Edwin G. Frick First World War Correspondence Collection


Edwin G. Frick

Document Type

Letter - Chapman Access Only


Alcohol, Bowie, brother, celebration, censorship, Cheney, Christmas, communication, Dallas, going home, family, father, France, gift, going home, health and sickness, holiday, hospital, illness, loneliness, medical personnel, medical treatment, money, mother, New Year, rain, snow, swearing, personal stories, Texas, trenches, weather, Y.M.C.A.

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Subject Terms

Dallas (Tex.); History 20th century; World war, 1914 1918 Cheney; World war 1914 1918 Civilian relief Cheney; World war, 1914 1918 Medical care; World war, 1914 1918 France; World war 1914 1918 Trench warfare; United States. Army


This collection includes letters from Sarg. Edwin G. Frick during his time in the United States Army (unit unknown) to his family and girlfriend, Elizabeth, from 1917 until his death in 1919. Most of his letters were written from France. Part of this correspondence includes letters that he received from Elizabeth.



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