August 23, 1918

| December 30, 2011

**Journal** August 23, 1918 Letter # 13. Moved out to the field to stay. Have very nice quarters on the field in new clean concrete houses with cement floors. We are only 1 mile out from Toul on a main road leading to the front. Much traffic! Letter No. 13 France, August 23, 1918 Dear […]

August 19-22, 1918

| December 28, 2011

**Journal** August 19, 1918 Paris: Left Coulommiers at 2 P.M. on the train. Have to meet the squadron at Toul Wed. evening, so I will have a day here in Paris. Arrived here at 5 P.M. Had a bully supper and have a nice room at the Wagram Hotel on the Rue Rivoli. Walked around […]

August 18, 1918

| December 26, 2011

**Journal** August 18, 1918 Wrote letter # 12 Sunday. My right hand is bothering me quite a little. That little bug certainly had a poison bite. Rumors have it we go to Toul in a couple of days. Letter No. 12 France, August 18, 1918 Sunday, 11:15 A.M. Dear Folks, Cloudy and not so warm. […]

August 14-17, 1918

| December 23, 2011

**Journal** August 14, 1918 Rumors are afloat that we have sealed orders to leave tomorrow. Don’t know where to. Spent the day resting. Developed a roll of film. Also took a bath in my wash basin. Think we will go near Toul. **Journal** August 15, 1918 Our orders were changed, so we stay here about […]

August 9-13, 1918

| December 21, 2011

France, August 9, 1918 Just a line to say all of my back mail came today tied up in a bundle. There were twenty letters. I spent a most enjoyable afternoon reading them all. Heard from Grandmaw, Aunt Karrie, Aunt Emma, Mrs. Spaulding, Buster, Mr. Mackrille, and also received all of you letters written before […]

August 7-9, 1918

| December 19, 2011

**Journal** August 7, 1918 Nothing new today. Still cloudy and few showers. We pulled off several flights tho. Nothing much doing because we are too far from the lines. Will move up to a field the Boche were on a while ago. **Journal** August 8, 1918 Received all of my back mail today, consisting of […]

August 6, 1918

| December 16, 2011

Letter No. 11 France, August 6, 1918 Dear Folks, Well, yesterday was my “mail day.” I received the two that Pa wrote on June 16th and the 30th respectively, one from Aunt Emma written on the 30th and one from Mrs. Glasscock written on the 14th. Today I received a postal card from Mrs. Spaulding […]

August 3-6, 1918

| December 14, 2011

**Journal** August 3, 1918 Rained all day long. Our line was advanced 10 Kilometers today and many prisoners taken. We are now a long ways from the front. Think we will move up closer soon. **Journal** August 4, 1918 Sunday: Cloudy and rainy today. We move up closer to the front tomorrow. The mud is […]

August 2, 1918

| December 12, 2011

**Journal** August 2, 1918 Wrote letter # 10 today. Rained all day long. There wasn’t a thing doing on the field. Jim Wooten died this A.M. Spencer will be O.K. in a few weeks. Six Englishmen landed on our field early this A.M., lost. They spent the day with us. Very interesting to listen to […]

August 1, 1918

| December 9, 2011

**Journal** August 1, 1918 Our planes were busy all day. Many new Boche planes have come upon the line. We lost five men today. Wold, Sykes and Miller were shot down dead. Spencer and Wooten were wounded. C’est la guerre. Wrote letter # 9. Letter No. 9 France, August 1, 1918 Dear Folks, This is […]