very appropriately nicknamed the former “Lunchburg”.

July 15 - We pulled into and about immediately out of our nation’s metropolis, bound, we learned, for a short stay at Camp Upton, L.I. [illegible]

July 15-30 - our two weeks’ stay there, we literally ate sand and slaughtered mosquitoes. The renowned Jersey mosquitoes more than do justice to their wide fame. My wife and I saw much of New York City in twenty-four hours.

July 30 - Pursuant to our daily expected and daily delayed orders, we left Upton for our ship. The parting of my wife and me was naturally sad but surprisingly philosophical. The pain I had the love for [illegible] I have will never be totally removed till

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