Lindstadt Brothers First World War Correspondence Collection

Document Type

Letter

Keywords

correspondence, postal service, July 1918, 1918, brother, sister, mother, son, family, United States, United States Army, army, Camp Pike, Ark., health and sickness, mobilization, aviation, engineering, assignment, job, military unit, artillery, infantry, troops, medical services, medical treatment, medicine, examination, friendship, camaraderie, hospitals, military leaders, dissent, discontent, morale, training, marching and drill, promotion, rank, company, swearing, Burlington, Ia., inspection, medical personnel, food, uniform, clothing, kit, military equipment, recruits, recruitment and enlistment, soldiers, France, railway, trains, weapons, eagerness, patriotism, nationalism, personal stories, gifts, souvenirs, government, homesickness, allowance, wages, pay

Publication Date

7-1-1919

Subject Terms

J. Lindstadt; Robert Lindstadt; Clara Lindstadt; July 1918; World War I; World War One; World War, 1914 - 1918; United States; War and Civilization -- History -- 20th Century; United States. Army; United States. Army. American Expeditionary Forces; Burlington (Ia. ) -- History -- 20th Century; Little Rock (Ark.) - History - 20th Century; Camp Pike (Ark.) - History - 20th Century; Patriotism - United States

Summary

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.

Identifier

2014.160.w.r_Lindstadt_Brothers_ worldwarone_1918-07-missing_043

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