Henry Ellsworth papers
This digital collection features select items from the Henry Ellsworth papers (MS-0589), which contains mainly the religious and philosophical writings of Henry Ellsworth (1897-1989) during the period of 1915-1923. Ellsworth was a retired clerk for the former B & O Railroad, an Army veteran of World War I, and a member of the Trinity United Methodist Church in Bowling Green, Ohio.
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Henry Ellsworth account of life at Camp Sherman, Ohio
Personal account of Henry Ellsworth of Bowling Green, Ohio, regarding his service in Company 8, 2nd Training Battalion, 158th Depot Brigade, at Camp Sherman, Ohio, during World War I. Ellsworth details a fatal influenza outbreak at the camp and reflects on the place of Christianity in public life,…
Henry Ellsworth letter to Mrs. Tschan, November 11, 1918
Letter from Henry Ellsworth to Mrs. Tschan regarding the health of her son, Albert W. Tschan, a soldier in the 158th Depot Brigade who contracted influenza while stationed at Camp Sherman, Ohio, during World War I. Ellsworth describes his efforts to help Albert Tschan recover from his illness, and…