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Celebrating History: More draftees off to training

 

August 31, 2018



By Emily Mayer

Havre sent another contingent of draftees to Camp Lewis to train to go fight the Great War this week 100 years ago. A lengthy article in the Aug. 31, 1918 edition of The Havre Plaindealer outlines the send off for 30 more young men. Several hundred citizens witnessed the parade starting at the Hill County Courthouse, led by the local Spanish American War veterans accompanied by the Havre Band, and marching up Third Avenue to the corner of First Street for speeches. Judge W. B. Pyper presided over the event and included patriotic presentations and musical numbers. Names of th...



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