Protagonist Kenneth Remain maintains a personal journal in which he records a wide range of information. Two excerpts from his journals are included as separate chapters in the novel.
These journals provide a vehicle for sharing a great deal of information — information that can impede a free-flowing narrative —in a decidedly concise manner, unbound by grammar and punctuation.
These journals also provide an opportunity for Kenneth to freely comment on events and characters with emotion that he might not be able to express in front of others.
Anton Myrer used such journals to excellent effect seven times in Once An Eagle.
The journals in The Remains of the Corps: Volume I: Ivy & The Crossing are found in: