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1918

Jackson, Charles E.

Letter from Charles E. Jackson to sister

Camp Devens (Mass.) - Had to stand service Saturday. Parade for Cardinal O'Connell. Pete has moved on to Clinton near Ayer and said he would go up to Hamp on July 4.

Charles E. Jackson Papers

1918

Jackson, Charles E.

Letter from Charles E. Jackson to sister

Camp Devens (Mass.) - Has been out camping in the woods in Vermont. Edward sent two dollars for cigarettes.

Charles E. Jackson Papers

1918

Letter from Charles E. Jackson to sister (incomplete)

France - Heard about heavy frosts and asks whether they destroyed the tobacco crop.

Charles E. Jackson Papers

1918

Jackson, Charles E.

Letter from Charles E. Jackson to sister

Camp Devens (Mass.) - Went to Ayer and saw Pete, who looks well: Ayer is a dry town, "but suppose by next Saturday he will fall off when the ship comes in." Gave Pete his suit and some other items he won't need and Pete was glad to have them.

Charles E. Jackson Papers

1918

Jackson, Charles E.

Letter from Charles E. Jackson to sister

Camp Devens (Mass.) - Glad for the visit home. Has been cold in camp. Was exposed to some women through a window during inspection. Forgot the medal at home he had blessed by the priest; wishes it sent.

Charles E. Jackson Papers

1918

Postcard from Charles E. Jackson to sister

France - Picture postcard of a canal: "No doubt Pop will recall seeing this sort of a canal in Ireland..."

Charles E. Jackson Papers

1918

Jackson, Charles E.

Letter from Charles E. Jackson to sister

France - Father should take things easy with his sickness. Pete had dinner with him in the barracks.

Charles E. Jackson Papers

1918

The Ammunition Train

France - Poem describing heroics of the soldiers in the ammunition train during the First World War.

Charles E. Jackson Papers

1918

Letter from Charles E. Jackson to sister (incomplete)

France - Well protected (by clothing) from the weather. Papers will be filled with good war news. Enjoys this branch of the service since they see more of the country. Has thought of the Maloneys and will write. Attended church in a building just built by the Knights of Columbus.

Charles E. Jackson Papers

1918 May 12

Jackson, Charles E.

Letter from Charles E. Jackson to sister

Camp Devens (Mass.) - Released from quarantine last night and took a trip to Ayer. Dusty week. Passes hard to come by; some older men got one who will be transferred to Camp Upton. Went to church and confession: the priests are "simply great, a man would have to be an animal if they failed to convert them." All are well, getting hardened by the marches.

Charles E. Jackson Papers