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Admin/Biog History Otto B. Sells was the son of William and Carrie Prine Sells. He was a member of Company B, 2nd Wisconsin National Guard during the Mexican Border War and Company B, 127th Infantry, 32nd Division during World War I. He was killed by an artillery shell near the town of Fisme, France on August 4, 1918.
Collection World War I Small Collections
Dates of Accumulation 1918
Abstract Letter from Otto Bernanrd Sells, Company B, 127th Infantry, 32nd Division to his parents in Oshkosh, WI.

April 18, 1918
France

Dear Folks & all,
Just a few lines to let you know I'm in the best of health, hoping it will find you all the same. We are in our new camp & working hard every day & is sure interesting Sgt. Aug. Drager is with me. I wrote a few cards last night but more to you. We are getting up another indoor base ball bunch & also will do some boxing after I can get the little cold I've got cured. I was eating some wall nuts & would like to share a few with you. I think I will never see the stuff you or the rest sent for a order came out we will have to have a card from our Capt. & send it to you first & it would have to be put in the package that is sent. I sure would be cheered up it I heard from the girl I "love".
Regards to all, with Love.
Son Corp. Otto Sells.
Event World War I
Category 8: Communication Artifact
Legal Status Oshkosh Public Museum
Object ID SC411.10.18.6
Object Name Letter
People Sells, Otto Bernard
Subjects World War I
Soldiers
127th United States Infantry
32nd Division
Casualties
Title Letter
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