Tag Archives: Neuvilly-en-Argonne

Then and Now: Neuvilly-en-Argonne

    Caption:  Caption of the then photo reads:  “Men of the 111th Infantry Coming out of the Line.  In the background are Red Cross and Salvation Army huts, at Neuville, October 19, 1918.” Additional then and now photos of Salvation Army activity in Neuvilly can be found in the following post:  http://meuseargonnerg.wpengine.com/?p=655   Location:  Neuvilly-en-Argonne.  (Note the misspelling in the photo caption.)  The church is right on the D946 which runs through town.  On the two sign-posts one can also read the direction to Continue reading →

Newsletter Verdun-Meuse, May 2015

The May 2015 Issue of the Newsletter Verdun-Meuse (http://verdun-meuse.fr/images/files/mai2015.htm) is now available.  Each issue features a calendar of relevant events (Agenda section), book reviews and several well-researched articles.  As alluded to by the thumbnail above, portions of this newsletter focus on France’s colonial troops. Continue reading →

Then and Now: Neuvilly-en-Argonne and the Salvation Army

        Caption:  Neuvilly-en-Argonne, Church where Salvation Army Lassies held a service and house that was used as a Salvation Army Canteen Location:  Church is on the D946 in the center of Neuvilly-en-Argonne; Canteen building is behind the church and across the street. Source of Then Photos:  “The War Romance of the Salvation Army” by Evangeline Booth and Grace Livingston Hill, 1919. Source of Now Photos:  The Webmaster Excerpts from “The War Romance of the Salvation Army,” pages 245-250: “The house that had been Continue reading →