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This handwritten letter, dated January 17, 1945, is written from W. N. (William Neill) Bogan, Jr. where he is stationed in France to Juliette Chamberlin in Jackson, Mississippi. The letter describes how his camp has been moving around, how poorly the people he's seen look, and what the camp is like. The letter is signed "Devotedly, Son". A note from Juliette to an unknown recipient is written on the back of the last page requesting the recipient to send the canned fruit Neill asked for. The air mail envelope is postmarked U. S. Army Postal Service, January 21, 1945 and a red six cent air mail postage stamp is in the upper right corner. An army examiner ink stamp is in the lower left corner with a signature below it.
World War II, 1939-1954; Correspondence; United States Army
Through the Lines: Letters From the Homefront, 1917-1945
Correspondence: 6 leaves
Mississippi State University Libraries, Special Collections Manuscripts Division, Bogan (William Neill, Jr.) Papers, Box 1, Folder 20-22
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