Maron

September 11, 1918 – Full diary entry:

“Hiked 5 miles to Maron stayed all day and leave tonight.

Got a letter from Nora.”


For once Robert had a shorter hike than the 140th’s Headquarters company, which had moved further east. From Chaplain Edwards in From Doniphan to Verdun:

After two miserable days, Col. Murphy moved us to Houdemont, a few miles from Nancy. In Nancy we found women running the street cars, and a fare of 20 centimes. Shades of Kansas City? On the 10th we marched out at dusk, retracing our steps past Chaligny, and reached Maron.

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