• Letter from Pvt. Virgil Metcalf to his mother

    Pvt. Virgil Metcalf, Co. A, 47th Engineer Battn. sent this letter to his mother and describes life at Camp Sheridan. He complains about a cake that she shipped to him had not arrived. He states, "We a…

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  • Letter from Pvt. Virgil T. Metcalf to his mother

    Pvt. Virgil T. Metcalf, Co. A, 47th Engineer Battn. wrote a letter to his mother from Camp Sheridan in Montgomery, Ala. In the letter he references drafted men and the fact that McMinn County was to f…

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