Slave Narrative of Uncle Willis Williams

Interviewer: Genevieve W. Chandler Person Interviewed: Willis Williams Location: Conway, South Carolina “When wuz I born? Born in August. When I wuz born been August. I wuz a man grown pulling boxes, (turpentine boxes) when the shake wuz. I know the very night the shake come——on a Wednesday night. I wuz on door step loosing



Biography of Wade Hampton Kornegay

For three decades Wade Hampton Kornegay has been a representative of the Vinita bar and with the passing years his clientele has steadily increased in volume and importance. as he has demonstrated his ability to cope with the intricate problems of the law, while he is also recognized as one of the most progressive agriculturists



John D. Warlick

1st Lt., Inf., Co. B, 81st Div., 316th Regt.; of Onslow County; son of Robt. L. and Mrs. Dora Warlick. Entered service May 4, 1917, at Jacksonville. Sent to Ft. Oglethorpe, Ga., transferred to Camp Jackson, then to Camp Hancock. Sailed for France July 29, 1918. Promoted to rank of 1st Lt. Dec. 31, 1917.



Frank Strange

1st Sergt., Inf., Co. M, 81st Div., 324th Regt.; of Onslow County; son of James D. and Mrs. Rebecca Strange. Entered service Oct. 19, 1917, at Jacksonville, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson, transferred to Camp Sevier, then to Camp Mills. Sailed for France Aug. 5, 1918. Promoted to rank of Corpl. Jan. 15, 1918; to



Thomas Cyrus Scott

Corpl., F. A., Btry A, 30th Div., 113th F. A. Born in Onslow County; son of Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Scott. Entered service July 2, 1917, at Jacksonville, and sent to Camp Sevier, transferred to Camp Mills and sailed from there for France May 2, 1918. Promoted to rank of Corpl. December, 1918, Fought



John C. Patteway

Private Engineers, 42nd Div., 117th Regt. Tr. Born in Onslow County; son of J. B. and Mrs. Annie Petteway. Entered service June 25, 1917, at Jacksonville, N.C. Sent to Wilmington. Transferred to Camp Mills. Sailed for France Oct. 18, 1917. Fought at Chateau Thierry, Alsace, Baccarat Sector, Champagne. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., April



Wyatt V. Morton

Private, Spruce Div., 4th Co. Born in Onslow County; son of D. B. and Mrs. Johnnie Morton. Entered service September, 1918, at Jacksonville, N.C. Sent to Vancouver Barracks, Wash. Transferred to Camp Gordon. Mustered out at Camp Gordon January, 1919.



J. A. Kellum

1st Class Private, Q. M. C. Born in Onslow County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Kellum. Entered the service Feb. 4, 1918, at Durham, N.C. Was sent to Ft. Scriven, Ga., and from there to Washington, D. C. Transferred to Camp Merritt, Hoboken, N. J., and to Newport News, Va., then to



Leon Ward Humphrey

Corpl. F. Artly., Btrv. A, 30th Div., 113th Regt.; of Onslow County; son of Hill and Georgie Humphrey. Entered service Aug., 1917, at New Bern, N.C. Sent to Camp Sevier. Transferred to Camp Mills. Sailed for France May 26, 1918. Fought in all battles with 113th. Gassed at Argonne Nov. 7, 1918. Returned to USA



George Leo Hatsell

Corpl., ,Co. B, 30th Div. 113th F. Artly. Born in Onslow County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. George G. Hatsell. Husband of Rosalie Hatsell. Entered service Aug. 6, 1917, at Washington, N.C. Was sent to Camp Sevier, S. C. From there to Camp Mills, L. I. Sailed for France May 26, 1918. Was in



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