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Second Sanitary Train

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TIME AND PLACE OF ORGANIZATION:
The units composing Train were organized individually July 2—Oct. 19, 1917, at Forts Harrison, Riley and Oglethorpe, with following exceptions:
Headquarters—Aug. 10, 1918, Millery, France.
Medical Supply Unit—May 12, 1918, Buerey, France.
 
SUB-DIVISIONS:
Headquarters
Field Hospital Section: Headquarters, First, Fifteenth, Sixteenth and Twenty-Third Field Hospitals.
Ambulance Section: Headquarters, First, Fifteenth, Sixteenth, and Twenty-Third Ambulance Companies.
Medical Supply Unit.
 
Commanding Officers.
Lt. Col. Edgar W . Miller, M. C. — Train Commander.
Lt. Col. Henry A. Ingalls, M. C. — Director, Field Hospitals, Oct. 2, 1 917—Dec. 2, 1918.
Lt. Com. Leslie L. Pratt, M. C. U. S. Navy — Dec. 2—31, 1918.
Major Edgar W. Miller, M. C. — Director, Ambulance Cos. — Nov. 22, 1917—Aug. 10, 1918.
Capt. W. C. Meacham, M. C. — Aug. 10, 1918—Dec. 31, 1918.
Ist. Lieut. A. C. Spencer, S. C. — Medical Supply Unit.
 
Dates of Arrival in France.
Dec. 20—21, 1917. Some units Feb. 5, 1917.
 
Training Periods.
Bourmont area, Dec. 25, 1917—March 15, 1918.
 
Sectors and Offensives.
Verdun Sector. March 16—May 16, 1918.
Alsne-Marne Defensive (Chateau Thierry). June 1—July 12, 1918.
Aisne-Marne Off'ensive (Soissons). July 15—25, 1918.
Marbache Sector. Aug. 5—17, 1918.
St. Mihiel Offensive. Sept. 12—16, 1918.
Meuse-Argonne Offensive (Champagne). Oct. 2—22, 1918.
Meuse-Argonne Offensive. Nov. I—II, 1918.

At all of these fronts the Train performed the usual service. The Field Hospitals operated sorting stations, hospitals for the gassed and sick, and a surgical hospital for the seriously wounded. Tho Ambulance Companies operated stations for slightly wounded, and dressing stations, besides their ambulance and litterbearer service.
 
March to the Rhine.
Field Hospitals alternately operated hospitals for sick, injured, and foot-sore, while on the march. Final destination, Engers-am-Rhein, was reached on Dec. 15, 1918.
 
THE SECOND DIVISION
SYLLABI OF THE HISTORIES OF REGIMENTS AND SEPARATE ORGANIZATIONS
From dates of organization to June 1, 1919.
Coblenzer Volkszeitung, Coblenz, Germany.
 
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