Chatham County NC

Charles C. Davis

Private, Inf., Co. K, 81st Div., 322nd Regt.; son of Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Davis; of Chatham County. Entered service Sept. 18, 1917, at Pittsboro, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson. Transferred to Camp Sevier, Greenville, S. C., then to Camp Upton. Sailed for France July 31, 1918. Fought at Meuse-Argonne. Returned to USA June …

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James Norwood Eubanks

Private, M. G. Btn., 2nd Co. Born in Chatham County Sept. 29, 1895; the son of Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Eubanks. Entered the service May 28, 1918. Was sent to Camp Jackson, S. C., then to Camp Hancock, Ga. Mustered out at Camp Hancock, Ga., December, 1918.

John M. Edwards

Private, 1st Class., Inf., Co. L, 31st Div., 124th Regt.; of Chatham County; son of Jno. and Sally Edwards. Entered service July 10, 1917, at Bear Creek. Sent to Camp Wheeler. Mustered out at Camp Wheeler. Dec. 8, 1918.

John Enoch Crain

Sergt., Inf., Co. D, 417th Btn., N. S. Guards. Born in Chatham County, N.C., Feb. 17, 1888; son of N. W. and M. R. Crain. Entered the service at Carthage, N.C., Aug. 19, 1918, and sent to Camp Greene, N.C. Mustered out of the service at Camp Greene, N.C., Dec. 24, 1918.

Slave Narrative of Sarah Anne Green

Interviewer: Travis Jordan Person Interviewed: Sarah Anne Green Location: Durham County, North Carolina Age: 78 My mammy an’ pappy wuz Anderson an’ Hannah Watson. We fus’ belonged to Marse Billy an’ Mis Roby Watson, but when Marse Billy’s daughter, Mis’ Susie ma’ied young Marse Billy Headen, Ole Marse give her me, an’ my mammy an’ …

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J. Fletcher Brewer

1st class Private, Inf., Co. E, 6th Div., 54th Inf.; of Chatham County; son of T. L. and Mrs. Ada Brewer. Entered service May 10, 1917, at Pittsboro, N.C. Sent to Ft. Scrivens, Ga. Transferred to Camp Wadsworth. Sailed for France July 17, 1918. Fought at Alsace–Lorraine, Meuse-Argonne. Landed in USA Sept. 8, 1919, at …

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Walter J. Kanoy

Private, Inf., Co. D, 167th Reg., 42nd Div. Born in Chatham County, N.C., Oct. 12, 1895; son of C. E. and Jane Kanoy and husband of Allie McCauley Kanoy. Entered the service at Troy, N.C., Aug. 9, 1918, and sent to Camp Wadsworth, S. C., and transferred to Camp Stuart, Va. Sailed for France Sept. …

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Clyde C. Headen

Corpl., Artly., Truck Co. No. 6, 1st Corps Artly. Park. Born in Chatham County, N.C., May 24, 1891; son of I. B. and Sallie Perry Headen. Entered the service at Siler City, N.C., March 27, 1918. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C., and then transferred to Camp Merritt. Sailed for France May 22, 1918. Promoted …

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John G. Herndon

Corpl., Co. F, 18th Div., 35th Inf.; of Chatham County; son of Mr. and Mrs. T. W. Herndon, and husband of Lena May Herndon. Entered service May, 1917, at Durham, N.C. Sent to Fort Thomas. Transferred to Arizona, then to San Antonio, Texas. Served on Mexican border 16 months. Was in one battle on Mexican …

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Gordon L. Siler

Mechanic, Aviator, Div. 883, Aero Squadron. Born in Chatham County, July 3, 1894; son of A. R. and Nannie Siler. Entered service April 7, 1918, at Siler City, N.C. Sent to St. Paul, Minn. Transferred to Camp Ossie, Minn., from there to Montgomery, Ala., Aviator Depot No. 3. Mustered out at Montgomery, Ala., March 29, …

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