Guide to the Will R. Wood Letter 1898 November
Cage 5021

Summary Information

Repository
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Creator
Wood, Will R.
Title
Will R. Wood Letter
ID
Cage 5021
Date
1898 November
Extent
1.0 folder
Language
English
Abstract
This collection consists of a single item, a letter from Will R. Wood, a soldier in Company B, First Washington Volunteers, addressed to Grace (last name not given).

Preferred Citation note

Will R. Wood letter, November 1898

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries, Pullman, WA.

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Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of a single item, a letter from Will R. Wood, a soldier in Company B, First Washington Volunteers, addressed to Grace (last name not given). The letter was written throughout the month of November 1898, in diary form, relating Wood's experiences on his way to the Philippines during the Spanish-American War. Most of the entries were written at sea on the steamer Ohio during the company's journey from Hawaii to Manila Bay.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries © 2016

http://www.libraries.wsu.edu/masc
Terrell Library
P.O. Box 645610
Pullman, WA, 99164-5610
509-335-6691
mascref@wsu.edu

Conditions Governing Access note

This collection is open and available for research use.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Scott Laidig donated this letter to the Washington State University Libraries in 2011.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • United States. Army. Washington Volunteer Infantry Regiment, 1st. Company B.

Geographic Name(s)

  • Philippines -- History -- Philippine American War, 1899-1902 -- Personal narratives.

Personal Name(s)

  • Wood, Will R. -- Correspondence.

Subject(s)

  • Military
  • Spanish-American War, 1898 -- Personal narratives.

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