Monroe County (Ind.) -- History; Bloomington (Ind.) -- History; McCalla, Elizabeth Wylie (1821 - 1900); Wylie Family -- Correspondence; Women -- Indiana -- Monroe County
Writes about coming down to Bloomington to take care of Redick and how John McCalla is boarding with his sister. Lists people in the house. Mentions the hired man - named Sam - who is a deserter from the Rebel army. Discusses Jane�s health.
Soldiers--Correspondence; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives; United States. Navy--Military life; United States Navy in World War II. War in the Pacific; Peleliu Island (Palau); Homesickness; Squirrel hunting; Tobacco
William is at Peleliu Island. He talks about it being tobacco cutting time and how he wishes he could be there to help. He wants to know about squirrel hunting season. He talks about Frank's coon dogs. This letter is part of a 37 letter collection...