Unnamed Morale Worker

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This is the woman whom Caspey calls "one of dese army upliftin' ladies" when he describes meeting her on an abandoned battle field in Flags in the Dust (61). During the War, women volunteered to give aid and comfort to the American doughboys through a variety of organizations, including the Red Cross, the Salvation Army and the YMCA. All we are told about this woman is that she was looking for souvenirs, "German bayonets and belt-buckles" (61).