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Celebrating History: Draftees off to camp

 


By Emily Mayer

The Havre Plaindealer’s July 13, 1918 edition carried the news that Hill County was to send 149 men who signed up for the draft to training camp to prepare for The Great War. Havre was making plans to give the boys a big send off. The following article ran on the front page.

HONOR DEPARTING DRAFT CONTINGENT

Plan Demonstration on Evening of the 22nd

Plans are being perfected for a great demonstration in honor of the next draft contingent from Hill county which will leave here on the 23rd. This quota will consist of 149 men and the plans contemplate a demonstration which...



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