Memories of Camp Cody Weblog

March 11, 2017

General Johnston Commands 34th Division At Camp Cody

Filed under: Camp Cody Deming — Tags: — Michael Kromeke @ 3:24 pm

Brigadier General John A. Johnston, who came from Boston, Massachusetts, where he commanded the northeastern department of the army, to take command of the 68th infantry (Minnesota) brigade at Camp Cody, Deming, New Mexico, has been given the command of the 34th division, in place of Brigadier General Frank G. Mauldin, coast artillery, who has commanded the 59th field artillery brigade at Camp Cody and the division, since General A. P. Blocksom went to Honolulu, Hawaii.

General Johnston was here a day to visit Brigadier General Robert L. Howze, and old friend, while en route to Camp Cody. – El Paso Herald Newspaper – Wednesday, July 3, 1918

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