Otto Kappelmann Letters

Creator

Otto CW Kappelmann

Date

1916-1919

Description

Letters of a soldier enlisted in the U.S. Army from 1916 to 1919.
Kappelmann's letters, written primarily to his sister, Anna-Marie Bubendey, describe military camp life on the Texas border and in South Carolina. Kappelmann writes about African-American recruits, health issues, and German prisoners of war. The collection includes postcards of military camps and trenches on the front.

Source

Daniel Metraux

Subject

World War, 1914-1918

Format

.5 linear feet

Language

English
German

Items in the Otto Kappelmann Letters Collection