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Catalog Number 2005.35.2a
Object Name Letter
Accession number 2005.35
Description Handwritten letter from William Letts to his Cousin. Dated April 30, 1916 and written at the U.S. Naval Training Station in Great Lakes, Illinois. Letter discusses his cooking for other recruits, men wintering in Cuba, and going on trial for sleeping at his post. Two pages.

From the service of William E. Letts, Coxswain U.S. Navy. Letts enlisted April 1, 1916, trained at the U.S. Naval Training Station in Great Lakes, Illinois, served aboard the U.S.S. Wyoming, and was honorably discharged on March 25, 1920.
Date April 30, 1916
Year Range from 1916
Year Range to 1916
People Letts, William E. "Billie"
Subjects World War I
Letters (Home)
Military camps
Cooking
Search Terms Great Lakes Naval Training Station