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1919 Mar. 25

Brann, Clinton T., 1891-1961

Letter from Clinton T. Brann to Martha Brann

Nice (France) - Clint got two letters when he returned, which he was glad of, although his father's condition does not sound promising. He was promoted to captain and will be relocated soon to the First Army headquarters. He's upset to be leaving the 17th division but thinks it will be better in the long run. He's been with the company so long they feel like a family and many congratulated him on his promotion. He re... more

Clinton T. Brann Papers

1919 Mar. 26

Brann, Clinton T., 1891-1961

Letter from Clinton T. Brann to Rhea Oppenheimer

Ehrenbreitstein (Koblenz, Germany) - Clint has just returned from leave and received news that he has been promoted to captain and will be transferred to the first division headquarters at Bar-sur-Aube in France. In addressing her concern about when they will tell the folks at home about their relationship, Clint tells her it will be done soon. If he can get home soon, he will tell them in person, and if not, he will write. His father's... more

Clinton T. Brann Papers

1919 Mar. 31

Brann, Clinton T., 1891-1961

Letter from Clinton T. Brann to Rhea Oppenheimer

Ehrenbreitstein (Koblenz, Germany) - Clint got a letter from Irma which informed him of his father's death, which caused him to break down completely. He feels guilty that he was enjoying himself on leave while his father was dying. He writes of his grief and how much he loved his father, and how strong his mother has been to bear all this. He went to division headquarters to ask about being sent home, and colonel Oliver told him go to 1... more

Clinton T. Brann Papers

1919 Apr. 2

Oppenheimer, Rhea, 1894-

Letter from Rhea Oppenheimer to Martha Brann

Davenport (Iowa) - Rhea is glad to know that Martha does not disapprove of her engagement to Clinton, and writes about his speculations as to when he will return. She hopes he will return in June since school is over for her on June 20th and she will be able to return home then. She writes about Clinton's leave and Dr. Brann's funeral. She is working on an old embroidery project again and has been struggling with a diff... more

Clinton T. Brann Papers

1919 Apr. 3

Brann, Clinton T., 1891-1961

Letter from Clinton T. Brann to Rhea Oppenheimer

Bar-sur-Aube (France) - Clint arrived in Bar-sur-Aube and is now the "attending dental surgeon" for the enlisted men at the First Army Headquarters.

Clinton T. Brann Papers

1919 Apr. 4

Brann, Clinton T., 1891-1961

Letter from Clinton T. Brann to Rhea Oppenheimer

Bar-sur-Aube (France) - Clint updates Rhea on his situation, including the rainy weather, his new billet, how bad the French are at delivering luggage correctly, and how he has already run into two old friends, Chaplain Conway and Phil Manuel. He has heard that everyone except the Third Army will be out of Europe by July, so he is hopeful about his imminent return.

Clinton T. Brann Papers

1919 Apr. 4

Brann, Clinton T., 1891-1961

Letter from Clinton T. Brann to Martha Brann

Bar-sur-Aube (France) - Clint arrived in Bar-sur-Aube yesterday afternoon, where he reported to the adjutant general and ran into lieutenant colonel Graham, who had recently been informed of his wife's death. The town is clean and his workspace is nice, and prospects for returning home soon are bright. He writes about breaking off his engagement with Helen so that he could become engaged to Rhea. He hopes that Martha will no... more

Clinton T. Brann Papers

1919 Apr. 6

Farewell dinner for Major Allen Potts

Bar-sur-Aube (France) - Pamphlet describing the farewell dinner for Major Allen Potts from the First Army Headquarters. Includes illustrated cover, list of members of the Headquarters Battalion Officer's Mess, dinner menu, list of event contributors, and a poem dedicated to Major Potts.

Clinton T. Brann Papers

1919 Apr. 7

Brann, Clinton T., 1891-1961

Letter from Clinton T. Brann to Rhea Oppenheimer

Bar-sur-Aube (France) - Clint misses hearing from Rhea and he misses his old regiment as well now that he has relocated. He thinks there is a good chance that this headquarters will be broken down and shipped off by the end of the month, which he is hopeful for. He writes about his grief that since his father died, the home he will return to will not be the same home he left. He has new equipment and a roomy office where he ... more

Clinton T. Brann Papers

1919 Apr. 10

Brann, Clinton T., 1891-1961

Letter from Clinton T. Brann to Rhea Oppenheimer

Bar-sur-Aube (France) - Clint has received news that the First Army Headquarters will cease operations on April 20th, and hopefully he will be sent home soon after. He hopes that they will have their reunion at Rhea's home in Chariton, since that place has so many memories for them. He keeps checking the chief surgeon's office, hoping for mail, to the point where he thinks they will be almost as glad as he will be to get som... more

Clinton T. Brann Papers