Lindstadt Brothers First World War Correspondence Collection

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correspondence, postal service, February 1919, 1919, brother, sister, family, United States, United States Army, army, infantry, Y.M.C.A, Y.M.C.A Stationary, navy, Camp Dix, N.J., munitions, trains, military unity, company, American flag, societies and organizations, travel, going home, demobilization, France, labour, war work, employment, job, assignment, engineering, health and sickness, ocean travel, shipping, Brest, war stamps, war bonds, Americans, soldiers, troops, port, docks, weather, rainy weather, stormy weather, muddy weather, souvenirs, gifts, photography, pictures, England, post-war hopes, religion, mother, son, romance, medical personnel, medical services, medical treatment, civilians, New York, billets, friendship, camaraderie

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Clara Lindstadt; Robert Lindstadt; February 24, 1919; 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. American Expeditionary Forces; Burlington (Ia. ) -- History -- 20th Century; Camp Dix (N.J.) -- History -- 20th Century; United States. Army. Sunset Division; United States. Army. Mayflower Division; Wrightstown (N.J.) - History - 20th Century; United States. Army. Company D 116th Ammunition Train


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_1919-02-24_069



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