Slave Narrative of Reverend Squire Dowd

Interviewer: T. Pat Matthews Person Interviewed: Rev. Squire Dowd Location: 202 Battle Street, Raleigh, North Carolina Date of Birth: April 3, 1855 [HW: language not negro, very senternous & interesting.] [TR: The above comment is crossed out.] Reverend Squire Dowd 202 Battle Street Raleigh, N. C. My name is Squire Dowd, and I was born



Biography of Hon. Benjamin F. Williamson

HON. BENJAMIN F. WILLIAMSON. A man’s life-work is the measure of his success, and he is truly the most successful man who, turning his powers into the channel of an honorable purpose, accomplishes the object of his endeavor. In the study of every man’s life we find some main-spring of action, something that he lives



Chalie C. Cleaver

Sergt., Inf., Regimental Sup. Co. Born in Moore County, N.C., June 20, 1892. Son of Isaac and Julia L. Cleaver. Entered the service at Southern Pines, N.C., July 12, 1916, and sent to Camp Glenn, N.C. Transferred to Ft. Bliss, Texas, and then to Camp Royster, N.C., and then to Camp Sevier, S. C. Sailed



J. D. Wicker

Private, Inf., Co. C, 119th Regt., 30th Div. Born in Moore County, N.C., Oct. 22, 1893; son of John and Mrs. Margaret Wicker. Entered the service at Carthage, N.C., Oct. 2, 1917, and sent to Camp Jackson, S. C., transferred to Camp Sevier, S. C. Mustered out of the service at Camp Sevier, S. C.,



W. E. Thomas

1st Class Private, 166th Inf., 42nd Div., Co. B. Born in Moore County; son of Mr. and Mrs. S. B. Thomas. Entered the service June 24, 1918, at Fort Smith, Ark. Was sent to Camp Pike, Ark., from there to Camp Marritt, N. J. Overseas to France Aug. 24, 1918. Fought at Argonne-Meuse, St. Mihiel.



Carl Earnest Seawell

Private, F. A.; of Moore County; son of Jno. W. and Mrs. Emily L. Seawell. Husband of Mrs. Donna B. Cecil Seawell. Entered service April 26, 1918, at High Point, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C., April 26, 1918. Mustered out at Camp Jackson Feb. 6, 1919.



James B. Ritter

Private, Med. Corps, Field Hospital Div. Born in Moore County; son of Mr. and Mrs. S. T. Ritter. Entered service July 6, 1918, at Carthage, N.C. Sent to Fort Oglethorpe, Ga., then to St. Standish, Mass. Transferred to Commonwealth Pier, Mass. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., June 22, 1919.



Duncan C. Ritter

Wagoner, Medical Corps, 320th Amb. Co., 80th Div., 305th San. Tr. Born in Moore County; son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles W. Ritter. Entered the service March 21, 1918, at Raleigh, N.C. Was sent to Camp Lee, Va. Sailed for France May 25, 1918. Promoted from Private to 1st Class Wagoner. Fought at Meuse-Argonne, St.



James T. Omohundro, Jr.

Corpl., Engineers, Co. C, 105th Reg., 30th Div. Born in Moore County, Dec. 2, 1898; son of James T. and Maggie W. Omohundro. Entered the service at Greensboro, N.C., April 10, 1917, and sent to Camp Sevier, S. C., then transferred to Camp Mills. Sailed for France, 1918. Promoted Corpl. July 9, 1918. Fought at



Allison M. Page

Sergt., Marines, 47th Co., 5th Regt., 2nd Division. Born in Moore County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Allison. Entered the service April, 1918, at Durham, N.C. Was sent to Paris Island, S. C., April 18, 1918. Sailed for France June 22, 1918. Fought at Chateau Thierry, Belleau Woods, Soissons. Killed at Belleau Woods



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