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…
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,…
Esther Martha Palmer reprinted letters
Letters home from Esther Martha Palmer of Prairie Depot (Wayne), Ohio , reprinted in the newspapers the "Prairie Depot Observer," "Bloomdale Gazette," and "Pemberville Leader," written while serving during World War I as a nurse at Base Hospital 4 with the American Expeditionary Forces in Europe. …
Myron Hanna letters
Photocopies of letters written by Myron Hanna, a Deshler, Ohio physician, while serving in the 132nd Ambulance Company, 33rd Infantry Division, American Expeditionary Forces, during World War I. Hanna was wounded during his service from ingesting poisonous chemicals, as he writes in his letter of…
Letter from David P. Stoker and Darius R. Stoker to their parents
Letter from David P. Stoker and Darius R. Stoker that describes an attempt by General O.M. Mitchell to capture the Confederate raider, John Hunt Morgan. It also includes references to the activities of the 21st Ohio Volunteer Infantry.
Letter from Conrad Cramer to his parents and his sister Catherine
Letter from Conrad Cramer to his parents about the cost of food and the wellbeing of mutual acquaintances, and to his sister about the possibility of returning home soon.
Letter from Conrad Cramer to his mother and father
Letter from Conrad Cramer to his mother and father about the weather, the possibility of war with Mexico, and his location.
Letter from James Whitmer to a friend
Letter from James Whitmer to a friend describing camp situation in Kentucky, enthusiasm for battle, and reference to other soldiers in his company.