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To Madame Jouatte1
June 15, 1932 Fort Benning, Georgia
Dear Madame Jouatte:
As I am leaving Fort Benning today and going to a new station, I want to tell you of the change. For the next year at least, I will be at Fort Screven, Georgia. This is a garrison near Savannah, on the ocean.
It has been a long time since I have written to you or heard from you, and I will be very much interested in learning how life has treated you the past two years. Everything has gone well with me, and I certainly hope it has with you.
Here in America we are experiencing a great financial depression. I suppose you feel it in France, but I understand that it is not so bad there yet.
With affectionate regards,
Document Copy Text Source: George C. Marshall Papers, Fort Benning File, George C. Marshall Research Library, Lexington Virginia.
Document Format: Typed letter.
1. Marshall had lived with the Jouattes in Gondrecourt, France, from mid-July, 1917, to mid-January, 1918. No earlier correspondence with Mme Jouatte has been found.
Recommended Citation: The Papers of George Catlett Marshall, ed. Larry I. Bland and Sharon Ritenour Stevens (Lexington, Va.: The George C. Marshall Foundation, 1981- ). Electronic version based on The Papers of George Catlett Marshall, vol. 1, “The Soldierly Spirit,” December 1880-June 1939 (Baltimore and London: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1981), p. 378.