Caroline Hickman Photos of and Correspondence with Soldier Relatives
This WWI scrapbook of mementos kept and left by Mrs. Edward [Caroline Altes] Hickman are loaned by her grandson, Franklin Hickman Meyer, D.D.S. of Eden, NY. Contained in the collection are photos, postcards and correspondence. The many letters to Caroline are from a few of her relatives who were then serving in WWI. The soldiers who wrote these letters include:
- Corp. George A. Altes, , 326th Butchery Co., AEF, Caroline's brother from Hamburg who later ran the family Altes Meat Market in Hamburg
- Reg. Color Sgt. George John Miller, 359th Infantry, AEF, Caroline's uncle from Buffalo
- Pvt. Addis H Meyer, 311 Infantry, a cousin from Hamburg
- Sgt. 1st Class. Arthur P Miller, 1st Air Depot, AEF, another cousin from Buffalo.
Buffalo & Erie County Public Library (Publisher of digital)
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