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Catalog Number 2009.51.2
Object Name Letter
Accession number 2009.51
Description January 21, 1919: Charles T. Greenwood to Mrs. Henry Andrews
Date Letter Written: January 21, 1919
Letter Written By: Charles T. Greenwood
Letter Written To: Mrs. Henry Andrews

Topics included in letter:

Gave Paul his first training; Learned to know him and appreciate his sterling qualities as a soldier and man; Shock to know of his death and a source of pride; Describes how the 308th Infantry was cut off from the rest of the regiment and refused to surrender although surrounded by fire; Sergeant Healy describes son's heroic behavior under the worst circumstances; Was killed by a high explosive shell; Was buried in Bois de Appremont, Foret di'Argonne; His grave is marked with a small wooden cross, the highest decoration; There will soon be a memorial erected to the men of the 308th Infantry; Feels the loss of Paul Andrews as a soldier and friend-was known as "Smiling Andrews".

From the service of Paul Andrews, Company G, 308th Infantry Regiment, 77th Division,
Date January 21, 1919
Year Range from 1919
Year Range to 1919
People Andrews, Paul F.
Andrews, Henry Mrs.
Subjects World War I
Death & burial
Machine guns