Class Year

2015

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The letters of John Alexander Kinnear consist of 7 postcards and 92 letters which were written by Kinnear to his family living near Lexington Virginia. The letters range in dates from November of 1916 (before Kinnear joined the service) to May of 1919 (after he arrived home from Europe). The letters are mainly addressed to his mother, Mrs. J. J. L. Kinnear, but there are some that are addressed to his father and siblings.

Collection Size

.31 cubic feet

Publication Date

July 2013

Keywords

World War I, WWI, World War I Correspondence, Ambulance Corp, U.S. Army Ambulance Service, Camp Crane, Second Battle of the Marne

Disciplines

European History | History | Military History | Social History | United States History

MS-148: John Alexander Kinnear WWI Letters

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