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Catalog Number 2005.47.10a
Object Name Postcard, Inscribed
Accession number 2005.47
Description Black and white photograph of four soldiers standing in front of a bell tower at Fort Sheridan. Men are taking notes on pieces of paper and surveying the area.

Postcard sent to: Mrs. G.K. Dunlop of East Las Vegas, New Mexico.

Inscription on back of postcard: "Sept. 13, 1917 / Dear Grande: Am here in the big Federal Camp continuing my studies. Left Cambridge & the office behind on Sept. 1, after a delightful visit from Mother. This card shows some young Engineers learning to make military maps. Much love from your devoted grandson - H.
Date September 13, 1917
Year Range from 1917
Year Range to 1917
Subjects World War I
Surveying
Maps
Search Terms Fort Sheridan, Illinois