By William S. Graves
Basic Graves targeted account of the Russian Civi; struggle.
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A fte r conferring with General C. A . Devol, in charge o f Quartermasters work in San Francisco, I telegraphed the W ar Department asking for authority to call on him direct fo r supplies. T he W ar D epart ment approved my request and this cut out the Quar termaster General’s office in Washington, which, natu rally, was principally occupied with supplying the American troops in France. Later, I was very thankful for this arrangement, as it provided for direct dealing which was in the interest o f prompt supply.
On M a y 9, Colonel Emerson met the Soviet repre sentatives of the railroad and informed them of his instructions to go to Vologda and asked them to pro vide the necessary railroad equipment. T he railroad officials said they would immediately take the necessary measures so they could get started. T he Soviet repre sentatives stated to Colonel Em erson that they had found they were unable to carry on the immediate work o f conducting transportation efficiently and they hoped America would soon be in a position to assist; that what they needed were men to properly organize and direct the work.
T he W ar D epart ment approved my request and this cut out the Quar termaster General’s office in Washington, which, natu rally, was principally occupied with supplying the American troops in France. Later, I was very thankful for this arrangement, as it provided for direct dealing which was in the interest o f prompt supply. A t this point I desire to express the gratitude o f the entire command as well as my personal thanks to M rs. Stern of M enlo Park, California, fo r the many articles [ 3 5] AMERICA’S SIBERIAN ADVENTURE sent to the command, such as fruit and candy, as well as many other articles which only a discriminating and intelligent woman could select.
America's Siberian Adventure 1918-1920 by William S. Graves