• Shell shock pamplet

    This pamphlet was written by Memphis psychiatrist Dr. William Glassell Somerville. Somerville had served as a major with the A.E.F. He returned to his psychiatry practice after the war.

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  • Letter from George Morris to Annie Morris

    Letter from George Morris to Annie Morris relaying a telegram regarding her brother, John Walter Morris, wounded in combat on March 28, 1918. John joined the US Army Medical Reserve Corps in 1916. Upo…

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  • Western Union telegram from Dr. Somerville to his wife

    A telegram from Dr. Somerville to his wife infroming her that he will be leaving for home soon. Somerville served at base Hospital No. 61 in Beaune, France with the AEF. He was from Memphis, Tenn.

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  • Letter from members of the 114th FA, 30th Div. defending Luke Lea

    An "open letter" by members of the 114th FA, 30th Div. responding to the article of the Memphis Press-Scimitar in which the writers defend the conduct of Col. Luke Lea in the plot to kidnap the Kaiser…

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  • Newspaper article attacking Col. Luke Lea for wartime conduct

    A news clipping of an article that appeared in the Memphis Press-Scimitar impugning the conduct of Col. Lea in his abortive attempt to kidnap Kaiser Wilhelm from his Dutch residence. Luke Lea of Nashv…

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