Charles W. Earley First World War Correspondence Collection

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U.S.A., U.S. Soldiers, correspondence, Infantry, Western Front, artillery, France, envelope, censorship, Massachusetts, postal service, romance, father, death, architecture, soldier slang, military draft, automobile, Worchester, MA, Springfield, MA, women at home, New York, berlin, german soldiers, patriotism, nationalism, racial slur, racial stereotype

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Charles W. Earley; 1918; World War 1914 1918 United States. Army American Expeditionary Forces; World War 1914 1918 United States. Regimental histories Coast Artillery; World War 1914 1918 United States. Regimental histories 56th Field Artillery Brigade Battery; World War 1914 1918 Description and travel France; World War 1914 1918 Ocean travel;


This collection contains seven letters by Charles W. Earley, who served in Battery E, 56th artillery of the A.E.F in France. The letters written to his fiancee, Mary Clancy. The couple never married.


An exact date is not known for this letter. The year listed is an estimation and may not be accurate.


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