Somewhere in Belgium, 8/8/1918

August 8th, 1918

Dear sister Madaline

Am still keeping my promise by writing you every day although the news is very scarce and non-interesting.  I think I wrote you all the news of interest in my last few letters.  I surely am a fool to get my mail mixed up the way I did with Anna’s and Priscilla’s letters.  Say it looks as if I were in real love doesn’t it.  Priscilla has been real faithful to me since I left home as she has written me at least twice a week.  She surely is a good girl and I surely think the world of her.  Do you blame me.  I am going to write to Anna, Priscilla and Wulfersts today although since I arrived in france I have yet to receive a letter from the Wulferts.

The weather in the past week has been fairly good but today its great.  The sun is shining its warm and very pleasant to rest in as today is my day of rest.  The mess is still continuing to come in good and plenty of it.  We get meat at least once a day coffee for three meals, 1 third of a loaf of bread daily, bacon once a day, oat meal & raisins once a day and bread pudding for supper and butter and jam.  My condition and health is the best yet and I really have no complaints to make.

Guess I will close now will write again tomorrow.  With love and kisses to you all, I am.

Your Brother


Corporal J. Maus

105 U.S Inf. Co. A

American E.F.

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