Letter from Ed Foss, Franklin Tribune, 12-19-1918

Ed Foss Writes of Life in France to Thomas Grimes Stenay, France, Nov. 17, 1918 Dear friend Tom, It seems a long time now since I last saw you but, Tom, take it for granted it won’t be… Read More

Raymond Mantel, Fairfax Standard, 12-19-1918

Wounded in France Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Mantel received a message from the War Department Monday that their son Raymond was severely wounded while in action in France. The telegram stated that Raymond received his wound October 17,… Read More

Fourth Liberty Loan Bond Flag, Bird Island Union, 12-19-1918

Our Flag Contains Twelve Stars, What Does Yours Contain? Tim Hurley came into the office on Saturday forenoon with a broad smile on his face, and something wrapped up in a late issue of the Bird Island Union… Read More

Adolph Majxner, Olivia Times, 12-19-1918

Adolph Majxner Obituary, Olivia Times, 12-19-1918 Adolph Majxner, born in Kingman, Renville county Novemberm19, 1894, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Majxner of Olivia and was 24 years, 10 months and 10 days old at the time… Read More

Soldier Boy Dies in England, Renville County Journal, December 6, 1918

Arthur Mahlum, of Hawk Creek, Succumb to Pneumonia in Base Hospital at Romsey, England A telegram was received by Mr. and Mrs. L.G. Mahlum on Saturday, stating that their son, Private Arthur Leonard Mahlum died of Bronchial-pneumonia in… Read More

A Letter from Albert Lussenhop, Morton Enterprise, December 6, 1918

Somewhere in France, Oct. 22, 1918 Dear sister Bertha, I am receiving your letters right along now and just so they keep coming I will be all right. Your last letter which I received was dated Sept. 25th…. Read More

Letter from Thomas Senkyr, Olivia Times, 12-5-1918

Somewhere in France, Oct. 21, 1918 Dearest Folks: Must drop you a few lines to let you know that I am still living and feeling good. I just got back to some village that’s half smashed up by… Read More

Letter from Henry T. Croup, Olivia Times, 12-5-1918

The following is a letter received from one of our Henryville soldiers, “over there” on November 11: Somewhere in France, October 20, 1918 Dear Sister: Received your letter yesterday, so will try and answer it now. Well how… Read More

Obituary for Sam Gilbert Collin, Renville County Journal, November 15, 1918

Sam Gilbert Collin was born in the Township of Sacred Heart, March 2, 1892, a son of Mr. & Mrs. Sven Collin. He was confirmed in Opdal Church, July 22, 1906. After having attended the common school of… Read More