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Dresden Tennessee
U.S.A.
October 24-1918.
Dear "Doc";- 
I saw in the Nashville paper that you were wounded but did ^ [[insertion]] not [[/insertion]] know for [[underline]] sure [[/underline]] it was [[underline]] you [[/underline]], until I heard from your father, rather my son wrote to find out for me had never known you as anything but "Doc."
I am so sorry to hear of your being wounded and hope you are improving rapidly. Herbert was badly gassed on March 11th, and had a sick leave for nearly two months and then I do not know
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