HOPKINTON – After President Wilson signed the joint resolution of congress, on April 6, 1917, declaring that a state of war now existed between the United States and Germany, residents of large cities and small towns across America saw their lives drastically altered. The image of men in uniform, marching off to battle, became a common sight. The government made calls for volunteers and people of all ages and backgrounds stepped forward to serve their country.

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