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Iowa in the Great War


Casualties of War



October 8, 1918

Sixteen More Deaths at Camp Dodge Today

Camp Dodge, Oct. 8 - With sixteen deaths since last night the death toll from Spanish influenza here mounted to forty-six today. The cases under direct treatment were increased by 996 during the last twelve hours bringing the total up to 5624 cases. Four Iowans are in the death list today. They are: Archie Carpenter, Des Moines; F. Grenhart of Manning; Fred Moses of Ely and Elmer Ford, Decorah.

~ source Iowa City Citizen, Iowa City, Johnson co. Iowa
~ submitted by Sharyl Ferrall Iowa Old Press




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