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A Soldier in World War I: The Diary of Elmer W. Sherwood
edited by Robert H. Ferrell
Indiana Historical Society Press, 2004
Cloth: 978-0-87195-173-1 | eISBN: 978-0-87195-379-7
Library of Congress Classification D570.32 150th.S53 2004
Dewey Decimal Classification 940.4144092

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ABOUT THIS BOOK
In April 1917 a sophomore at Indiana University, inspired by his grandfather's service in the Union army during the Civil War, left school and enlisted with a National Guard unit in Indianapolis that became the 150th Field Artillery Regiment. Before long the young man, Elmer W. Sherwood, found himself fighting in France. Sherwood kept a diary of his time overseas, including his experiences in the army of occupation following the war's end. A Soldier in World War I: The Diary of Elmer W. Sherwood captures the words of the Hoosier as he wrote them on the front lines. The book also includes a shipboard diary Sherwood sent home from France shortly after his arrival, which appeared in his hometown newspaper.
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