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Catalog Number 2009.51.1
Object Name Letter
Accession number 2009.51
Description Collection of eight letters written by Paul F. Andrews, a member of the Lost Battalion of World War I, the 308th Infantry Battalion, 77th Infantry Division. His unit was cut off from all communication with other American troops in the Argonne Forest in October, 1918. A member of Company G, Paul Andrews was among those fighting while completely surrounded by Germans.

From the service of Paul F. Andrews, Company G, 308th Infantry Regiment, 77th Division.
Date n.d.
Year Range from 1918
Year Range to 1919
People Andrews, Paul F.
Subjects World War I
Letters (Home)
War
Battle
Fighting
Cooties
Trench fever
Trench warfare
Writing
Military training
Military life
Hiking
Training
Infantry

Jews
Jewish
Search Terms YMCA
Red Cross
Containers 01_March 13, 1918: Paul F. Andrews to Aunt Tom
02_Sunday, May 5, 1918: Paul F. Andrews to Uncle Oscar
03_June 2, 1918: Paul F. Andrews to Aunt Emma
05_July 18, 1918: Paul F. Andrews to Uncle Oscar
06_August 18, 1918: Paul F. Andrews to Uncle Oscar
07_August 25, 1918: Paul F. Andrews to Aunt Emma
04_July 5, 1918: Paul F. Andrews to Uncle Oscar
08_October 9, 1919: Paul F. Andrews to Mother