Hermann Moyse Sr. World War I Collection

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The digital Hermann Moyse Sr. World War I Collection has been created by the Louisiana State University Libraries. The collection is also part of the Lousiana Digital Library. The digital collection contains 120 letters written by Hermann Moyse Sr. (1891-1985) to his parents and to Rosalie Gottlieb, his future wife, and letters to and from fellow soldiers and friends. Moyse served as a volunteer. He served as an officer in the Alsace region. He was wounded during the Aisne-Marne offensive in July 1918.

The letters – divided in twenty folders – cover the period of his service starting with his training in camps in Arkansas and Texas. The majority of the letters were written in France. You can browse all items and narrow the results using fields for several aspects, use the simple free text search or switch to the advanced search mode.

Hermann Moyse Sr. World War I Collection