[Letter] 1944 November 8 [to] Doc Stoughton

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Title

[Letter] 1944 November 8 [to] Doc Stoughton

Subject

Fort Ord (California)
California

Description

Schieper recently transferred to Fort Ord but hopes to continue his course work with the University of California. Has seen many California attractions and is enjoying the beauty of the state.

Creator

Scheiper, Caspar Alfred

Source

Wagner College Archive, Horrmann Library

Date

11/8/1944

Contributor

Wagner College, Staten Island, NY

Is Part Of

A complete index to the letters in this collection can be found here: http://library.wagner.edu/wagnerarchive/StoughtonPDF/Correspondence index.pdf

Format

application/pdf

Language

eng

Type

text

Identifier

Scheiper2

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Text

UNITED STATES ARMY

November 8, 1944
Dear Doc Stoughton,
I was very glad to receive your letter of the 23rd of October. I realize all the work you have there at Wagner & therefore you have very little time to write to us very promptly.
My plans for correspondence work have been somewhat disrupted, because of my transfer to Fort Ord. When I again arrive at a fairly permanent camp I will resume my plans. I had planned to correspond with the University of California. Fort Ord is a camp where soldiers are prepared for overseas replacement. I can be expected to ship either east or further west - westward toward the South Pacific. Some men have been sent east this week so one can not be sure which way one will be shipped. If I go toward

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the South Pacific or Aleutians I will take up work with the University of California and if I go east I'll take up work with another eastern University.
I know you always enjoy hearing from us in the Service. Although at times, I have no time to write, I try to write as often as time permits. Sometimes it may only be a few lines scratched in a hurry during a short break, or it may be a letter written when I have more time.
Today is one of those few days when I have time to write.
I've really been seeing the country - my trip across the states, Hollywood & its attractions, Los Angeles & San Francisco and numerous other interesting quaint historical towns.
Fort Ord is beautiful - white barracks with green or black rooves, beautiful green grass & fantastically

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beautiful flowers.
Will close now with Best Regards to Mrs. Stoughton Danny & Jean.
Your ever-faithful student
Caspar Scheiper

Original Format

http://library.wagner.edu/wagnerarchive/StoughtonPDF/Scheiper2.pdf

Date Digital

2014

Citation

Scheiper, Caspar Alfred, “[Letter] 1944 November 8 [to] Doc Stoughton,” Wagner College Archives and Special Collections, accessed September 30, 2022, https://wagnercollections.omeka.net/items/show/16356.