Slave Narrative of Louisa Adams

Interviewer: T. Pat Matthews Person Interviewed: Louisa Adams Location: North Carolina Place of Birth: Rockingham, Richmond County, North Carolina My name is Louisa Adams. I wuz bawned in Rockingham, Richmond County, North Carolina. I wuz eight years old when the Yankees come through. I belonged to Marster Tom A. Covington, Sir. My mother wuz named



William T. Smith

1st Class Private, Co. M, 81st Div., 324th Regt. Born in Richmond County; son of W. R. and L. C. Smith. Husband of Emeline Gibson Smith. Entered the service Nov. 20, 1917, at Rockingham, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson, transferred to Camp Sevier, from there sent to Camp Mills. Sent overseas to France Aug. 18,



Robert W. Stansill

Private 1st Class, Btry. E, 39th Div., 140th F. A.; of Richmond County; son of W. P. and Mrs. Mattie C. Stansill. Entered service May, 1918, at Rockingham, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson, transferred to Camp Mills. Sailed for France Aug. 31, 1918. Returned to USA June 6, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va.,



Walter L. Parsons, Jr.

Sergt., Inf., Co. C, 81st Div., 324th Regt. Born in Richmond County; the son of Walter L., Sr., and Mrs. Mamie Parsons. Entered service May 25, 1918, at Rockingham. Sent to Camp Jackson. Transferred to Camp Sevier, from there to Camp Mills, sailing from there to France Aug. 14, 1918. Promoted to Sergt. September, 1918.



Dr. Neil G. Nicholson

1st Lt., Med. Corps, 317th Amb., 80th Div., 305th San. Tr.; of Richmond County; son of late Neil G. and Mrs. Mary A. Nicholson. Husband of Mrs. Winnie I. Nicholson. Entered service at Rockingham, N.C., Aug. 18, 1917. Sent to Camp Lee, Va. Sailed for France May 21, 1918. Commissioned as 1st Lt. Aug. 17,



W. Nathan LeGrand

Capt., Inf., Co. G, 18th Div., 85th Regt.; of Richmond County; son of James T. and Rebecca Wilson LeGrand. Entered service Aug. 27, 1917, at Rockingham, N.C. Sent to Ft. Oglethorpe, Ga. Transferred to Camp Gordon, Ga., being then transferred to Camp Perry, O., Aug. 1, 1918. Promoted to rank of 1st Lt. Nov. 26,



Victor A. Edwards

Private, 1st Class, Tank Corps, Co. B, 305th Bn. Regt.; of Richmond County; son of L. E. and Mrs. Dottie Edwards. Entered service Aug. 27, 1918, at Baltimore, Md. Sent to Camp Meade, Md. Transferred to Camp Colt, Pa., to Camp Mills, L. I. Sailed for Liverpool, Eng., Oct. 20, 1918. Promoted to rank of



William M. Fowlkes

Phr. Mate 3rd, Navy; son of the late Dr. W. M. Fowlkes; of Richmond County. Husband of Lula Rowe Fowlkes. Entered service July 15, 1918, at Rockingham, N.C. Sent to Norfolk. Mustered out at Norfolk, Feb. 6, 1919.



Richmond County, North Carolina Cemetery Transcriptions

North Carolina Cemetery records are listed by county then name of cemetery within the North Carolina county. Most of these are complete indices at the time of transcription, however, in some cases we list the listing when it is only a partial listing. Following Cemeteries (hosted at Richmond County, North Carolina Tombstone Transcription Project) Everett



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