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1919 Jan. 17

Jackson, Charles E.

Letter from Charles E. Jackson to sister

St. Aignan des Noyers (France) - Sorry to hear Pete was a victim of the flu. Rumors they will be out of camp by March 1, but rumors.

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1919 Feb. 12

Jackson, Charles E.

Letter from Charles E. Jackson to sister

St. Aignan des Noyers (France) -

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1918 Dec. 15

Jackson, Charles E.

Letter from Charles E. Jackson to sister

St. Aignan des Noyers (France) - They have been moving and are Noyers classification camp, assigned to 164th Infantry, reviewing gas cases for sending home. Hope they enjoy Christmas. Has had a chance to go to church since there is a Knights of Columbus nearby.

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1919 Feb. 1

Jackson, Charles E.

Letter from Charles E. Jackson to sister

St. Aignan des Noyers (France) - Still irritated over games in who gets sent home first. Company is down to 125 men. Did not get his promotion to sergeant. Winter, but comfortable. Now bout 60,000 men in camp, moving rapidly.

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1919 Mar. 22

Jackson, Charles E.

Letter from Charles E. Jackson to Thomas W. Jackson

St. Aignan des Noyers (France) - Most of the boys who arrived when Charles did have returned home. When they were fighting, everyone seemed contented, but now they accomplish nothing. When paid, he feels like a Rockefeller and spends most of it at the YMCA; buys hot cakes.

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1919 May 22

Jackson, Charles E.

Letter from Charles E. Jackson to sister

St. Aignan des Noyers (France) - All he has seen for a year is "billets or frog houses which are absolutely rotten." There are some nice places in France, but one get tired of it all and everything is old fashioned and the people old and behind the times.

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1919 June 7

Jackson, Charles E.

Letter from Charles E. Jackson to sister

St. Aignan des Noyers (France) - Sorry to hear of father's condition; he is old and has lived a good life. Will do all he can to help mother when he returns: "I may have done some things that weren't just the right thing to do but always have tried to live right." Will probably be back in the states in mid-July. Irritation at those who play the system to get home earlier.

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1919 Jan. 19

Jackson, Charles E.

Letter from Charles E. Jackson to sister

St. Aignan des Noyers (France) - Still at classification camp at St. Aignan looking over B and C men for shipment home. Springfield may be celebrating the war's end "but we hardly knew anything great had taken place just seemed as though we had just finished a days work and started on a new position. Didn't seem to excite the boys any much." They see all kinds of men and hear troubles all day, the mark... more

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1919 Apr. 20

Jackson, Charles E.

Letter from Charles E. Jackson to sister

St. Aignan des Noyers (France) - Last week answered a call for 50 men to go to Antwerp; would do almost anything to get out of camp. Nothing to see in camp but soldiers and barracks "also when you see the way things are carried on here as no doubt you have heard something about this camp as the papers have been filled with articles regarding conditions and etc."

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1919 Feb. 6

Jackson, Charles E.

Letter from Charles E. Jackson to brother

St. Aignan des Noyers (France) - Still in classification camp, with only a couple of hundred under their supervision. Glad the recipient did not have to cross the deep blue or take part in war. "Are you still employed at the casket shop. must have been some demand for caskets at the rate the people have died in the states. Perhaps it would be safe to say more have died with the Flu than were actually k... more

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