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1918 Jan. 12

Taylor, Brainerd, 1877-1955

Letter from Brainerd Taylor to James B. Taylor

France - Brent has moved to a large French city to learn the fundamentals of a new and important job he has been assigned. He met up with his cousin Dick and Carl Jackson, a 2nd lieutenant who he had not seen since he was a baby, and had a family reunion. Although they are cousins they met for the first time in France, with the sound of German guns.

Brainerd Taylor Family Papers

1919 Jan. 6

Taylor, Brainerd, 1877-1955

Letter from Brainerd Taylor, Sydney, and Richard M. Hill to James B. Taylor

Châtillon-sur-Seine (France) - Brent, Sydney, and Dick had their reunion and wrote this letter together for their family at home. They took a trip out into the countryside and visited Dick's office before having to return Sydney to his convoy.

Brainerd Taylor Family Papers

1919 May 13

Taylor, Brainerd, 1877-1955

Letter from Brainerd Taylor to James B. Taylor

Stamford (Conn.) - Brent writes about his daily commute from Shippan to his office and the process he has been going through to pack up family keepsakes and memorabilia. He writes about his relationship with his wife and how unshakable their love is.

Brainerd Taylor Family Papers

1918 Apr. 15

Taylor, Brainerd, 1877-1955

A battle prayer

France - A typewritten poem with handwritten corrections written by Brainerd Taylor 10 days after witnessing the sight of a battlefield. The poem describes the battlefield of dying men and appeals to Jesus Christ for mercy.

Brainerd Taylor Family Papers

1917 Dec. 1

Taylor, Brainerd, 1877-1955

Letter from Brainerd Taylor to James B. Taylor

New York (N.Y.) - Brent writes that he can't say much since it is 2 A.M. and he has been busy since 7 A.M. the previous day getting his things in order. He had a good time with all of them yesterday and he hopes that they will all stay in good health until the next time he can see them.

Brainerd Taylor Family Papers

1917 Dec. 30

Taylor, Brainerd, 1877-1955

Letter from Brainerd Taylor to Harriet M. Taylor

France - It has been a month since their Thanksgiving together and Brent must put part of his mind to sleep in order to bear the separation from his family. "It is like passing into shadows and silence after closing a door on a bright, warm, sunny room." He gives her his address and describes the "quaint old French town" where he is staying and the precautions they take against ... more

Brainerd Taylor Family Papers

1918 Aug. 11

Taylor, Brainerd, 1877-1955

Letter from Brainerd Taylor to Harriet M. Taylor

France - Brent thinks that Molly's stay at the cottage sounds restful and writes about past times when he felt a longing for home. He hopes that she is having a good vacation and comments on the cold French summer he's been having. He hopes that the Germans will be discouraged by the losing they have been doing and the war will be shorter for it.

Brainerd Taylor Family Papers

1917 Dec. 6

Taylor, Brainerd, 1877-1955

Letter from Brainerd Taylor to Harriet M. Taylor

Brent doesn't have much to say as not much has happened yet, but the days drag since he has little to do. Their Thanksgiving together was wonderful and he will always remember it. He won't be writing many letters after this and she should get most of her news about him from Father or Vesta.

Brainerd Taylor Family Papers

1918 July

Taylor, Brainerd, 1877-1955

A battle prayer

France - A typewritten poem written by Brainerd Taylor 10 days after witnessing the sight of a battlefield. The poem describes the battlefield of dying men and appeals to Jesus Christ for mercy.

Brainerd Taylor Family Papers

1918 Apr. 15

Taylor, Brainerd, 1877-1955

A battle prayer

France - A typewritten poem written by Brainerd Taylor 10 days after witnessing the sight of a battlefield. The poem describes the battlefield of dying men and appeals to Jesus Christ for mercy.

Brainerd Taylor Family Papers