Charles E. Lindsay World War I Diary Vertical File Manuscript | Southern Illinois University Special Collections Research Center
Extent: 1.0 Folders
Predominant Dates: 1917
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Scope and Contents: One pocket diary, 15 pp., covering September 18 to October 11, 1917, describing Lindsay's journey to France aboard the S.S. Carmania (Cunard Line), including evasive and safety measures prompted by the threat of enemy submarine attack. Also one pay voucher, 1 p., dated February 9, 1918, and one postcard dated July 2, 1918, addressed to "Lt. Lindsay, General Hospital #18, B.E.F., France," from "John," showing Stirling Castle, Scotland.