Rowan County NC

John R. Rickard

Corpl., Co. G, 30th Div., 119th Inf. Son of J. A. and Lillie B. Rickard, of Rowan County. Entered service Sept. 18, 1917, at Salisbury, N.C. Was sent to Camp Jackson; transferred to Camp Sevier, S. C.; overseas to Calais, France, May 28, 1918. Fought at Voormizelle, between Ypres and Cambrai Hill, Bellicourt, France. Wounded …

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Gentery Weant

Private, Engrs., Co. E, 30th Div., 105th Regt.; of Rowan County; son of J. H. and Mrs. Cora Weant. Husband of Mrs. Eva Weant. Entered service March 30, 1918, at High Point, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson, transferred to Camp Sevier, Greenville, S. C., to Camp Mills. Sailed for France; landed July 2, 1918. Voormizelle, …

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Max L. Barker

Major, Inf., 81st Div., 321st Reg.; of Rowan County; son of William R. and Mrs. Mary E. Barker. Husband of Mrs. Nellie (Vanderford) Barker. Entered service N.C. N. G., 4th Inf., Feb. 23, 1897. Served 5 months in Army of Cuban Occupation. Promoted to 2nd Lt. 3rd Inf., N.C. N. G. May 3, 1899. 1st …

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Memoirs of Nathaniel Folsom

I will here present to the reader the memoirs of Nathaniel Folsom the oldest of the three brothers who cast their lot in their morning” of life among” the Choctaws, and became the fathers of the Folsom House in the Choctaw Nation, as related by himself to the missionary, Rev. Cyrus Byington, June, 1823, and …

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G. B. Weaver

Private 1st Class, Co. C, 81st Div., 306th F Signal; of Rowan County; son of W. A. and Mrs. S. A. Weaver. Husband of Mrs. Nealie L. Weaver. Entered service May 29, 1917, at Salisbury, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C., transferred to Camp Sevier, S. C., then to Camp Mills, L. I., N. …

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Biography of General Griffith Rutherford

General Griffith Rutherford was an Irishman by birth, brave and patriotic, but uncultivated in mind and manners. He resided west of Salisbury, in the Locke settlement, and actively participated in the internal government of the county, associated with such early and distinguished patriots as Moses Winslow, Alexander Osborn, Samuel Young, John Brevard, James Brandon, William …

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C. A. Peck

Musician, Ammunition Tr., Co. D, 81st Div., Reg. 306 Ammunition Tr. Son of J. J. and Cora Peck, of Rowan County. Entered service April 1, 1918, at Salisbury, N.C. Was sent to Camp Jackson, S. C. Transferred to Camp Mills, L. I. Sent overseas to Liverpool, Eng., Aug. 8, 1918. Fought at Argonne Offensive. Landed …

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Abraham Saleeby

Private, 22nd Receiving Depot; from Rowan County, N.C. Entered the service at Salisbury, N.C., July 6, 1918, and sent to Camp Hancock, Ga. Mustered out of the service at Camp Hancock, Ga., Jan. 13, 1919. Was discharged as member 6th Group, Hdqrs. Co., Q. M. C.

Joseph Earl Blalock

Sergt. Field Artly., Btry. F, Div. F. A. R. D., 8th Reg.; of Rowan County; son of B. O. and Mrs. Addie L. Blalock. Husband of Grorgie A. Blalock. Entered service Aug. 10, 1918, at Salisbury, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C. Mustered out at Camp Jackson, S. C., Dec. 9, 1918.

The Sewee, Santee, Wateree, and Congaree Indians

The Santee and its branches, the Wateree and the Congaree, were held by the Sewee, Santee, Wateree, and Congaree tribes, whose territory extended to the neighborhood of the Waxhaw and Catawba. Nothing is known of their linguistic affinities, but their alliances and final incorporation were with the Catawba. Sewee Indians The Sewee occupied the coast …

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R. L. Eddleman

Private, Med. Dept. Born June 1, 1891; son of H. J. and Laura E. Eddleman; of Rowan County. Entered service April 26, 1918, at Salisbury, N.C. Was sent to Camp Jackson. Transferred to Ft. Oglethorpe, Ga., from there to Allentown, Pa. Overseas to France, Sept. 8, 1918. Was stationed at Base Hospital No. 202, Orleans, …

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Leroy Bostian

Mechanic, Evacuation Ambulance Co. 10. Son of H. S. and Emma Bostian, of Rowan County. Entered service April 26, 1918, at Salisbury, N.C. Was sent to Camp Jackson, S. C. Transferred to Green Leaf, Ga., then to Camp Hill, Va. Overseas to Brest, France, August 12, 1918. Fought at St. Meheil and Argonne offensive. Landed …

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Dewey Ellenburg

Private 1st Class, Co. G, 30th Div., 120th Regt., Inf. Son of J. C. and Mrs. Mary Ellenburg, of Rowan County. Husband of Betty Ellenburg. Enlisted July 4, 1917, at Reidsville, N.C. Sent to Camp Sevier, S. C.; transferred to Camp Mills, I. Sailed May 27, 1918, for overseas, landing in Liverpool, Eng., June 2, …

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Charles L. Shaver

Capt., Inf., Co. N, 5th Div., 6th Regt.; of Rowan County; son of Robt. L. and Mrs. Margaret V. Shaver. Husband of Mrs. Sudie D. Shaver. Entered service Feb. 23, 1903, at Salisbury, N.C. Sent to Ft. Oglethorpe, Ga., transferred to Camp Forrest. Sailed for Brest, France, April 9, 1918. Promoted to rank of 1st. …

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J. G. Nail

Sergt., Inf., Co. A, 30th Div., 120th Regt. Born in Rowan County; son of Mrs. Alice J. Nail, of Rowan County. Entered service May 27, 1917, at Lexington, N.C. Sent to Camp Sevier. Transferred to Camp Merritt. Sailed for France May 11, 1918. Promoted to rank of Sergt. February, 1918. Fought at Ypres, St. Mihiel, …

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E. B. Hunt

Private, Med. Corps, Base Hospital. Born Aug. 26, 1896; son of Milton and Mary Hunt; of Rowan County. Husband of Mrs. Pearl Hunt. Entered service Aug. 26, 1918, at Salisbury, N.C. Was sent to Camp Jackson, S. C. Transferred to Camp Sevier, S. C. Mustered out at Camp Sevier, S. C., Feb. 28, 1919.

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