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Veterans Day: Grandpa’s Experience During WWI

Day 2 of a salute to Veterans.  I am continuing with my grandfather’s words, as he wrote them when he was about 95 years old.  He’s been gone many years now.  I am so lucky his words live on. Sgt. W. Mills said that all military camps were quarantined and it would be weeks before any new draftees were taken in.  We would be notified when the quarantine would be lifted.  Sgt. W. Mills was pleased with the number of men that enlisted, and too, we had some top notch musicians, several that were members of the local Chevrolet Band.…

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