Sonny Boy tells his mother he's disappointed in the weather and the letters he's received recently. He talks about a package he's received and that other soldiers are hunting deer. He admits he's nervous about returning home.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives; Letter-writing; Weather; Well-being
Digital reproduction of a 4-page letter
Hillary A. H. Richardson
Box C613, folder 8
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Smith, Sam Ellard, "Letter from Sonny Boy Smith to Pauline Smith; May 5, 1945" (1945). Ellard-Murphree-Pilgreen-Smith Family Papers Collection. 517.