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Letters of Condolence

Activity 1: Letters of Condolence

The letter from Lieutenant Colonel J. MacCarthy O'Leary was accompanied by the following letters from two officers, click on the thumbnails below to see the full letters.

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Looking at all three letters answer the following questions:

1. Where did Lt. Clements die?

2. What similarities can you find in these letters?

3. What differences can you find? How can you explain these?

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Click here to go to Activity Two: Who was Robert Cooper Clements?