Diary, July 7-13, 1918
July 7 Sun. got up & eat at 8:30. those that missed school last nite are marching 4 hrs this morning with heavy pack.
July 8 Still in quaranteen - nothing happening -
July 9 & July 10 - Nothing of importance happening.
July 11-Thur. this is Mittens Birthday - no way to celebrate as we are still closed up.
July 12 - Fri. Just one year ago today I got to go home from Quincy - That being the last I ever saw of my home. Very rainy yesterday & today. My new cane is now finished - sure is a peach.
July 13- went up to reserve lines on Divis. Maneuv. Marched all day- got in in Lorries at 8 oc. PM. quaranteen lifted today. also pay day. I got for oversea service & 2 mo. pay- 205F. [added above entry in different colored ink] Today White remarked- Next pay day - maybe I wont have so many of you bully babys to pay.