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14 January1919
exact date of 14 of January 1919
day of the month 14 January 1919
calendar day - 01 of January year - 1919
month of Januarydecade of the 1910s.
1900s century


To: Mrs. Chas. Scripture
Mils, Maine, U.S.A.


From: W.B Scripture U.S. Army
Genevenies, France.



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Genevenies, France
Jan 14, 1919

My dear Folks-
Received your letters dated 13th and 18th and Xmas package which was very good. You say you haven't heard from me since October. Well I didn't write for two weeks that I was on the road from the hospital so I couldn't get time Well I am in the best of health and only hope you





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folks are the same. Now you needn't worry if I get sick, I will let you know. I don't know when I will get home but it looks like spring. So cheer up, it's almost here. See you can't hurry it until peace is signed. All the troops coming now are wounded. There is no fighting division. Yes I am in the same old 82 division





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I got a victory congratulations from the Red Cross headquarters at Clover. I think Vinnie is in Germany, he is in that 1st Army Corps. We were in it but have been placed in the 5th, the 26 is with us. Well I suppose tomorrow is Ruth birthday and my rest day. If I stay in the Army much longer I will be an old man. Well since I am





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getting old. I am getting me a mustache. So you see if you have none, you can't get a French girl because all French men have them. I suppose there is alot of snow up home now. We had a little but it went before you could take a look at it. We are in the center of France, the weather about





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like October weather at home. Well glad a Frenchman sold a hog near our kitchen the day and got 950 Franc for it that about $180 in the U.S. money and would weight about 350lbs. Pork is more scarce than beef. I have seen some mince meat in the market over here, Eggs will cost you almost a dollar a dozen. Somethings are cheaper here than





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the States. Well I will have to get ready and go to bed. All I do is eat and sleep. I can' tell you all the news because I want to have some when I get home.

As ever your Son,
Scufs

328 Infantry A.R.

PS:- Don't worry as I am alright and hope to see you before many days. Give my regards to all.





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