“This life is agreeing with me” – A Pennsylvania soldier trains for war in 1918

Private Edward Ditty trained for war with the 23rd Engineers and sought success as a boxer in the ranks.


“I am going to stick and protect the stars and stripes” – A World War I Soldier’s Letter

Leroy Temple writes home to Elizabethville, Pennsylvania from his training camp at Fort Riley, Kansas in the summer of 1917.