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February 13, 1918

Captain Grossman reports back from Deming, New Mexico (Camp Cody) he has been released from hospital after 3 weeks. Three others in his company are suffering from pneumonia and are still to be released. The captain acknowledges the $16 from Thursday afternoon club. The local boys declare that the referee favored Greeley in the basketball game they lost 24-23.

Source: "Word form Capt. Grossman," Manchester Democrat, Manchester, Iowa, February 13, 1918. Page 1, Column 3.

For more detailed information on the history of daily life at Camp Cody and its construction, and post-war life as a TB sanatorium there is an extensive local history at:

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