3 results found for: subject:"Belleau Wood, Battle of, France, 1918"

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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