Geiger family papers  1890-1939 (bulk 1890-1918)
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Container / Location Title
Box   6, World War I Small Collections  
Herbert Linton letters [series]
Folder   6  
  1918 November 6 . Herbert C. Linton ALS to Katherine B. Linton; "Somewhere in France." (3 pages)
Linton has been busy and has not had time to write, though he has received a group of letters from home. His regiment has driven trucks all over France. "The yanks are sure giveing them H" [sic].
  1918 December 16 . Herbert C. Linton ALS to Katherine B. Linton; Clermont, France. (4 pages)
Linton has received more mail from home. His regiment is still stationed at headquarters and drills daily, though he believes they will soon return home. The full moon makes him homesick. He hasn't gained any weight, but is getting enough to eat.
  1919 January 24 . Herbert C. Linton ALS to Katherine B. Linton; Nevers, France. (4 pages)
Linton hasn't written because he believed he would be returning home sooner; the embarkation order was changed at the last minute, and he May not be home before April . He still has not heard from Keith. Linton won't be surprised if his unit is sent to Koblenz, Germany. He is tiring of army life now that the war is over and believes constant drilling is unnecessary. Soldiers returning home from camps in the United States "don't know what soldiering is."