The certificate was issued by a French organization dedicated to honoring soldiers who died fighting in Champagne (Association du Souvenir aux Morts des Armes de Champagne); this document was presented to survivors, however.
During World War I, Moses served as a sergeant in Company A of the 4th Alabama Infantry (which became part of the 167th United States Infantry). In the postcard he mentions that he missed seeing his brother in New York, and he explains that he is...
A service record is included on the back of the document, describing his dates of service, battles and campaigns, skills, occupation, injuries, vaccinations, character, and conduct. Moses had served as a sergeant in Company A of the 4th Alabama...
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