Machapunga Indians

Machapunga Tribe: Said to mean “bad dust,” or “much dirt,” in the native Algonquian language. Machapunga Connections. The Machapunga belonged to the Algonquian linguistic stock. Machapunga Location. In the present Hyde County and probably also in Washington, Tyrrell and Dare Counties, and part of Beaufort. Machapunga Villages. The only village named is Mattamuskeet (probably on



D. J. Spruell

Corpl., Co. L, 120th Regt., Inf., 30th Div.; of Tyrrell County; son of E. H. and Mrs. Eunice Spruell. Entered service Sept. 18, 1917, at Columbia, S. C. Sent to Camp Jackson, transferred to Camp Sevier. Sailed for France. Fought at Hindenburg Line. Returned to USA, Charleston, S. C., April 13, 1919. Mustered out at



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