Letter from W. J. Lawton to Oliver J. Bond, March 6, 1919

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Letter from W. J. Lawton to Oliver J. Bond, March 6, 1919

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Letter written by W. J. Lawton to Colonel Oliver J. Bond to inform Bond of Lawton's military service during World War I.

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The Citadel Archives & Musem

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Oliver J. Bond Collection

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English

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[Page 1]

March 6, 1919

Col. O.J. Bond, Sup.

The Citadel

Charleston, S.C.

Dear Col. Bond,

The past year has been so filled with “a number of things” that I have not previously found an opportunity to report my status. I started out in the Field Artillery, but was transferred to the Chemical Warfare Service in which I still hold commission as First Lieutenant. It was within a few days of complying with “overseas orders” when the “flu” and pneumonia got me - at the present time

[Page 2]

I am on duty with the above Division [U.S. Army General Hospital No. 6, Reconstruction Division, Fort McPherson, Georgia] for Rehabilitation Work.

I was pleased to notice a news item in regard to appropriation for a Greater Citadel - I hope it went thru [sic].

With personal regards I am, Sir,

Respectfully yours -

W.J. Lawton

Class of 1910

Citation

Lawton, W. J., “Letter from W. J. Lawton to Oliver J. Bond, March 6, 1919,” The Citadel Archives Digital Collections, accessed February 23, 2024, https://citadeldigitalarchives.omeka.net/items/show/2074.