Scott Fitzgerald

Lee Wallace – Tyler Boy Serving on U. S. S. Jupiter

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From Tyler Daily Courier-Times, June 4, 1917: Tyler Boy Serving on U. S. S. Jupiter It is not generally known in Tyler that there is a citizen of Tyler serving on the Collier Jupiter, which has just arrived in France with ten thousand tons of wheat, but it is a fact. About three years ago Lee Wallace, son of Mrs. Floy Wallace, enlisted in the navy and has recently been placed on the Jupiter. He wa ...[Read More]

Letters Home From Soldiers During World War I-19170531

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Letters Home From Soldiers During World War I is going to be a regular weekly feature in celebration of the centennial of the United States entering World War I. From Tyler Daily Courier-Times, Thursday, May 31, 1917: “Soldier Life At Camp Funston Interesting Letter E. O. Hall, of Athens, and a member of the Officers’ Reserve Corps, writes the following interesting letter about life at Camp Funsto ...[Read More]

Letters Home From Soldiers During World War I-19170529

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Letters Home From Soldiers During World War I is going to be a regular weekly feature in celebration of the centennial of the United States entering World War I. “From Tyler Daily Courier-Times, May 29, 1917: Tyler Boy Writes of Soldier Life At Camp Funston Editor Courier-Times, Camp Funston, Texas, May 27. I will try and give you a little information about the camp life out here in the back woods ...[Read More]

Letters Home World War I Misc. – Fort Sam Houston

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Letters Home From Soldiers During World War I-19170517

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Letters Home From Soldiers During World War I is going to be a regular weekly feature in celebration of the centennial of the United States entering World War I. From Tyler Daily Courier-Times, May 17, 1917: “TROUP SOLDIER BOY WRITES INTERESTING LETTER TO FOLKS The Troup Banner of this week contains the following letter from T. C. Read, of that place, who recently enlisted in the United Stat ...[Read More]