Simonton, Fagan Hull, 1894-1983
||1918 June-1919 May
||MSS 0098, F0128
||Materials entirely in
||These twelve letters were written by Delawarean Fagan H. Simonton to his mother, Mrs. W. A. (Hettie) Simonton, who resided
in Wilmington, Delaware, during his service in the U.S. Army during the first World War. The letters, which date from June
1918 to May 1919, document the experiences of training and embarkment from Camp Meade to France. With references to trenches,
gas "the flu," and the armistice, the letters Simonton's experiences in Europe during America's late entrance to the Great
War and the period of occupation following the cessation of hostilities.
(12 letters )
|Immediate Source of Acquisition:
||Gift of Mark Samuels Lasner, January 2016.
||Processed and encoded by E. Evan Echols, March 2016. Finding aid prepared using Describing Archives: A Content Standard