Iredell County NC

Biographical Sketch of Captain Alexander Davidson

Captain Alexander Davidson was one of the earliest settlers of the western part of Rowan county (now Iredell.) He took an active part in the Revolutionary struggle for independence. When Cornwallis was moving from Charleston toward North Carolina, and General Gates was ordered to meet him, Governor Caswell, of North Carolina, ordered a draft of …

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Captain James Houston’s Muster Roll

Captain, James Houston Lieutenant, William Davidson David Evins David Byers Robert Byers, Nat. Ewing, Alexander Work William Creswell William Erwin John Hovis John Thompson John Beard John Poston Robert Poston Paul Cunningham John M. Connell Moses White Angus McCauley Robert Brevard Adam Torrence, Sr. Adam Torrence, Jr. Charles Quigley James Gulick Benjamin Brevard Thomas Templeton …

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Silas A. Sharpe

Sergt. 1st Class, Med. Co., 104th San. Tr., 29th Div.; of Iredell County; son of John M. and Mrs. Carrie Mott Sharpe. Husband of Mrs. Ethel Blackmer Sharpe. Entered service June 18, 1916. Sent to Camp Stuart, Va., transferred to Camp Greenleaf, Ga., then to Camp McClellan, Ala. Sailed for France July 5, 1918. Fought …

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Joseph R. Poston

Seaman, U. S. Navy. Son of W. J. and Mrs. Hoke Poston, of Iredell County. Entered service Sept. 3, 1918, at Statesville, N.C., and ordered to Newport News. Mustered out from there on Feb. 18, 1919.

J. P. Mills, Jr.

Sergt., H. A. School in France; of Iredell County; son of J. P., Sr., and Mrs. J. P. Mills. Entered service May 25, 1917, at Mooresville, N.C. Sent to Ft. Caswell. Sailed for France Sept. 26, 1918. Returned to USA March 30, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., April 1, 1919.

Henry A. Mills

Phrcst. Mate, 2nd Class (Navy); of Iredell County; son of M. J. P. Mills. Entered service May 21, 1917, at Mooresville, N.C. Sent to Charleston, S. C., transferred to Marine Barracks, Philadelphia, Pa. Attached to 6th Marines and sailed with them to France Oct. 31, 1917. Served at Naval Base No. 1 at Brest, France. …

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Oscar R. Mills

Capt., Co. D, 30th Div., 115th M. G. Btn.; of Iredell County; son of G. C. and Mrs. Laura Mills. Husband of Mrs. Sarah Elizabeth Mills. Entered service June 25, 1916, at Statesville, N.C. Sent to Camp Sevier. Transferred to Camp Merritt. Sailed for France May 11, 1918. Promoted to rank of 1st Lt. before …

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Eugene Morrison, Jr.

Wagoner, Anti-Aircraft, C. A. C.; of Iredell County; son of Eugene, Sr., and Adelaide Scarr Morrison. Entered service April 3, 1917, at Charlotte, N.C. Sent to Ft. Caswell, N.C. Sailed for France June 19, 1918. Promoted to Wagoner January, 1918. Fought at Toul Sector, Meuse-Argonne Sector. Returned to USA March 8, 1919, at Hoboken, N. …

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L. S. Kerr

Private, C. A. C., 110th Co., 81st Div. Born in Iredell County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Kerr. Entered the service at Statesville, N.C., Oct. 1, 1918. Was sent to Ft. Thomas, Ky., and from there to Ft. Totton, N. Y. Mustered out at Ft. Totton, N. Y., Jan. 19, 1919.

Owen W. Leonard

2nd Lt., Inf., 152nd Depot Brig., 33rd Co. Born in Iredell County; son of Joseph S. and Martha Bost Leonard. Husband of Mrs. Elizabeth Brawley Leonard. Entered the service June 19, 1916, at Statesville, N.C., and sent to Camp Glenn, N.C., from there transferred to R. O. T. C. at Fort Oglethorpe, Ga., and from …

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Cyrus C. Johnston

1st Sergt., 111th Co., 3rd Air Service; of Iredell County; son of W. C. and Margaret L. Johnston. Entered service Dec. 16, 1917, at Mooresville, Sent to Ft. Thomas. Transferred to Camp Hancock, from there to Camp Greene. Sailed for France from Upton June 9, 1918. Promoted to rank of Sergt. Feb., 1918. Mustered out …

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