Dorothy Hornberger First World War Correspondence Collection

Document Type

Letter

Keywords

correspondence, Iowa, Des Moines, Iowa, postal service, Camp Dodge, Iowa, Davenport, Iowa, family, January, 1918, 1918, field artillery, United States, United States Army, army, Supply Company, homesickness, health and sickness, weather, cold weather, Christmas, New Year's, holidays, personal stories, friendship, recreation and entertainment, visits, Jake, pictures, photography, Elmer, Rock Island, Iowa, leave, post-war hopes, Ed, animals, youth, love

Publication Date

1-6-1918

Subject Terms

January 6, 1918; Dorothy Hornberger; World War I; World War One; Clarence Lindstadt; World War, 1914 1918; United States; Davenport (Ia.) -- History -- 20th Century; Camp Dodge (Ia.); War and Civilization -- History -- 20th Century; United States. Army; United States. Army. Supply Company. 339th Battalion; United States. Army. Field Artillery; Des Moines, Ia. - Social Life and Customs - 20th Century; World war 1914 1918 - Social aspects - Camp Dodge, Ia.

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_1918-01-06_006

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