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  • Frank Ward Holt Collection

Frank Ward Holt was a soldier during World War I, fighting with Company H of the 129th Infantry, American Expeditionary Force. During his military service, Holt briefly served on the front lines in France. Holt's father, Martin Sidney Holt, was a dairy farmer and Civil War veteran who fought in the Missouri, Vicksburg, and Tennessee campaigns. 

The finding aid for the Martin Sidney Holt and Frank Ward Papers, 1860-1971 at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum may be found at http://alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/290.

Photographs in this collection include several images of soldiers at Camp Logan in Houston during World War I.

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