Lindstadt Brothers First World War Correspondence Collection

Document Type

Letter

Keywords

correspondence, postal service, February 1919, 1919, brother, family, United States, United States Army, army, infantry, mother, son, Camp Dix, N.J., Wrightstown, N.J., Y.M.C.A, Y.M.C.A Stationary, munitions, trains, American flag, societies and organizations, ocean travel, demobilization, Brest, New York, N.Y., civilians, landscapes, travel, going home, soldiers' slang, religion, patriotism, nationalism, war stamps, war bonds, engineering, England, friendship, camaraderie, death, France, loneliness, love, money, wages, pay, government, pictures, photography, uniform, clothing, kit, weather, muddy weather, post-war conditions

Publication Date

2-24-1919

Subject Terms

J.P. Lindstadt; Robert Lindstadt; February 24, 1919; February 28, 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. Company D 116th Ammunition Train; Nationalism -- United States; Patriotism -- United States; Description and Travel - Portugal; Description and Travel - France

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_1919-02-24_070

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