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The Salina Daily Union
Salina, Kansas
Thursday, March 14, 1918
Page 1, Column 5


By United Press Leased Wire.

WASHINGTON, D. C. MARCH 14 - American soldiers who give their lives for their country will be sent home in full uniform, wrapped in the flag, if the war college adopts new regulations suggested by Provost Marshal General Crowder. Crowder testified today before the senate military affairs committee that he urged this provision be adopted in view of the sending home from cantonments of the bodies of some soldiers wrapped only in a winding sheet.

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Transcribed and contributed to Cass County IAGenWeb by Eileen Reed, September, 2016

~ source:  The Salina Daily Union, Salina, Kansas, Thursday, March 14, 1918, Page 1, Column 5
~ reprinted here with permission by Cheryl Siebrass Cass County IAGenWeb



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