Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Roanoke Times "Looking Back to WWI": Company F Returns From the Mexican Front

From March 6, 2017 Roanoke Times (Va) "Looking Back."

1917, 100 Years Ago.

"Celebrating the return of Company F, Second Virginia Infantry, which was ordered to report to the Mexican border last summer, ... hundreds of patriotic citizens of Roanoke assembled at the City Auditorium last night to give the soldiers one of the most loyal receptions in the annals of the city."

And to Think, Their Next Stop Would Be Europe.  --Cooter

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