The War Letters database

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Lot 27
A fragmented lot of eight letters from various World War One soldiers to female recipients with an apparent romantic, sibling and material relationships during 1918 and 1919. Multiple letters are to the same receipients and multiple letters being from the same sender a certain cross over in their communcation is noted.  read more




Lot 26
Seventeen letters from the American civil war. John Knapp of the 9th Indianna company convides in his friend Mary Merrick while recovering from wounds in various hospitals in Tennesse. Goes into much detail about the battles.  read more




Lot 25
The point of view of an American on the Napoleonic wars and politics with England while in Portugal 1812.  read more




Lot 21
Two letters to sister Hannah from Charles Bettes stationed at Camp Berry in Maine during 1865.  read more




Lot 20
A short of list of discharged people to be removed from the pay roaster for the Union Army after the Civil War - 1870.  read more




Lot 19
Fourteen letters mostly from Corporal Ward B Scripture of the 328th Infantry to his Mother in Mils, Maine from January 1918 to May 1919. He was stationed in France and England in 1919, talks about life there, trying to get home and his plans.  read more




Lot 12
A single ww1 letter from Alf Smith of the Royal Engineers stationed in Peking and Hong Kong in 1914 to his Mother. Talks of various topics.  read more




Lot 3
One 3 page letter from a father in the 1383-16th Army in August 1918 to his son Russel also a soldier. Mentions many members of the family also in different regiments of the army. read more




Lot 2
A letter from S(Sean or Sam).B. Adams of USA army Section 60/510 pai B.C.M from a dugout near Paris in Febrary 1918 to his Aunty Everett P. Hops Woburn living in Woburn, Massachusetts. read more




Lot 18
One civil war letter written Captain George Roby of to Provost Marshal's Office in 1864 to Thomas Campbell of Cynthiana, Pike County talking about enrollment. read more




Lot 17
Lot of world war one letters from Private Lewis Driscoll of the 1st Recuit Company. Talks of his fiancee Hazel, his sister, his aunts and uncles and other people in Dubuque. Lot contains many photographs of shipped served on and collegues served with. Later contains many censored letters of 72nd Artillary Company, an American Expeditary Force somewhere in France. read more




Lot 16
One letter from 1870 from Husband George Tuttle in Paw Paw to his wife Addie E. Tuttle care of C.R.Cook in Marshall Michigan. Letter talks about local news and local people.  read more
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