Dorothy Hornberger First World War Correspondence Collection

Document Type

Letter

Keywords

correspondence, Iowa, Georgia, Davenport, Iowa, Atlanta, Georgia, Camp Dodge, Georgia, postal service, May, 1918, 1918, field artillery, United States, United States Army, army, artillery, engineers, censorship, American flag, family, uncle, niece, training, health and sickness, gifts, gifts from home, love, mother, boredom, pictures, photography, travel, ship, mobilization, France, French, romance, education, tactics, strategy, landscapes, marching and drill, defence, weather, hot weather, cold weather, damp weather, animals, death, transportation

Publication Date

5-3-1918

Subject Terms

May 3, 1918; World War I; World War One; Dorothy Hornberger; Clarence Lindstadt; World War, 1914 1918; United States; Davenport (Ia.) -- History -- 20th Century; Camp Gordon (Ga.); War and Civilization -- History -- 20th Century; United States. Army; United States. Army. Supply Company. 339th Battalion; United States. Army. Field Artillery; United States. Army. Engineers; Atlanta (Ga.) -- History -- 20th Century ;

Summary

This collection contains 13 letters written by several soldiers to a woman named Dorothy Hornberger. A majority of the letters were written by her uncle, Clarence Lindstadt, describing camp life, training, talking about things back home. Three letters were written by other soldiers, possibly friends of Clarence. Some of the authors in this collection are connected with the authors in 2014.031.w.r "Lindstadt Brothers First World War Correspondence." Some of them were possible friends.

Identifier

2014.160.w.r_ Hornberger _worldwarone_1918-05-03_010

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