Soldiers -- Correspondence
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:
Lamar Aldridge papers
Overview Letters home written while Aldridge was in training in Georgia and then serving in France during World War I.
Andrew William Johnson Jr. Papers
Overview Correspondence, photographs, diary, books, stationery set, newspaper clippings, and dog tags of Andrew William Johnson Jr. of Louisville, Kentucky, during the 1940s, before and after he was in the Army.
John Taylor Banks diary
Abstract Diary of druggist who served in the 6th Alabama Regiment. Also includes a biographical sketch and a coroner's report signed by Banks.
Eleanor Drenth Dodson Letters
Overview Letters written in the 1940s to Eleanor ("Ellie" or "Elly") Drenth Dodson of Portland, Oregon, and San Diego, California, from her mother, Mabel Anderson Drenth, who lived in Fresno, California.
Dates: 1942 - 1946
Everett B. Andrews Letters
Overview Letters describing camp life written by Everett B. Andrews to his sister Lillian in St. Albans, Vermont, while he was stationed on the Island of Tinian in the Marianas after Allied forces captured it in 1944.
William Lovelace Foster letter
Overview Typescript copies of a lengthy and detailed letter from Foster during the siege of Vicksburg, to his wife, begun before communications were cut off and continued at intervals throughout the siege (June 1863) until the city's surrender to Union forces on 4 July 1863.
Dates: 1863 June 20
Gordy Brule Letters
Overview Letters written by and to Gordon "Gordy" Brule who served in the 447th Bomb Squad World War II.
Dates: 1943 - 1949
John C. Higgins postcard
Overview Contains one postcard from Private First Class John C. Higgins thanking the Attleboro War Chest of Attleboro, Massachusetts for a Christmas package. The date posted on the card is 28 October 1943.
Ann Hollis letters
Abstract Letters, postcards, and telegrams from World War II pen pals to this former Montreat College student and resident of Headland, Henry County, Alabama.
Howell F. Hayslette Letter and Photograph
Overview Letter and photograph, from Hayslette in Conde, France, to "My Dear Mother," thanking her for a Christmas parcel and expressing longings for home.
Abner E. Patton Letters
Overview Letters from a Confederate soldier in the Eleventh Alabama Infantry to his family.
Redden-Lancaster Families World War II Letters
Overview Letters from Lloyd D. (Don) and Sergeant Glen C. Redden, and Robert Lancaster to the Redden's sister and brother-in-law and Lancaster's brother and sister-in-law, Barbara and James Lancaster. The letters illustrate the similar and differing experiences the men had during the war and depict a soldier's life from basic training to deployment.
Dates: 1941 - 1945
Wade Hall Collection of Military Materials
Overview The Wade Hall Collection of Military Materials contains correspondence, photographs, and other materials related to American soldiers stationed on military bases and ships in the United States and around the world.
Wade Hall Collection of World War I Materials
Overview Letters and documents to and from American World War I soldiers and their families
William A. Lyle Letters
Overview Letters written by William A. Lyle from 1943 to 1946, primarily to his mother in New York City, while he was serving in the United States Naval Reserves at the U.S. Naval bases in Maryland, California, and Hawaii, during World War II.
Dates: 1943 - 1945