Lindstadt Brothers First World War Correspondence Collection

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correspondence, February 1918, 1918, postal service, brother, family, field artillery, engineers, rank, sister, Camp Dodge, Iowa, Burlington, Iowa, Des Moines, Iowa, military unit, medical services, medical treatment, examinations, illness, gifts, gifts from home, food, cooking, uniform, clothing, kit, women at home, recreation and entertainment, music, songs, friendship, love

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Clara Lindstadt; Varnie T. (V.T.) Lindstadt; World War I; World War One; February 25, 1918; World War, 1914 - 1918; United States; United States. Army; United States. Army. Company A. 339th Field Artillery; United States. Army. Engineers; War and Civilization -- History -- 20th Century; United States. Army; Des Moines (Ia.) -- History -- 20th Century; Camp Dodge (Ia.) -- History -- 20th Century; Burlington (Ia.) -- History -- 20th Century; World War 1914 1918 - Medical care


This collection contains 82 letters written by Varnie and Robert Lindstadt, US Army, during the First World War. They write to family back home, specifically to their sister, Clara, a third brother, Elmer, and to their mother, Sophia. They both served overseas. Also included in the collection are letters by several other soldiers writing to members of the Lindstadt family. Some of the authors in this collection are connected with some of the authors in ACC# 2014.032.w "Dorothy Hornberger First World War Correspondence" Some of them were possibly friends.


2014.160.w.r_Lindstadt_Brothers_ worldwarone_1918-02-25_002



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