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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.

Charles E. Jackson Papers

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

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

Charles E. Jackson Papers

1919 Jan. 27

Jackson, Charles E.

Letter from Charles E. Jackson to sister

St. Aignan des Noyers (France) - Disgusted: "There are men getting out of the army on claims that are ridiculous. We sure are in a position to see all those things and I have come to the conclusion that [I] have done my part and think that [I] should have a chance for a release." Anger over release orders and people playing the game: saw Calvin Coolidge's name in the newspaper and wonders whether he mi... more

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 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

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 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

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