Pine Bluffs Post - Serving all of Eastern Laramie County since 1908

By Gary Collins
Pine Bluffs Post 

Letters to home

 

Don Eisenhauer

Pfc. Donald W. Eisenhauer, circa 1943, Company A, First Battalion, 27th Regiment of the Fifth Marine Division.

"Dear Mom:

It's been a long time since I've written, I know, but I could tell from your letter that you understood. This letter will probably be a little late getting there, but if I could rush it any I would, you know that."

The preceding is the beginning of a letter written by Pfc. Donald W. Eisenhauer to his mother, Truly Eisenhauer who was living in Pine Bluffs, Wyo. Eisenhauer was serving in Company A, First Battalion, 27th Regiment of the Fifth Marine Division in World War II.

Eisenhauer became a Marine on Dec. 7, 1942. During his time in service he wrote hundreds of letters to his f...



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