Lindstadt Brothers First World War Correspondence Collection


Albin Anderson

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correspondence, postal service, August 1918, 1918, United States, United States Army, army, infantry, Camp Pike, Ark., Little Rock, Ark., societies and organizations, religion, Christianity, letterhead, American flag, health and sickness, mother, weather, hot weather, military equipment, weapon, kit, marching and drill, training, barracks, assignment, job, war work, railroad, mechanic, automobiles, trains, food, rules and regulations, employment, civilians, homesickness, soldiers, troops, patriotism, nationalism, soldiers' slang, Germans, thoughts on the enemy, military leaders, rank, mibilization, travel, ocean travel, home front, women, women at home, personal stories, post-war hopes, brother, friendship

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Clara Lindstadt; Albin Anderson; August 18, 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. Infantry; United States. Army. 4th Training Regiment. Company K; Burlington (Ia. ) -- History -- 20th Century; Camp Pike (Ark.) -- History -- 20th Century; Little Rock (Ark.) - History - 20th Century; Nationalism -- United States; Patriotism -- United States


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_1918-08-18_049



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