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Catalog Number 2003.31.63
Object Name Letter
Accession number 2003.31
Description Letter from George McCormac to Leona Perkins from San Antonio, Texas to Huntsville, Missouri. Comes with envelope. Written on plain, unlined notepaper.

Written on Saturday night. Disappointed he had not received a letter back but relates that to inclement weather (blizzards, etc). He is experiencing a sand storm. Talks about how he misses and enjoyed their Saturday night calls and all the nights he called on her. Refers to them as "stolen bits of happiness". Proceeds to talk about gifts of clothing receives, socks, sweater, etc. He has moved to a tent, which he prefers to the barracks and describes the process of moving all their belongings. States that all squadrons are moved to isolation camps before they ship out, suggests they could be leaving at any time. Signed: Sweet dreams be yours my dear one, Yours, as ever, George.
Date January 19, 1918
People McCormac, George
Subjects Correspondence
Letter Writing
Letters (Home)
Military life
Envelopes
Military camps
Sandstorms
Weather
Gifts
Camps
Communication
World War I
Search Terms Kelly Field, San Antonio, Texas