World War I letters, 1918 Sept. 5-Dec. 16

Butts, Morris S.


2 folders (64 items).
(0.1 linear ft.)..
Organized into two series: I. Letters to his mother, 5 Sept.-16 Dec. 1918. II. Letters to his sister, 5 Sept.-28 Nov. 1918 Chronological arrangement within series.
Letters written by Pvt. Morris S. Butts to his mother, Mrs. B.V. Slayton, and his sister, Iva, Mrs. Gillette A. Bigelow, while stationed at Camp Syracuse, N.Y., Fort Adams, R.I., and Fort Wetherill, R.I. Letters describe camp life, influenza epidemic, duties, and fellow soldiers. Includes 6 picture postcards of military scenes.
Morris Butts' home was in Stow, Chautauqua, N.Y..
Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society Archives, Mss A72-12, Morris S. Butts, World I Letters.

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