Otto Kappelmann Letters

Title

Otto Kappelmann Letters

Creator

Otto CW Kappelmann

Identifier

MS100017

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

Language

English
German

Collection Items

Rhoda Bubendey
Portrait

Anna-Marie Kappelmann Bubendey
Portrait of Anna-Marie Kappelman seated. Copied from a print out.

Otto Kappelmann Letters Finding Aid
Enlisted in the U.S. Army from 1916 to 1919, Otto 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,…
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