|February 25 -- “Letters from Edgar’s Trunk: Tell Them All to Write” Winter Talk
Winter Talks at Oatlands
“Letters from Edgar’s Trunk: Tell Them All to Write”
February 25, 2017
2:00 PM Saturday
Oatlands Carriage House
James Edgar Thornton, from Loudoun County, served in the 369th American Expeditionary Force during World War I. This regiment of African American men fought under French command at Chateau-Thierry and Belleau Wood. Between 1916 and 1919, Edgar exchanged letters with family members, friends, and neighbors.