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Catalog Number 1986.213.112
Object Name Telegram
Accession number 1986.213
Description Full transcription of text follows:


[Western Union Telegram letterhead] Kansas City, Mo. Jan. 16, 1918. Lieut. J.K. Burnham Hockaday, Company “A” 354th Infantry, Camp Funston, Kansas. Our sincerest congratulations. We knew it was in you. You have made us both happy and proud. Mother and Father.

From the service of James Kellogg Burnham Hockaday, First Lieutenant, 354th Infantry, 89th Division.

Date January 16, 1918
Year Range from 1918
Year Range to 1918
People Hockaday, James Kellogg Burnham
Subjects World War I
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