About 1,500 former Minnesota soldiers left today for their homes in the north. As fast as transportation can be provided troops are being moved. The personnel, Captain W. B. Hankla, commanding, is working a tremendous force day and night, preparing “clearance” cards as the boys call them.
The base hospital and remount depot are the only ones not “excited.” The quartermaster corps is preparing to close out. – El Paso Herald Newspaper – Friday, December 6, 1918