The above image is a detail from a letter written by Ellison Capers during the Civil War. Paper was scarce, so Capers wrote over one side then turned the letter to write horizontally over the page.

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Oral History of John Palms, interviewed by Larry Grant, March 19, 2020

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John Michael Palms was born June 6, 1935 in Rijswijk, The Netherlands. His family permanently immigrated to the United States in 1951, and he became a…

Letter from Elizabeth Nelson to her husband, Manning, May 8, 1945

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Elizabeth wrote this letter to her husband, Manning, while he was stationed in the Pacific. These letters reached Manning after he had been killed and…

Letter from Elizabeth Nelson to her husband, Manning, May 6, 1945

1945_May_6_Elizabeth to Manning.pdf

Elizabeth wrote this letter to her husband, Manning, while he was stationed in the Pacific. These letters reached Manning after he had been killed and…