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Catalog Number 1977.13.41
Object Name Letter
Accession number 1977.13
Description Letter

1977.13.41_Robert Chilson to Sister_November 22, 1918_Page 01

[YMCA letterhead] Some Where In France [November] 22, 1918 Dear Sister Just read your letter and say a letter from home is great and I sure did appreciate your letter. Say I will sure be on the look out for my package I don't know what sweets are and say if I ever see a pie or cake I will go nutty I haven't had a peice of pie since I left the U.S. Well since I wrote you last I have travelled clear across France I can't tell you where I am only it is sure good and cold where we are we are up in the Mountains and believe me when we get up in the morning it is some

1977.13.41_Robert Chilson to Sister_November 22, 1918_Page 02

[page 2] cold. I am in perfect health and feel Fine. I haven't heard from Clyde since I have been over here I have written 2 or 3 times to him I recd. your letters regular and I also receive letters from Rachel as often as could be expected and say I never knew in my life what a letter meant to a fellow untill I got over here and say I can sure appreciate them now. Well since this War is over I will be home soon and you can sure bet I will bring something to you from France and will not send nothing as it liable to get lost in the mails and I will bring it home to you

1977.13.41_Robert Chilson to Sister_November 22, 1918_Page 03

[page 3] I Know that will be allright with you, And Lottie I wish to assure you that it will be a pleasure for me to do it but it wont be much as I dont get much money. well this is all I hope you are all in perfect health and my best wishes to all this letter is for all of you as I havent time to write to each one as you will understand Love & Sweet Kisses to all Your Loving Brother Bob Sgt. R. H. Chilson San. Squad #68 A.P.O. 906 Amer. E.F. Via. [New York] OK. Censored By Capt. S.C. U.S. Army San Squad

From the service of Corporal Clyde Chilson, Battery B., 129th F.A., 35th Division, A.E.F.
Date n.d.
Subjects World War I
Letter Writing
Letters (Home)
Gifts
Mail
Candy
Pies
Cakes
Travel
Military travel
Weather
Cold
Mountains
Health
Homecomings
Military discharges
Souvenirs
Money
Paydays