Ephraim P. Banning Letters, 1898-1899 (C3735)

0.04 cubic feet (2 folders)

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The collection contains letters from a Brookfield, MO, man who served in the 6th Missouri Volunteer Infantry, Company A, during the Spanish-American War. The letters describe army camps in Florida, Georgia, and Cuba; military training; the weather; widespread illnesses; friends with him in the service; and trips taken to Jacksonville and St. Augustine, FL, and Savannah, GA.