April 21, 1918 – Full diary entry:
“Rain. Tent flooded.
Went on fatigue got soaked.”
I’m not too surprised by this – based on the pictures I’ve seen, the camp was a dust bowl, which would quickly turn to a mud pit. And the tents don’t look especially sturdy or very high off the ground.
These pictures of Camp Mills are posted courtesy of the Hofstra University library:
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