Rockingham County NC

Slave Narrative of Charles Lee Dalton

Interviewer: Miss Nancy Woodburn Watkins Person Interviewed: Charles Lee Dalton Location: Madison, North Carolina Age: 93 Ex-Slave Biography–Charles Lee Dalton, 93. In July, 1934, the census taker went to the home of Unka Challilee Dalton and found that soft talking old darky on the porch of his several roomed house, a few hundred feet south …

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Hugh W. White

Private, San. Co., 30th Div. Born in Rockingham County; the son of S. N. and Mrs. M. A. White. Entered service June 19, 1916, at Reidsville, N.C. Was sent to Camp Sevier, S. C., transferred to Camp Merritt. Went to France May 13, 1918. Fought at Ypres. Transferred to 2nd Army Corps Hdqrs. On Mexican …

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Allen J. Smith

Private 1st Class, M. P., Co. A, 81st Div., 306th Regt.; of Rockingham County; son of F. B. and Mrs. Lena Smith. Entered service Sept. 5, 1917, at Rockingham, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C., and then transferred to Camp Sevier, S. C. Sailed for France, 1918. Fought at Meuse-Argonne. Mustered out of the …

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S. L. Martin, Jr.

Sergt., Med. Corps, 319th Amb. Co., Div. 80th, Regt. 305th, San. Tr. Born in Rockingham County Nov. 12, 1893; son of S. L. Martin, Sr., and Mrs. Reaves John Martin. Entered service Nov. 15, 1917, at Leaksville, N.C. Sent to Camp Lee, Va. Sailed for France May 28, 1918. Promoted to Sergt. September, 1918. Fought …

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Adolphus E. Martin

Private M. G. Btn., Co. D, 57th, 19th Div.; of Rockingham County; son of J. B. and Mrs. Fannie Martin. Entered service July 24, 1918, at High Point, N.C. Sent to Camp Hancock, Ga. Transferred to Camp Dodge, Iowa. Mustered out at Camp Wadsworth, S. C., Feb. 7, 1919.

A. L. Gammon

Water Tender (Navy); of Rockingham County; son of B. F. and Mrs. Elizabeth Gammon. Entered service Feb. 12, 1917, at Richmond, Va. Sent to Hampton Roads, Va.; transferred to battleship “New Hampshire;” six trips across on battleship “New Hampshire.” Served on board same ship until discharged. Mustered out at Hampton Roads, Va., Aug. 21, 1919.

Clyde H. Gentry

Private., Batry. E, 81st Div., 317th F. Artly.; son of Mr. and Mrs. R. J. Gentry; of Rockingham County. Entered service April 1, 1918, at Madison, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson. Transferred to Camp Mills. Sailed for France Aug. 8, 1918. Returned to USA June 8, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., June 8, …

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J. Roy Turner

Private, Supply Tr., Co. C, 81st Div., 306th Reg. Born in Rockingham County; son of Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Turner. Husband of Mrs. Sallie Dixon Turner. Entered the service May 29, 1918, at Reidsville, N.C.  Sent to Camp Jackson. Transferred to Camp Sevier, from there to Camp Mills. Went to France Aug. 5, 1918. …

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C. L. Cox

Private, Co. A, 6th Div., 6th Am. Tr.; of Rockingham County; son of Rufus and Fannie Cox. Entered service May 9, 1918, at Leakesville, N.C. Sent to Ft. Scrivens, Ga. Transferred to Camp Wadsworth, S. C., to Camp Mills, N. Y. Sailed for France July 3, 1918. Landed in USA Jan. 19, 1919. Mustered out …

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George A. Cox

Mechanic, C. A. C., 6th Co.; of Rockingham County; son of Rufus and Fannie Cox. Entered service July 25, 1917, at Leakesville, N.C. Sent to Ft. Monroe, Va. Promoted to Rank as Mechanic Sept., 1917. Was transferred to Btry. F, 41st Railroad Artillery Oct. 10, 1918. Mustered out at Ft. Monroe, Va., Dec. 7, 1918.

W. B. Case

Pvt. Pioneer Inf., Co. B, 4th Reg.; of Rockingham County; son of M. L. and Murtha Case. Husband of Mrs. Irene Martin Case. Entered service Aug. 5th at Mayodan, N.C. Sent to Camp Wadsworth, S. C. Transferred to Camp Stuart, Va. Sailed for France Sept. 23, 1918. Returned to USA July 1, 1919. Mustered out …

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