In dear mr. kilmer's setting divided by 2. firstly the place and lastly the time.

1. place
★Turtle Lake, Iowa, USA
- The Knight's farmhouse
- The Schermers' tavern
- Richard's school

★New York
- The headquarters of The New York Times
- The New York Armory where Joyce Kilmer trains for war.

-The battle trenches where American soldiers fight.

2. Time
- February 1917 to November 1918 ; before the United States joined World War I until the end of the war.