Edwin G. Frick First World War Correspondence Collection


Edwin G. Frick

Document Type

Letter - Chapman Access Only


Allies, France, Western Front, USA, personal stories, going home, personal stories, post-war hopes, sister, women at home, loneliness, weather (cold), fire, barracks, housing, German, humor, hospitals, military unit, soldiers, brother, mother, father, family, uniform, swearing, thoughts on the enemy, soldiers’ slang, religion, disease and sanitation, faith and religion, infantry, demobilization, camaraderie, death, recreation and entertainment

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Subject Terms

United States. Army American Expeditionary Force; World war 1914 1918 Participation, American; World war 1914 1918 Personal narratives, American; World war 1914 1918 Flogny, France; United States. Army--Barracks and quarters; Women--Dallas, Texas--History--20th century; World war 1914 1918 Peace; World war 1914 1918 Regimental histories, American


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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