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1918

Map of France near Péronne

Germany - Approximately 4.5km x 3km scaled map of France surrounding the section of the Somme river near Péronne. Indicates towns, population totals (?), railways, roadways, lanes, and footpaths.

Lloyd E. Walsh Papers

1918 Nov. 25

Taylor, Brainerd, 1877-1955

Letter from Brainerd Taylor to James B. Taylor

Langres (France) - It has been one year since Brent left his family behind to go overseas and he reflects on their parting and updates James on where other family members in the service are now. He returned from a trip on horseback between the forest of Argonne and Verdun, which is a landscape he can hardly describe but he wishes his father could have seen it. There isn't a patch of ground that hasn't been torn up by sh... more

Brainerd Taylor Family Papers

1918 Dec. 10

Taylor, Brainerd, 1877-1955

Letter from Brainerd Taylor to James B. Taylor

Koblenz (Germany) - On an order from General Pershing's headquarters, Brent has been tasked with going into Germany ahead of the main army to scout for suitable areas to establish operations for the Motor Transport Corps. He describes in detail his journey through Alsace and Luxembourg to the city of Coblenz. The German civilians are glad to see the Americans and the soldiers cooperate but are arrogant. He describes meet... more

Brainerd Taylor Family Papers