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Slave Narrative of Margaret E. Dickens

Interviewer: T. Pat Matthews Person Interviewed: Margaret E. Dickens Location: Raleigh, North Carolina (1115 E. Lenoir St.) Date of Birth: June 5th, 1861 My name is Margaret E. Dickens and I was born on the 5th of June 1861. My mother wuz free born; her name wuz Mary Ann Hews, but my mother wuz colored. …

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R. B. Byrd

1st. Cl. Private, Med. Corps Co., Emb. Hospital; of Stanly County; son of T. C. and Mrs. Martha Byrd. Entered service April 1, 1918, at Albemarle, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C. Transferred to Camp Stuart, Va., then to Camp Hill. Was on guard duty 11 months, sentry duty at Newport News, Va., Embarkation …

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Daniel B. Byrd

Capt., Inf., Co. D, 3rd Div., 38th Reg. and 19th Co. of 30th Div.; of Cumberland County; son of George J. and Mrs. Mary Byrd. Husband of Mrs. Florence Cozort Byrd. Entered service July 5, 1916 at Ft. Monroe, Va. Sent to Mineola, N. Y. Transferred to Ft. Bliss, El Paso, Tex., then to Camp …

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Robert B. Byrd

Farrier, Vet. Corps, Hdqrs. Co., 6th Div.; of Guilford County; son of B. Z. and Mrs. Lucy Byrd. Husband of Mrs. Agnes Byrd. Entered service May 28, 1918, at Greensboro, N.C. Sent to Camp Wadsworth, S. C. Sailed for France July 22, 1918. Fought at Vosges Sector, Meuse-Argonne. Arrived in USA June 19, 1919, at …

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L. L. Byrd

Private, Inf., Co. A, 81st Div., 322nd Reg. Born Jan. 20, 1895. Son of T. J. and Etta Byrd, of Duplin County. Entered service May 20, 1918, at Faison, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C. Transferred to Camp Lee, Va., June 1st, 1918. Sailed for France July 31, 1918. Fought at Verdun. Returned to …

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Rough Riders

Compiled military service records for 1,235 Rough Riders, including Teddy Roosevelt have been digitized. The records include individual jackets which give the name, organization, and rank of each soldier. They contain cards on which information from original records relating to the military service of the individual has been copied. Included in the main jacket are carded medical records, other documents which give personal information, and the description of the record from which the information was obtained.

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