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Thomas E. Craddock letter to his mother, Rosa Lee Edmondson Craddock, 14 May 1919 (Mother's Day)

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Knights of Columbus Overseas Service On Active service with American Expeditionary Forces A.P.O

be loaded in Box Cars but I don't mind that, any way to get away from here is what I want- of course none of us when we sail, but I believe I will certainly be home by July 4th -The twenty third of this month I will in the Army one year-

One of the boys that works over here with me got a discharge yesterday - He did not know a thing about it, his father got it for him- we are all going over to Chatiblion this afternoon and put him on the train-