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Name of Collection: Camp McCain Soldier Letter   

Accession Number: AM15-48                               

Given By: Transferred from Southern Tourism Collection M448

Originally purchased with the Popular Culture Association Grant.  

Copyright: This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the united States (Title 17, United States Code).

Date of Receipt: May 2014       

Extent: 1 letter 

Inclusive Dates: 1943   

Form of Material (Letters, Minutes, etc.):

Letter written by Johnny to Darling, while Johnny was stationed at Camp McCain, Mississippi. The handwritten date on the letter is September 25, 1943. The letter is written on Camp McCain, Mississippi, embossed stationary. He describes activities during his bivouac on September 24, 1943, and the trip back to Camp McCain. He describes their rations, a box of personal supplies he received, someone stealing his money from his wallet and the weather.


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