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"Dear Family" Letter

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Title

"Dear Family" Letter

Subject

Hines, Joseph M. (1923-1969)
Toms Brook (Va)
World War (1939-1945)

Description

Letter written to "Dear Family" from Joseph M. Hines. It was sent from New River USMC Barracks were Joseph had been assigned after basic training. The letter is addressed to "Mrs. D.D. Hines" of Toms Brook who was Mary Hines, Joseph's mother.

Creator

Joseph M. Hines

Source

Folder 1.4: Letters from Joseph Martin Hines USMC to Duval and Mary Hines, January-July 1943. Truban Archives, Shenandoah County Library, Edinburg, Virginia, USA.

Publisher

Shenandoah County Library

Date

January 20, 1943

Contributor

Susan Hines

Rights

Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial (CC-BY-NC)

Language

English

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Text

Envelope:

PVT. Joseph M. Hines
New River
NC.

Mrs. DD Hines
Toms Brook
Va
Letter:

Original Format

Dear Family, Well, here I am in camp. I got in at 11 last night, so I made good time. I didn’t date feller in D. C. because I met an old girlfriend right after I left you and I took her out. I have nothing to do now because the company is on guard duty and not in the area but I think I will have the guard Sunday night. I can’t think of anything else to say because I told you everything, but tell everyone hello for me.
Lots of love, Joe xxxooo

Citation

Joseph M. Hines , “"Dear Family" Letter,” Shenandoah County Library Archives, accessed December 8, 2021, http://archives.countylib.org/items/show/11598.