Previous Next
Record 425/959
Description 
Letter from Private Ralph Scheer, 103rd Medical Training Battalion at Camp Robinson, to Reverend John E. Elbert. Camp Robinson, Ark March 8, 1942 Rev. J. E. Elbert I thought I would drop you a line or two to let you know where I was. I am located at the 103rd Medical Training Battalion at Camp Robinson down here in Arkansas. The weather down here is much warmer than up in Oshkosh but we have a lot of rain here. Saturday and Sunday it rained and then it turned into snow. Now we have about four inches of snow and slush to march through. This Army life isn't so bad but sometimes they do things just the opposite of what a person outside of the Army would do it. They sure have a lot of churches here in camp and you can go to any church you want to. The Church that I go to is charge of Chaplain Bazzell. He came from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. He is a very nice chaplain. We sleep in tents out here with five fellows to a tent. The other four fellows are from Milwaukee. We get up at 5:30 in the morning and we have to be in bed at 11:00 P.M. The lights go out at 10 o'clock and it's almost that now so I think I'll have to close now but I'll write later. Best Regards Ralph Scheer
Letter -WORLD WAR II -Copyright Oshkosh Public Museum
Image

COPYRIGHT INFORMATION ~ For access to this image, contact scross@ci.oshkosh.wi.us

NOTICE: This material may be freely used by non-commercial entities for educational and/or research purposes as long as this message remains on all copied material. These electronic pages cannot be reproduced in any format for profit or other presentation without the permission of The Oshkosh Public Museum. 2005 Oshkosh Public Museum, All Rights Reserved   
Last modified on: December 12, 2009