Corporal Alfred Pickard Letter
This letter, written by Corporal Pickard on December 11, 1918, is a report to his mother detailing his R and R in Aix Les Baines, from December 11-19, 1918 as well as the history of the region. The original letter is 31 pages and the transcribed letter is 5 pages. The letter is written on YMCA On Active Service with the American Expeditionary Force stationery.
- 1918 December 11
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This collection contains World War I correspondence of Corporal Alfred Pickard, 159th Aero Squadron, American Expeditionary Force, to Mother and all. It is dated December 11, 1918. Letter includes details about Cpl. Fitzgerald's R&R in the French resort town of Aix Les Blain from December 11-19, 1918.
Corporal Alfred E. Pickard was in the 159th Aero Squadron, American Expeditionary Force. He returned home to Tennessee after the war.
Collection consists of two folders.
This collection was purchased by Special Collections in March 2004.