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1918 Nov. 12

White, Helen

Christmas card from Helen White to Charles E. Jackson

Card reads 'We think of you: I hope the censor / won't refuse / to let me send / this bit of news / the folks who watched / you march away / are thinking of you / every day."

Charles E. Jackson Papers

1919 Mar. 1

Deposition from illegible to Examining Officer

St. Aignan des Noyers (France) - 'Jerkin was bought for Pvt. Jackson by Capt. Allen his former comandg officer. Scarf was made for him by a member of his family. I believe his statement to be true."

Charles E. Jackson Papers

1918 Oct. 1

Jackson, Charles E.

Letter Cornelius Lucey to Thomas W. Jackson

France - Started from the Marne front on July 18. Given command to go over the top, reaching their objective. While digging in, they were subject to sniper fire, but put him out of commission. After seven days fighting, were finally relieved and set off for St. Mihiel, which they recently captured. Would be a great football game if it "wasn't for the artillery. We could reach Be... more

Charles E. Jackson Papers

1919 May 11

Jackson, Charles E.

Letter from Charles E. Jackson to Catherine Whalen Jackson

St. Aignan des Noyers (France) - Writes on mother's day. Blue feeling in camp on the day and heard some good sermons; thinks of mothers whose sons had died. Has avoided sickness in his time in service.

Charles E. Jackson Papers

1918 Sept. 18

Jackson, Charles E.

Letter from Charles E. Jackson to Sara D. Fitz

France - Has just written and assumes she has "about all the news I possess at present as you know how little we are allowed to say regarding any military matters." Has just finished his washing. Learned that Leo is only abotu 12 miles away and could have visited him had he known.

Charles E. Jackson Papers

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.

Charles E. Jackson Papers

1919 Mar. 22

Jackson, Charles E.

Letter from Charles E. Jackson to Thomas W. Jackson

St. Aignan des Noyers (France) - Camp has improved some, but in December he saw some of the worst sights he has ever seen. Did not receive the promotion, but has a major pulling for him. Heard Mr. Higgins had inquired after him and says there might be a chance with his daughter "although she is a little fat. Could stand for that so long as there is Bocoo money attached to it. Do you compre Bocoo that means lots, s... more

Charles E. Jackson Papers

1919 Apr. 2

Jackson, Charles E.

Letter from Charles E. Jackson to Thomas W. Jackson

St. Aignan des Noyers (France) - Has not received Mim's letter, but would like to find who it is who takes all mail containing money. Has requested a leave for Paris in April. Still attached to the classification camp and likely will be until he returns home.

Charles E. Jackson Papers

1918 Oct. 27

Jackson, Charles E.

Letter from Charles E. Jackson to Thomas W. Jackson

France - Situated is billets in a quiet town. Has heard the big noise, though from a distance. Sorry to hear of Mark Mullins dying in camp; all in the army are warned to take care of themselves due to the concern about illness.

Charles E. Jackson Papers