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General Leonard Wood to Governor Arthur Capper

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Creator: Wood, Leonard, 1860-1927

Date: October 19, 1918

Level of Description: Item

Material Type: Government record

Call Number: Governor's Records, Governor Capper, Box 16, Folder 53a

Unit ID: 217152

Summary: In this letter to Governor Capper, General Leonard Wood, Commander of Camp Funston, details the situation at Funston during the Influenza of 1918. Arguing that he and his medical staff were doing everything that they could under difficult circumstances, Wood nonetheless admits that "the highest number of deaths in one day was sixty four (64). The number now is running in the thirties."

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Title (Main title): General Leonard Wood to Governor Arthur Capper


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