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Frank Severin Erickson
Ernest Julius Erickson
Andrew Anders Sebran Erickson
American Expeditionary Force 1918 - 1919
Out West & North Dakota

My uncle Ernest Julius Erickson in La Grande, Oregon when he was a deputy on the Oregon Railroad in 1917. Later in the Fall Ernest Julius would be called up for training at Camp Lewis with the American Expeditionary Force (AEF).

Photograph by Frank Severin Erickson

Ernest Julius and my grandfather Frank Severin Erickson went on a deer hunting trip to Mount Baldy, Oregon starting on September 18th, 1917.

They stayed up in the mountains, living in a tent and cooking on open fires and enjoying life for nine days in the wilderness of Oregon. Ernest Julius wrote daily diary entries of their days and nights along the trails of Oregon.

Ernest Julius Erickson's 1917 "The Oregon Diary” - From the Dakotas to Out West - January 22nd through October 3rd, 1917

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