at afternoon, when we were caught in a trap by a German machine gun crew.
About fifteen men were lost and we started ahead all by ourselves.
We captured about thirty prisoners and sent them back under guard.
We stayed on the St. Mihiel sector for a week or two and then went over to Verdun, where we went over the top twice before the Armistice was signed.
Quite a number of the boys were killed here at Verdun.
Irving Woodside was killed in Death valley.
Abe Grant, Thomas Brogan and Ralph Schofield were killed here also.
Lieutenant Sullivan was killed standing alongside of me, talking to me.
What wonderful news!
The Armistice was signed.
We were on a hill overlooking Death valley and we nearly went wild with joy.
A ten-day hike started from Verdun with fourteen men left in Company E.
Many had been wounded and some killed.
Some few had gone on furlough as soon as the Armistice was signed.
We sailed from Brest, March 28, 1919, and arrived at Boston on April 6, 1919, an