"Two Soldiers", 85 (Event)

Page Number: 
85
Order within Page: 
1
First 8-10 words of event: 
Besides, in that other war your ma just mentioned,
Page Event Ends: 
85
Era: 
World War I(1914-1919)
Characters Present: 
Characters Mentioned: 
Narrative Status: 
Told
Date: 
Friday, June 1, 1917 to Tuesday, December 31, 1918
Summary: 

Res Grier tells Pete about his service in World War I: being drafted and sent "clean to Texas" for eight months (85). As the U.S. entered that war, a draft law was passed at the end of May, 1916.

Chronological Order: 
1.20
Keywords: 
War_WWI Draft
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