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    • Turner - Letter from Sister to Brother 12 Jan 1888

    • Correspondence; Charlestown (Ind.); Christmas tree
    • This letter is written by a sister to her brother. The last page of the letter is missing. She tells about getting caught in the rain and getting soaked to the bone. She paid a dollar to someone to take her brother's trunk to the railroad station...
    • Korean War Letter from Charles W Hall to Jesse G Dorsey 18 Nov 1951

    • Korean War, 1950-1953--United States; Correspondence; Korean War, 1950-1953--Battlefields--Korea; United States. Army--Military life
    • Charles’s cavalry division has been defending a hill called Old Baldy. They had heavy losses to the Chinese. Winter is coming and he thinks the fighting will slow down. They received warmer clothes for winter. This letter is part of the Jesse G....
    • Korean War Letter from Francis C Renn to Jesse G Dorsey 4 Sep 1951

    • Korean War, 1950-1953--United States; Correspondence; United States. Army--Military life; Basic training (Military education)--Radio Repair; Fort Monmouth (N.J.)
    • Francis is going to school nine hours every day. It is tiresome but he enjoys learning about telephone circuits. He will study this for three or four more weeks then move to a new subject. Francis got to go home after being away for six months. He...
    • Korean War Letter from A W Hustedt to Jesse G Dorsey 30 Aug 1951

    • Korean War, 1950-1953--United States; Speedometer (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); Correspondence; Homesickness; United States. Navy. Great Lakes Naval Training Center
    • Buddy provides Jesse with his correct address. He is over his homesickness. He thinks he will miss being back home when basketball season starts. He likes it where he is except for washing clothes. He is in Naval training and has not seen a ship...
    • Korean War Letter from Danny J Vogel to Jesse G Dorsey 23 Oct 1953

    • Korean War, 1950-1953--United States; Speedometer (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); United States. Army--Military life--Korea--post war; Hunting; Fishing; Correspondence
    • Danny is writing from Korea after the war is over. He says everyone enjoys reading the Speed-O-Meter newsletter. Now that it is too cold to swim, he spends some of his free time fishing. The streams have been messed up by people using hand grenades...
    • Korean War Letter from Wallace Raymond Hinton to Jesse G Dorsey 13 Mar 1951

    • Korean War, 1950-1953--United States; Speedometer (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); United States. Army--Military life; 38th Parallel (Korea); Correspondence
    • Raymond is in South Korea. He writes a correction to information provided in the Speed-O-Meter newsletter that Jesse sent him. Ray visited the 17th Infantry Regiment and thinks they are the top regiment in Korea. He can only think of going home and...
    • Korean War Letter from Mabyn S Barnett to Jesse G Dorsey 15 Oct 1951

    • Korean War, 1950-1953--United States; Speedometer (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); United States. Army. Women's Army Corps--Military life; Correspondence
    • Mabyn got a letter from Carl Amos. She visited with friends and family in Vincennes, Indiana. She is writing while on duty and she received a call from Harry James. She thinks the weather is mixed up. She is hoping to be home for Thanksgiving. This...
    • Korean War Letter from Robert P Hauselman to Jesse G Dorsey 16 Oct 1951

    • Korean War, 1950-1953--United States; Speedometer (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); United States. Marine Corps--Military life; Correspondence
    • Robert enjoys getting the letters from Jesse. He likes living in California. The weather is nice. He thinks there are a lot of people from the Ohio Valley in California. His daughter is going to kindergarten now. He cannot talk much about his job....
    • Korean War Letter from Emmett O Baxter to Jesse G Dorsey 9 Aug 1951

    • Korean War, 1950-1953--United States; Speedometer (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); United States. Navy--Military life; Correspondence; Bainbridge (Md.)
    • Emmett is writing Jesse to ask to be mailed the Speed-O-Meter newspaper that Jesse writes and mails to soldiers. Emmett has to march all day and thinks they do not get enough food. The station he is at just opened in Bainbridge and they have been...
    • Korean War Letter from Jerry Steward to Jesse G Dorsey 6 May 1951

    • Korean War, 1950-1953--United States; Speedometer (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); USS General Randall; Correspondence; United States. Navy--Military life; Military training
    • Jerry writes from Oran, Algeria from the USS Randall and thanks Jesse for the sending letters and the Speed-O-Meter. He also thanks him for the Bret Hart phrases. He thinks it almost a crime that men who just finished a war are being called back...
    • Korean War Letter from Patsy Willingham to Jesse G Dorsey 10 Mar 1951

    • Korean War, 1950-1953--United States; Speedometer (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service (WAVES); Great Lakes Naval Training Center (Great Lakes, Ill.); United States. Navy--Military life;...
    • Patsy is a WAVE at the Naval Training Center in Great Lakes, Illinois. She has been so busy that she has not had time to write Jesse. She does not have anything “newsy” to write like Jesse requested. She does tell him he should ask her mother...
    • Korean War Letter from Marvin R Bottorff to Jesse G Dorsey 29 Sep 1953

    • Korean War, 1950-1953--United States; United States. Air Force--Military life; Ground Controlled Approach Unit; Taegu (Korea); Pussan (Korea); Fuchu (Japan)
    • Marvin is currently stationed in Japan but had to go to Korea. He went to survey for a site to locate radar equipment. He has been to several countries overseas and thinks Korea is the most primitive. He does not see what is being fought over. The...
    • Korean War Letter from Paul D Hinton to Jesse G Dorsey 29 Mar 1951

    • Korean War, 1950-1953--United States; United States. Army. Cavalry Division, 1st; Korean War, 1950-1953--Railroad transportation; Correspondence; Living conditions
    • Paul is in Korea in the Cavalry. He has not been getting his mail for a couple months because he is moving around so much. They traveled across Korea via railroad. Paul thinks the towns are a complete wreck. He is not exactly sure where he is but...
    • Korean War Letter from William E Woods to Jesse G Dorsey 23 May 1951

    • Korean War, 1950-1953--United States; United States. Navy--Military life; USS Estes (AGC-12); Speedometer (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); Military training--Damage Control; Correspondence
    • Bill has been in Damage Control school. He thinks it is the best school in the Navy. He has learned how to patch holes from bombs and do some diving. They have been doing lots of drills and he has not had much sleep. They are learning different...

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