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The Betty H. Carter Women Veterans Historical Project

ANNE HUHEEY LETTERS

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BIOABSTRACT

Anne Huheey, of Cincinnati, Ohio, was an army nurse in France with the American Expeditionary Force (AEF) during World War I.


COLLECTION SUMMARY

Letters to family and friends chiefly document Anne Huheey's service with the American Expeditionary Forces in the spring of 1919. Repeated themes include news of family and friends, both those at home and other nurses serving overseas; the weather; various illnesses; and diversions such as horseback riding and tennis. Hospital wards and patients are occasionally mentioned.

Also included are letters from friends serving overseas. Letters from her female friends describe a dance; serving hot chocolate to the men; and a delousing plant. Letters from her male friends discuss the hardships of war; sparse living conditions; and war news.

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BIOGRAPHY

Anne Huheey, of Cincinnati, Ohio, was an army nurse in France with the American Expeditionary Force (AEF) during World War I. In October 1918 she was stationed with Base Hospital No. 25 in Allerey, France, but by March 1919 she had been transferred to Base Hospital No. 91 in Commercy, France.