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Ira Wilkinson letters to Lillie Wilkinson Manry

Ira Wilkinson letters to Lillie Wilkinson Manry

Descriptive Summary

Title: Ira Wilkinson letters to Lillie Wilkinson Manry
Creator: Wilkinson, Ira
Inclusive Dates: 1917-1918
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms2597
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Ira Wilkinson, soldier from Georgia, served in France with the American Expeditionary Force during World War I. Reportedly killed in 1918.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of letters from Ira Wilkinson to his sister Lillie Wilkinson Manry from 1917-1918. Written from training camps in Mineola (N.Y.) and France, the letters mainly discuss news of family and friends, but also contain descriptions of life in the trenches during World War I. The collection also includes two remembrance silk scarves.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Ira Wilkinson letters to Lillie Wilkinson Manry, ms 2597. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2014.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 187th
World War, 1914-1918.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Letters and silk scarves, 1917-1918