I am using this blog to record my genealogy research progress. My research at this point is concentrated in Tennessee, Virginia, Kentucky and Pennsylvania records. Since many of my ancestors ended up in the Midwest and West my research sometimes takes me in that direction. I also research Irish records.
This was the mantra in 1918 "Don't Panic". Why? Because it might hurt the war effort. The media tried to play the flu epidemic down, but it was like hiding an elephant in the living room. There was so much sickness and dying going on in Jackson County, Indiana in the Fall of 1918 it's hard to keep up with it all. Don't know if there are any figures on the death totals in Jackson County, Indiana?
Pale Horse Pale Rider is a great semi autobiographical novel about the epidemic in the US (see book below).