January 30, 1919

| June 27, 2012

Romorantin, France, January 30, 1919 Dear Folks: Well, we arrived here last night at 8:30, after two days of traveling. We went up to headquarters at once and sure enough there we found our orders to proceed to Angers for transportation to the States, and we also found some long lost mail. I had eight […]

January 28, 1919

| June 22, 2012

Nice, France, January 28, 1919 Dear Folks, Just another note from down here before we go back tomorrow. We are “resting up” today, after our last six days of sightseeing, in the Officers’ Club; and as the writing room looked so tempting, here I am. As I wrote a few days ago, Lt. Wise and […]

January 26-28, 1919

| June 20, 2012

**Journal** January 26, 1919 Sunday. Played around Nice all day. Warm summer day. Spent morning on walk along sea. Many there. Rogers had dinner with us at noon. Took several pictures in afternoon. Getting some printed here. Some are good. **Journal** January 27, 1919 Wrote home today and to Aunt Karrie. Cloudy today. Very “unusual […]

January 23, 1919

| June 15, 2012

**Journal** January 23, 1919 Spent a very pleasant day about Nice. Like a summer day! The sun was hot. Walked along the shore with the crowd. Going out to Monte Carlo and Menton tomorrow in a machine. This is a great wintering resort. Many English here. Wrote letter home. Atlantic Hotel, Nice, January 23, 1919 […]

January 20-22, 1919

| June 13, 2012

**Journal** January 20, 1919 Climbed the hill and saw the forts. Very interesting. In the afternoon, went out to Uriage, a health resort with hot sulfur springs. Very pretty but cold. Clear today, so we took a few pictures. Hope they’re good. Leaving at 6:30 A.M. Grenoble, France, January 20, 1919 Spent two days here […]

January 16, 1919

| June 8, 2012

Romorantin, France, January 16, 1919 Dear Folks: Well, tomorrow morning Lt. John Wise and myself start out to see southern sunny France, the place we have heard so much about. I suppose when we get there the “natives” will tell us the chilly weather, or cloudy sky, is very unusual for this time of year. […]

January 13, 1919

| June 4, 2012

Romorantin, France, January 13, 1919 Dear Folks: Arrived here on the 10th at 11 A.M. Reported and was soon located in barracks with my own cot and bed roll. Ever since I have been meeting old time friends of College Park days. There are at least ten of us here waiting for orders to a […]

January 10-13, 1919

| June 1, 2012

  **Journal** January 10, 1919 Blois: Arrived here at 9:30 this P.M. Staying at a Y.M.C.A. hotel. Will catch a 6:30 train in the morning for Romorantin. Cold here. Place looks familiar. Big chocolate factory running again. Smells good! **Journal** January 11, 1919 Romorantin: Arrived here at 11 A.M. Came out to the camp 2 […]

January 6-9, 1919

| May 28, 2012

**Journal** January 6, 1919 Conference started today. It ran from 9-12:30 and 2-6:30. There will be two more days. Cleared up last night and sun was out today. Went to Y.M.C.A. show tonight given by Arizona Players from the 77th Div. Good show, all old timers. **Journal** January 7, 1919 Second day of conference over. […]

January 5, 1919

| May 25, 2012

Tours, France, January 5, 1919 Sunday, 10 A.M. Dear Ma: Birthday Greetings! I wish I could be home with you all today, but guess we will have to wait a couple of months longer. This morning when I woke up, which was not until 8:30, the sun was streaming into my room like a summer’s […]