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Ward 15 Dear Miss McGee Will drop you a line to leave you known I have not forgotten your kindness while in France. I landed on the U. S. Grant the second of April. I have been home on a five days furlo. I is put to be transfered to [ms illegible: 1 wd] in about fourteen days my leg has improved very little since I left Vittel. The weather has been beautiful since I have arrived you cannot immagin how much better one feeles after arriving in a country where civilized people lives again.
I do not think they could get me to goe to France again. Now Miss McGee have me know when you come home my Mother would like awfully well to meet you I have told many people how you had treated me after getting away from the Germans. When you write address to Somerset [Pennsylvania] then it will be sent to me from home. Will write you again later after I am operated on how I am getting along. Your Bum, John Lenhart. Somerset [Pennsylvania]
From the service of Eleanor McGee, American Red Cross nurse at Base Hospital # 23 "The Nouvel" located in Vittel, Vosges, France from 1918-1919 (?).
World War I
Wounds & injuries