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  • Contributing Institution: Center for American War Letters Archives
    Title: E. Gilliam First World War correspondence
    Identifier/Call Number: 2014.125.w.r
    Identifier/Call Number: 183
    Physical Description: 0.025 Linear Feet (1 Folder)
    Date: 1919 February 22
    Abstract: This collection contains one letter from E. Gilliam, AEF to his family from Flogny, France during the First World War.
    Language of Material: English .
    Container: WWI 2
    Container: 1
    Container: 1

    Conditions Governing Access

    This collection is open for research.

    Preferred Citation

    [Item title / description; Box "n" / Folder "n"], E. Gilliam First World War correspondence (2014.125.w.r), Center for American War Letters Archives, Chapman University, CA.
    For the benefit of current and future researchers, please cite any additional information about sources consulted in this collection, including permanent URLs, item or folder descriptions, and box/folder locations.

    Scope and Contents

    This collection contains one letter written by E. "E.G." Gilliam, American Expeditionary Force to his family during the First World War. The letter was written Friday, February 22, 1919 from Flogny, France and the author, signed "E.G", refers to himself as "Gilliam" on page six.
    In the letter, Gilliam is cynical about the situation in Europe and in America. He mentions that no one knows when they will be going home even though the war has been over for four months. He also expresses dismay that people back home are living in increasing comfort while the two million men still abroad don't have basic necessities, and not to believe anything read in the papers about the A.E.F.

    Conditions Governing Use

    There are no restrictions on the use of this material except where previously copyrighted material is concerned. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain all permissions. For further copyright information, please contact the archivist.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    World War (1914-1918)
    Correspondence -- World War, 1914-1918
    World War (1914-1918) -- Homefront
    Gilliam, E.