Hezekiah Scovil Porter WW I Diary Transcription continued

The following is the next installment of the transcription of Hezekiah Scovil Porter’s diary of his time in the army until his death at Chateau Thierry on July 22, 1918. Again there is one from the beginning of the book and one from 100 years ago today.

Original is in black, annotations in red, horizontal lines indicate page breaks.

 


(France)

Monday Nov. 5th

Up early.  Went on about 6 mile hike this A.M. Sitting up exercises afterward then double time back to camp.  Drill this P.M. then another hike mostly up hill.  Letter from Polly this evening. (Polly was his sister.)

 


(France)

Tuesday Mar. 5th

Drill this A.M. On guard at 1:30.

 


Previous posts: IntroductionPart 1Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6, Part 7, Part 8, Part 9, Part 10, Part 11, Part 12, Part 13, Part 14, Part 15, Part 16, Part 17, Part 18, Part 19, Part 20, Part 21, Part 22, Part 23, Part 24

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