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Soldiers -- Oregon -- Correspondence

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Albert Applegate letters

 Collection — Folder 1 : [Barcode: 35025041814340]
Identifier: A 147
Abstract

Albert Applegate (1843-1888) was a farmer and served in the 1st Oregon Volunteer Infantry Regiment. He was the son of Jesse Applegate who helped establish the Applegate Trail. Collection contains nine photostats of letters written by Albert Applegate during his military career.

Dates: 1863-1888

John Applegate letter

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: CA 1865 May 7
Abstract

John Applegate (1842-1912) was the son of Charles and Melinda Applegate and the nephew of Jesse Applegate who helped establish the Applegate Trail in Oregon. Collection contains a single letter (one copy of the original, and one transcribed version) written from John to his mother on May 7, 1865.

Dates: 1865 May 7

Thomas R. Cornelius letter

 Collection — Folder 1 : [Barcode: i49075081]
Identifier: CA 1855 Oct 20
Abstract

Thomas R. Cornelius (1827-1899) was a pioneer and member of the Oregon Mounted Volunteers during the Cayuse and Yakima Indian Wars. The collection consists of a single letter to his wife written during his military service.

Dates: 1855 October 20

Thomas R. Cornelius letter

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: i48753944]
Identifier: CA 1856 Feb 20
Abstract

Thomas R. Cornelius (1827-1899) was a pioneer and member of the Oregon Mounted Volunteers during the Cayuse and Yakima Indian Wars. The collection consists of a single letter to his wife written during his military service.

Dates: 1856 February 20

Jack Crain World War II letters

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 438
Abstract

Jack L. Crain of Tillamook, Oregon served in the Pacific Theater during World War II. This collection of letters, sent home to his parents in Oregon, documents his time spent in-service between 1943 and 1945, and focuses primarily on the every day experiences of serving overseas during war time.

Dates: 1943-1945

Fenton Family letters

 Collection — Folder 1-2 : [Barcode: 35025042674735]
Identifier: A 037
Abstract

Ralph and William D. Fenton were soldiers in the American Expeditionary Force. Letters are written to Mrs. W.D. Fention of Portland, Oregon.

Dates: 1918-1919

Fort Yamhill letterpress copy book

 Collection — Box 1 : [Barcode: i49301433]
Identifier: B 078
Abstract

Fort Yamhill was established in 1856 during the Rogue River Indian War as a strategic outpost. The collection consists of a single letterpress copy book, recording the outgoing correspondence of the fort.

Dates: July 23, 1856-August 31, 1865

W. H. Hardy letter to Fred Lockley

 Collection — Folder 1 (shares a clamshell box): [Barcode: i50165872]
Identifier: CA 1918 Nov 18
Abstract

W. H. Hardy was a member of the U.S. Navy and was a member of the Naval expedition to Japan in 1852-1854, Commanded by Mathew C. Perry, that resulted in opening up trade routes with Japan. The collection contains a letter dated November 18, 1918 from Hardy to Fred Lockley, and a poem commemorating Perry.

Dates: November 18, 1918

Arvo Hukari letters to Dorcas Aurelia DeWitt

 Collection — Folder 1-3 (shares a clamshell box): [Barcode: 35025042918074]
Identifier: A 272
Abstract

Arvo Hukari of Hood River, Oregon served in World War I as an enlisted man in the 25th Company, 7th Battalion, 166th Depot Brigade, at Ft. Lewis, Washington. The collection (1918) contains correspondence between Hukari and Dorcas Aurelia DeWitt (who would become his wife) while he was serving in WWI.

Dates: 1918

Oregon Infantry. 1st Regiment, Company B records

 Collection — Box 1 : [Barcode: 35025041632304]
Identifier: Bx 037
Abstract

Oregon Infantry, 1st Regiment, Company B, was part of the Oregon Volunteer's regiment during the American Civil War. The collection (1864-1867) contains letters received and sent by Captain Ephraim Palmer, and also financial records and "monthly returns."

Dates: 1864-1867

Harold B. Smith letter

 Collection — Folder 1 (shares a clamshell box): [Barcode: i5017163x]
Identifier: CA 1918 Dec 19
Abstract

Harold B. Smith served in the 49th Company, 5th Regiment of the U.S. Marines during World War I. The collection contains a letter dated December 19, 1918, to his Aunt Belle and Uncle Phil of Albany, Oregon, in which he describes his experiences as a soldier.

Dates: 1918 December 19

Harold B. Smith letter

 Collection — Folder 1 (shares a clamshell box): [Barcode: i50171653]
Identifier: CA 1919 Jan 5
Abstract

Harold B. Smith served in the 49th Company, 5th Regiment of the U.S. Marines during World War I. The collection contains a letter dated January 5, 1919 from Smith to his Aunt Belle and Uncle Phil of Albany, Oregon, regarding his experience while stationed in Germany.

Dates: 1919 January 5

George Clyde Waldron correspondence

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: ALMA212377]
Identifier: A 126
Abstract

Waldron was an enlisted man in Company I, 2nd Oregon Volunteers. The letters are to his parents, were written successively from Portland, San Francisco, "on board ship," Manila, Pasig River, San Miguel, and San Francisco.

Dates: May 2, 1898-August 2, 1899