Gaston County NC

Biographical Sketch of Captain Samuel Caldwell

Samuel Caldwell was born in Orange County, N.C., on the 10th of February, 1759, and moved to Tryon county, afterward Lincoln, in 1772. He first entered the service in Captain Gowen’s company in 1776, and marched against the Cherokee Indians beyond the mountains. In 1779, he volunteered (in Captain William Chronicle’s company) in the “nine …

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Bryan C. Walters

Corpl., M. G. Brig., Co. A, 30th Div., 115th Regt.; of Gaston County; son of J. H. and Margaret Walters. Husband of Hattie Noles Walters. Entered service June 25, 1917, at Gastonia, N.C. Promoted to rank of Corpl. July 1, 1918. Fought at Nauroy, Premont, Vaux-Andigny, Selle River, Hindenburg Line, Bellicourt, Voormizelle, Mt. Kimmel. Returned …

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W. T. Warren

1st Class Private, M. G. Btn., Co. A, 30th Div., 115th Regt. Born in Gaston County; the son of J. F. and Mrs. S. Warren. Entered the service July 4, 1917. Was sent to Camp Sevier, S. C., transferred to Camp Merritt, N. J. Went to France May 11, 1918. Fought at Ypres. Returned to …

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John C. Stroup

Private, Btry. E, 89th Div., 340th F. A.; of Gaston County; son of J. A. and L. E. Stroup. Husband of Annie May Stroup. Entered service June 26, 1918, at Cherryville, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson, transferred to Camp Stuart, Va. Sailed for France Sept. 6, 1918. Returned to USA May 24, 1919. Mustered out …

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E. L. McArver

Corpl., Co. A, 115th M. G. Btn., 30th Div.; of Gaston County. Sailed for France May 8, 1918. Fought at Ypres, Belgium, Bellicourt and Hindenburg Line, where he was mustard gassed on Sept. 29th; was sent to hospital at Rouen, France, then to Brighton, Eng., then to Winchester, England. Returned to USA Dec. 23, 1918, …

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P. C. McLain

Private, Veterinary Tr., Div. Med. Born in Gaston County Sept. 12, 1895; son of J. M. and Mrs. Mary Ellen McLain. Husband of Mrs. Bertha McLain. Entered service Dec. 22, 1917, at Gastonia, N.C. Sent to Kansas City Veterinary College Dec. 22, 1917. Transferred to Camp Greenleaf, Ga., Aug. 14, 1918. Mustered out at Camp …

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John A. Gullick

2nd Lt., Inf., Co. M. G., 3rd Div.; son of J. A. and Ella Gullick; of Gaston County. Husband of Ruth Lineberger. Entered service Oct. 23, 1917. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C. Transferred to Camp Hancock, then to Camp Upton. Sailed to France July 31, 1918. Promoted to 2nd Lt. Nov. 20, 1918. Fought …

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L. D. Dagenhart

Sergt., Base Hospital No. 208; son of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Dagenhart, of Mt. Holly, N.C. Entered service Feb. 20, 1918, at Gastonia, N.C. Sent to Camp jackson, S. C. Transferred to Ft. Oglethorpe, Ga., for medical training. Transferred to camp of embarkment at Allentown, Pa. Sailed for France, Aug. 23, 1918. Landed at …

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Alfred Carr Craig

Sergt. Was born in Gaston County, N.C., Nov. 7, 1892, his family being one of the oldest in the Piedmont section of the Carolinas. Several of his lineal ancestors participated in the American cause during the Revolutionary War. Henry Craig was wounded in a skirmish with the British in South Carolina during the summer of …

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Mack Underwood

Son of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Underwood, of Mt. Holly, N.C., Gaston County. Entered service July 7, 1918. Sent to Camp Greenleaf and placed in the medical department. Mustered out Jan. 25, 1919.

Gaston County, North Carolina Cemetery Transcriptions

North Carolina Cemetery records are listed by county then name of cemetery within the North Carolina county. Most of these are complete indices at the time of transcription, however, in some cases we list the listing when it is only a partial listing. Following Cemeteries (hosted at Gaston County, North Carolina Tombstone Transcription Project) Abee …

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