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1918 May 30

Jackson, Charles E.

Letter from Charles E. Jackson to sister

Camp Devens (Mass.) - Sergeant has given Jackson about a dozen books to study so that he can be made a corporal. "He is a dandy fellow also the commissioned officers are all good." Big parade of soldiers. Tom wrote that Driscoll would be sent to Training School, but Driscoll has "the same chance of being a non com. as I, but he could not make good and has been transferred to the suicide squa... more

Charles E. Jackson Papers

1918 Sept. 21

Jackson, Charles E.

Letter from Charles E. Jackson to brother

France - Took 19 days to cross the Atlantic, but required "a little ducking," which he can tell about on his return. The blue envelope (not present) means the letter will not be censored, each soldier gets one per week. Does not need anything sent: his promotion to PFC means a raise of three dollars per month over buck private. Riding side door pullmans (box cars). Reads that old men have had t... more

Charles E. Jackson Papers