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was present we got squads

right + marched at away

about 11-30 Got started on

the train about 1 A.M. Aug 23

Aug23rd Train crowded YM man

passed bibles gun chocklate

around. Slept a little + arrived

New York Jersey City about 5-30

Crossed ferry to Hoboken all

kinds of camalflaged  ships around

After a lot of hanging around

they ferry boat landed + the

Red Cross served us coffe + buns

Went abroad Coronia about 8-90

down on X section three decks

down. Hung  around on deck

all day watching the sailors

from the Mauritania swimming

in the dock. Warm night + am

going to sligg my hammock on

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was present we got squads

right + marched at away

about 11-30 Got started on

the train about 1 A.M. Aug 23

Aug23rd Train crowded YM man

passed bibles gun chocklate

around. Slept a little + arrived

New York Jersey City about 5-30

Crossed ferry to Hoboken all

kinds of camalflaged  ships around

After a lot of hanging around

they ferry boat landed + the

Red Cross served us coffe + buns

Went abroad Coronia about 8-90

down on X section three decks

down. Hung  around on deck

all day watching the sailors

from the Mauritania swimming

in the dock. Warm night + am

going to sligg my hammock on


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  • August 3, 2017 17:27:02 Annick Rodriguez

    was present we got squads

    right + marched at away

    about 11-30 Got started on

    the train about 1 A.M. Aug 23

    Aug23rd Train crowded YM man

    passed bibles gun chocklate

    around. Slept a little + arrived

    New York Jersey City about 5-30

    Crossed ferry to Hoboken all

    kinds of camalflaged  ships around

    After a lot of hanging around

    they ferry boat landed + the

    Red Cross served us coffe + buns

    Went abroad Coronia about 8-90

    down on X section three decks

    down. Hung  around on deck

    all day watching the sailors

    from the Mauritania swimming

    in the dock. Warm night + am

    going to sligg my hammock on

  • August 3, 2017 17:26:46 Annick Rodriguez

    was present we got squads

    right + marched at away

    about 11-30 Got started on

    the train about 1 A.M. Aug 23

    Aug23rd Train crowded YM man

    passed bibles gun chocklate

    around. Slept a little + arrived

    New York Jersey City about 5-30

    Crossed ferry to Hoboken all

    kinds of camalflaged  ships around

    After a lot of hanging around

    they ferry boat landed + the

    Red Cross served us coffe + buns

    Went abroad Coronia about 8-90

    down on X section three decks

    down. Hung  around on deck

    all day watching the sailors

    from the Mauritania swimming

    in the dock. Warm night + am


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    Springfield, Massachusetts

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