Oregon Boys In The War

Letters from Oregon Boys in France
Compiled by Mrs. Frank Wilmot 1918


Private J.W. Sargent

Private J.W. Sargent, 167th U.S. Infantry, in a letter to his aunt, Miss Clara Ketchum, of the circulation department of the Telegram.

Your sacrifices, loyalty and love spur us on and on. When we face the Hun in the trenches we think of you people in the States, and those thoughts give us the courage to down the brute, he writes. The morale of the American soldier over here is wonderful and it is the people at home that are making it so.



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