Memories of Camp Cody Weblog

September 3, 2011

500 Cases of Measles at Camp Cody, Alderman Jolly Says

Filed under: Camp Cody Deming — Michael Kromeke @ 4:26 pm

Approximately 500 cases of measles, all of a very mild form, were under treatment at Camp Cody, Deming, and about 12,000 men under a camp quarantine, according to information furnished alderman W. G. Jolly, of El Paso, just returned from a business trip to the camp city. At one time, 18,000 men were under the quarantine, said Mr. Jolly. – El Paso Herald Newspaper –  Monday, Dec. 3, 1917

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