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Susan Rinehart Wilson to Frank O. Wilson, 1944 July- August

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 1-2
Scope and Contents Frank celebrates his 24th birthday (July 4, 1944) while still a 1st. Lt. at the 325th Field Artillery Battalion, 84th Division, Camp Claiborne, Louisiana. Susan, her sister Virginia, and her mother went to Nags Head, North Carolina, for a vacation and Susan decribes the trip in detail (July 24-30, 1944). Frank's Dad gives the couple five hundred dollars to hire a nurse to help Susan when the baby comes.Susan's sister Jane and Fred are apparently wealthy enough during the war to...
Dates: 1944 July- August

Frank O. Wilson to Susan Rinehart, 1941-1942 October

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 3-5
Scope and Contents

Frank is staying at the Regis (September 10, 1941). These letters discuss his love of riding horses, especially Barrel, and his jealousy over Susan dating other men. On February 14, 1942, Frank goes to Ft. Oglethorpe, Georgia. In folder 4, Franks discusses his work with training horses in the Army and he represents the Battery in horse shows and jumping events. In folder 5, Susan and Frank discuss become engaged and Frank begins Officer Candidate School, Number 36.

Dates: 1941-1942 October

Frank O. Wilson to Susan Rinehart Wilson, 1943 November

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 6
Scope and Contents

Frank O. Wilson is transferred to Fort Bragg, North Carolina, after his graduation from Officer Candidate School, November 1943.

Dates: 1943 November

Frank O. Wilson to Susan Rinehart Wilson, 1944 February-May

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 7-8
Scope and Contents Frank is currently in Batterey B, 325th Field Artillery Battalion, 84th Division, Camp Claiborne, Louisiana, and describes in detail his drills, maneuvers and various training exercises in the field, especially those under fire. He also writes to Susan about the baby, how his work is stressful, his exhaustion and state of tiredness, and how much he wishes he were home with Susan and the baby, Suzie. Mentions a warrant officer, who was talking on the phone during a thunderstorm who was struck...
Dates: 1944 February-May