Eastman - Fenwick Family Papers, 1860-1980

Edward G. Fenwick Letter, 07 August 1917


Wednesday morn

Dearest momsie, up bright and early this morning at 5:30. Think we will stick around camp for today. Went to Easton last evening and left my first issue of shoes to be whole soled and hot nailed. Then went to the Y.M.C.A. and had a regular Turkish to get some of the three days sweat out of me. We have cold water but no hot.
Had a picknic of three S. Schools yesterday here at Bushkill Park. It was the saddest thing

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I ever saw. We are within fifty yards of a small river so we go in swimming everyday. Just swatted a skeeter who had crawled on my pad. [includes a sketch of swimming trunks] This is the way the trunks [fit?]. Hurley bought, [bit?] us. They would be a close fit for [sawzie?].
Send me dads address if he has left for the coast as I want to write him. If he could send me a little something it sure would come in handy. Give my best to all of the bunch
Lovingly by your,
Fenwick, Edward G. Correspondence WWI World War, 1914-1918 [info:lc/authorities/subjects/sh85148236] This image is subject to copyright. Unauthorized use of the images in the Local History Photograph Collections of the Arlington Community Archives is prohibited. 60-5-1-7A East Falls Church 1917 Letters