1918 USA…WW1 WAR CAMP COMMUNITY SERVICE, HARVARD UNIT ARMISTICE CELEBRATIONS… [17781]

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1918 (Nov 12) War Camp Community Service, Harvard Unit, Soldiers & Sailors, 33rd Street & 7th Avenue N.Y. printed envelope together with letter written on War Camp Community Service paper to Buffalo NY from John Taylor, 29 Construction Co. Hazelhurst Field , Mineola datelined Tues Nov 12 detailing all being granted permission of Liberty Leave from 2.30 Monday afternoon & goes on in graphic detail to describe the drunken celebrations including the Sargeant & Corporal last seen at 0320 am with a wheel barrow & a ½ barrel of beer & with half the company still away from Camp as he write’s bearing Washington 3c tied New York 1/N.Y machine date stamp ……………….carelessly opened right side but a marvelous letter detailing the historic and momentuous end to the Great War

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