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Affidavits for Edgar Johnson

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3027
Abstract

This collection contains two handwritten affidavits, one incomplete and the other a copy of a notarized version, attesting to the hardships faced by Edgar Johnson's wife and daughter while he is away from home in the army.

Dates: circa 1918

Edgar Johnson Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2957
Abstract

This collection consists of three letters written from Newburn, Tennessee, between December 4, 1917 and March 28, 1918 by Edgar Johnson of Company E of the 306th Ammunition Train (81st Division). The letters are addressed to Johnson's wife, Etta, and daughter, Lila, and discuss camp life, life at home, and the possibility of returning home for a visit.

Dates: 1917 December 4-1918 March 28

Thomas I. Fitzgerald Diary

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3182
Abstract

This diary, written by Thomas I. Fitzgerald during World War I, documents his journey from the United States to France, his experiences on the Western Front, and his return to Tennessee.

Dates: 1918 - 1919

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