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Second Supply Train.

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TIME AND PLACE OF ORGANIZATION:
Oct. 1,1917, Fort Sam Houston, Texas.
 
Names of Commanding Officers:
Major W. F. Herringshaw Cav.—Oct. 13, 1917—Aug. 21, 1918
Major H. N. Manney Jr. U. S. M. C. —Aug. 21, 1918—Apr. 3, 1919.
Capt. D. J. Canty — Apr. 3 — 11, 1919.
Capt. G. H. Steele — Apr. 11, 1919 to date.
 
Date of Arrival in France.
January 29, 1918, via Liverpool and Wlnchester, England.
 
Training Periods.
Bourmont area, Feb. 14-March 15, 1918. Robert Espagne area May 15-20, 1918. Chaumont-en-Vexin area, May 22-30, 1918.
 
Verdun Sector.
Train arrived in this sector on March 19th, billeting in St, Andre and Osches, Private Montague S. Hersley, Company A, was killed in a truck accident, being the first casualty in the train.
 
Aisne-Marne Defensive (Chateau Thierry).
The Train reached Meaux on May 31 arid camped on the edge of this town until June 22, when it moved to La Ferte­sous Jouarre for the rest of the action.
 
Aisne-Marne Offensive (Soissons).
During this action the Train encamped In Rouville near Crepy­en-Valois from July 16 until July 21, when it moved to Brassoir Farm near Pierrefonds. Returned to Rouville July 23. The Train was cited in orders for work in this and the preceding action.
 
Marbache Sector.
The Train was moved to Belleville on August 6, remaining there until August 16.
 
St. Mihiel Offensive.
During this action the Train was encamped south of Toul from Sept 2 to Sept. 5, in the Bois-de-Minorville to Sept. 6, in the Bois Andilly until Sept. 10, and in Francheville until Sept. 21, when it returned to the Toul camp.
 
Meuse-Argonne Offensive (Champagne).
On Sept. 21, the Train reached l'Epine, moved to Suippes on Oct. 4, and to La Cheppe on Oct. 14. Companies C and F remained in with the 36th Division until Oct. 27.
 
Meuse-Argonne Offensive.
The Train moved to Les Islettes on Oct. 24, and from there to a ridge northeast of Charpentry on Oct. 28. The next move was to a camp north of Very on Oct. 31st, and on Nov. 7 the Train occupied Landres-et-St. George.
 
March to the Rhine.
On the march to the Rhine the Train passed through Stenay, Longwy, Mersch, Reisdorf, Nattenheim, Gerolstein, Adenau and Heimersheim, arriving at their final destination Heddesdorf, on December 14.
 
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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