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Box 4251.001


Contains 1 Collection or Record:

Letter from Roland to His Mother, 1918 May 31

 File — Box: 4251.001, Folder: 16
Scope and Contents A very newsy letter from Roland, stationed at Camp Merritt, New Jersey, to his mother, written on Friday, May 31, 1918, just before his group was deployed to Europe. He tells her how she will know when he ships out, saying he will send a telegram to Millie (his sweetheart) saying "Love to all. Will write soon." He explains that his group will be in "quarantine" for twenty-four hours before they leave, and the officers have told the men to go to confession and communion "tomorrow morning" (i.e.,...
Dates: 1918 May 31