From the Ellard-Murphree-Pilgreen-Smith Family Papers Collection. Letter from Sonny Boy Smith to Pauline Smith; November 3, 1943. Sonny Boy has finally begun battle training. He reports to his mother that he walked 15-20 miles on the day he wrote to her and 13 over the weekend. He is getting to sleep in a tent and other men in his group have gotten packages of food delivered to them.
Fort Knox (Ky.)
Army life; Well-being; Military
Digital reproduction of a 2-page handwritten letter
Stephanie R Salvaterra
Box C612, Folder 12
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Smith, Sam Ellard, "Letter from Sonny Boy Smith to Pauline Smith; November 3, 1943" (1943). Ellard-Murphree-Pilgreen-Smith Family Papers Collection. 268.