When my grandmother passed away about 5 years ago, I came into possession of the below photo of Company G of the 347th Infantry taken during World War One. The photo is, obviously, quite old and quite long, about 44" long. It had been rolled up for almost a century and was quite brittle.
Recently, while at a craft store (getting paper roses for the vegetable garden) we saw a sale on framing. So, we had this image framed (click for a larger view). It now hangs in my home office above my desk - in easy view.
|347th Infantry Company G|
|Cajun Cookin' for the Troops|
I have his helmet, and another wartime portrait of him hanging in my home office. My grandmother and mother always said he turned his bayonet into sort of a butcher knife when he got home. Cajuns are resourceful!
That's all for now, more later...I painted a couple of French Hussars and Dragoons for The Spanish Ulcer.