Wrangell Sentinel -

The Way We Were


April 4, 1918

The long awaited Alaska draft will come on June 30, or very near to that date, according to word received by the Governor’s office from Provost Marshal General E. H. Crowder. The Alaska selective service men will not go to Camp Lewis for their training, but will, as intimated in The Dispatch several months ago, be trained at Ft. Seward. The telegram from Gen. Crowder reads as follows: “The Secretary of War has directed that Alaska quota will be called to colors about June 30, 1918, and that they will not be sent to the United States for training, but will be reported to th...

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