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Letter from Lucy Durr at Camp Sheridan to her son, Clifford.

TRANSCRIPT INCLUDED. In the letter, Lucy discusses her work in the influenza ward at the Camp Sheridan hospital: "If this 'flu' keeps up much longer the casualty list over here will be longer than the one in France. You see I can't keep off the influenza. Seriously, if you get the least sick telegraph me. One trouble with the epidemic is the right care is not taken of the men in the beginning in most cases."

Creator: Lucy Durr
Date: October 21, 1918
Repository: Alabama Department of Archives and History
Format: Correspondence

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ALCOS Social Studies Content Standard:
Grade 4: Standard(s) 11
Grade 6: Standard(s) 3
Grade 9: Standard(s) 12
Grade 11: Standard(s) 4

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