Pitt County NC

Tuscarora Indians

Tuscarora Tribe, Tuscarora Confederacy: From their own name Skǎ-ru’-rěn, signifying according to Hewitt (in Hodge, 1910), “hemp gatherers,” and applied on account of the great use they made of Apocynum cannabinum. Also called: Ă-ko-t’ǎs’-kǎ-to’-rěn Mohawk name. Ani’-Skǎlǎ’lǐ, Cherokee name. Ă-t’ǎs-kǎ-lo’-lěn, Oneida name. Tewohomomy (or Keew-ahomomy), Saponi name. Tuscarora Connections. The Tuscarora belonged to the Iroquoian …

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Dean L. Speight

Private, Co. 1, Artly., 3rd Army Corps. Son of Mr. and Mrs. C. R. Speight, of Pitt County. Entered service March 1, 1918, at Spring Hope, N.C. Went to Camp Jackson, then to Camp Merritt. Sailed for France March 30, 1918. Fought at Champagne, Meuse, Oise-Aisne, Chateau Thierry, Meuse-Argonne, Verdun. Gassed at Verdun Sept. 16, …

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James L. Barrett

Private, Infantry, Co. G, 30th Div., 119th Reg.; of Pitt County; son of Joe and Mrs. Mamie Barrett. Entered service July 17, 1917, at Goldsboro, N.C. Sent to Camp Sevier, S. C. Transforred to Camp Merritt. Sailed for France May 10, 1918. Fought at Ypres, Bellicourt, Cambrai, Hindenburg Line. Gassed at Hindenburg Drive. Sent to …

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V. S. Tyson

Private, 90th Inf., Med. Dept. Born in Pitt County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. B. J. Tyson. Entered the service May 28, 1918, at Tarboro, N.C. Was sent to Camp Jackson, S. C., and then to Camp Sevier, S. C., then to Camp Hancock, Ga. Mustered out there March 7, 1919.

John R. Barrett

Private 1st Class, Infantry, of Supply Co., 30th Div. 120th Reg.; of Pitt County; son of J. H. and Mrs. Mamie Barrett. Entered service April 17, 1917, at Raleigh, N.C. Sent to Camp Bickett. Transferred to Camp Sevier and Camp Merritt. Sailed for France May 12, 1918. Fought at Ypres, Hindenburg Drive, Bellicourt, Cambrai, Mustered …

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Wiley Dildy

Private, Med. Service, 321st Regt., 81st Div.; from Pitt County, N.C.; son of Jno. F. and Ann Liza Dildy. Entered the service at Greenville, N.C., Sept. 15, 1917, and sent to Camp Jackson, S. C., and transferred to Camp Sevier, S. C., and then to Camp Upton. Sailed for France July 31, 1918. Fought at …

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Henry Stocks

Wagoner, M. P., 281st Co., Attached to 1st Div.; of Pitt County; son of A. F. and Mrs. Patsy Stocks. Entered service July 25, 1916, at Grifton, N.C. Sent to Camp Royster, N.C., transferred to Camp Wadsworth, S. C. Sailed for Calais, France, June 1, 1918. Fought at Hindenburg Line. Was wounded by shrapnel Sept. …

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