1918 November 28
Program for Company "M" Third Battalion, Infantry Replacement and Training Troops, Thanksgiving Dinner, November 28, 1918, Camp Pike, Arkansas. The program includes a menu and list of officers in Company M. Program from the Louis Edward Anderson Papers.
Louis Edward Anderson was from Marengo, Iowa County, Iowa. During World War I, Corporal Anderson was stationed at Camp Pike, with Company M, Third Battalion, Infantry Replacement and Training Troops. Soon after World War I, he moved to Frankfort, Marshall County, Kansas. Camp Pike, known as Camp Joseph T. Robinson since 1937, is located in present day North Little Rock, Arkansas. Named in honor of Brigadier General Zebulon M. Pike, Camp Pike served as a home and training camp for the 87th Division (National Army) and then as a replacement training facility after the division deployed to France during World War I. Construction totaling about $13,000,000 on the camp began in June 1917 and was substantially complete by November 1917. The post was a demobilization station and home for the U.S. Third Infantry Division as World War I came to an end. Between World War I and World War II, the camp served as the headquarters of the Arkansas National Guard. During World War II, Camp Robinson became a replacement training center, primarily for basic training and medics, and a German prisoner of war facility. As of 2014, Camp Joseph T. Robinson serves as a 33,000-acre training facility for the Army National Guard and is the headquarters for the Arkansas National Guard.
INFANTRY REPLACEMENT AND
NOVEMBER 28, 1918
25TH STREET AND SOUTH BOULEVARD
CAMP PIKE, ARK.MENU
OYSTER SOUP AND CRACKERS
ROAST TURKEY, SAGE DRESSING
CRANBERRY SAUCE HARD SAUCE
EARLY JUNE PEAS CREAMED CORN
MASHED POTATOES BROWN GRAVY
PICKLED SALAD QUEEN OLIVES
CELERY COMBINATION SALAD
PARKER HOUSE ROLLS
COTTAGE PUDDING SWEET PICKLES
BREAD AND BUTTER COLD SLICED TOMATOES
CHOCOLATE LAYER CAKE
ICE CREAM NABISCO WAFERS
PUMPKIN PIE MINCE PIE
GRAPES BANANAS APPLES
1st Lieut. Jack Edge ... Company Commander
2nd Lieut. Lyle J. Allen...Reclamation Officer
2nd Lieut. Edward J. Becker Regimental Personnel Officer
2nd Lieut. Henry M. Clayton ... Mess Officer
2nd Lieut. Elmo C. Sleight ... Personnel Officer
2nd Lieut. Eugene Smiley ... Supply Officer
NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICERS STAFF
Chester Q. Dix... First Sergeant
Graser, Harry Moore, John H.
Gugger, Louis Ohde, John H.
Heald, Lee S. Piercey, Charles S.
Heuck, Henry E. Simmons, Wyler C.
Kenan, Barney W. Trotman, Ora C.
Lofgren, Fred B. Winner, Albert A.
Adelquist, Carl L. Garfield, Clement W.
Anderson, Louis E. Kroeger, Louie H.
Blinkhan, Edward R. Kurtenacker, Edward C.
Carnes, John C. Naeckel, Carl W.
Elliott, Ned W. Olsson, George W.
Emberg, John W. Rehder, Harry M.
Foster, John H. True, Edgar
Gammelgaard, Jens C.
Document (front and back), 6.5" x 8.5"
Programs; Military camps; Military training; Menus; Holidays; War; World War I, 1914-1918
Company "M" Third Battalion, Infantry Replacement and Training Troops, Camp Pike, Arkansas
Camp Pike, Pulaski County (Ark.)
MS.000288, Box 1, Item 7
Louis Edward Anderson papers, MS.000288
Arkansas State Archives
Arkansas State Archives
Company "M" Third Battalion, infantry replacement and training troops, Thanksgiving dinner program, Louis Edward Anderson papers, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.
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