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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.

Charles E. Jackson Papers

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.

Charles E. Jackson Papers

1919 Feb. 12

Jackson, Charles E.

Letter from Charles E. Jackson to sister

St. Aignan des Noyers (France) -

Charles E. Jackson Papers

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.

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 May 3

Jackson, Charles E.

Letter from Charles E. Jackson to sister

St. Aignan des Noyers (France) - About 17,000 soldiers in camp, most going home on special orders or on discharge. Some are staying in France to set up businesses or marry French girls. "You would be surprised to see the number of American soldiers that marry here. I have seen several weddings take place... some very pretty girls here, but it would take more than that piece of paper so called discharge for me to m... more

Charles E. Jackson Papers

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.

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 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.

Charles E. Jackson Papers

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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