A Tarheel in the Trenches

The year 2017 is the 100th year anniversary of America’s formal entrance into World War I.  Follow one man, Richard Dillard Dixon, through the Great War via his letters home.  Each piece of correspondence posted 100 years to the day written.  A joint project of Special Collections at Joyner Library, East Carolina University and the Museum of the Albemarle. Selected letters from the collection are shown.

Click each link to read each letter: