Wrangell Sentinel -

The Way We Were


October 12, 2017

October 18, 1917: Dr. W. J. Pigg returned Saturday from Ft. Seward at Haines where he took a physical examination and passed. He expects to receive notice any day to report somewhere for medical examination. Dr. Pigg hopes soon to get a commission in the regular Army. He thinks it probable that he will leave Wrangell within the next three months.

October 23, 1942: Merlin Elmer Palmer Post, American Legion, last night gave a farewell dinner for Wrangell’s latest group of men who expect to leave soon for the Army. The dinner was given at the Legion Dugout and a sumptuous meal was furnished...

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