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
Shakori Tribe: A native name but its significance unknown, though perhaps the same as Sugari, “stingy or spoiled people,” or “of the river whose-water-cannot-be drunk.” Also called: Cacores, a misprint. Shakori Connections. The Shakori belonged to the Siouan linguistic family, their closest connections being evidently with the southern division of the Siouan tribes of the
Private 1st Class, Inf., Co. B, 30th Div., 119th Regt.; of Vance County; son of J. M. and Mrs. Mary Woodlief. Entered service Sept. 21, 1917, at Henderson, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C., transferred to Camp Sevier, S. C., then to Camp Merritt. Sailed for France. Fought at Ypres, Meuse-Argonne. Gassed at Bellicourt.
Capt., Motor Trans. Corps; of Vance County; son of Redding and Mrs. Fannie C. Perry. Entered service May 15, 1917, at Ft. Oglethorpe, Ga. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C., Transferred to Hoboken, N. J. Sailed for France January, 1918. Promoted to rank of 2nd Lt. at Ft. Oglethorpe, Ga.; 1st Lt. October, 1918; to
Private, Replacement, 3rd Casual, 41st Div. Born in Vance County; the son of B. H. and Katie Moss. Entered service Aug. 27, 1918, at Henderson, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C. Transferred to Newport News, Va. Overseas to France Nov. 9, 1918. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., May 26, 1919.
Private 1st Class, Med. Corps, San. Det., 30th Div., 120th Regt.; of Vance County; son of R. J. and Mrs. Maggie A. Marston. Entered service July 25, 1917, at Henderson, N.C. Sent to Camp Sevier, S. C. Transferred to New York. Sailed for France May 28, 1918. Was in all battles in which 30th was
Sergt., Adjt. Gen. Dept. Born in Vance County; son of W. H. and Lena W. Wester. Entered service at Henderson, N.C., Sept. 6, 1918. Sent to Camp Jackson, Sept. 7, 1918. Mustered out at Camp Jackson, S. C., March 7, 1919.
Sergt., Inf., Co. C, 120th Regt., 30th Div.; from Vance County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Jackson Husband of Mrs. Zelma Jackson. Entered the service April, 1916, at Henderson, N.C. Was sent to El Paso, Texas. Transferred to Camp Sevier, S. C., and from there to Camp Mills, N. Y. Sailed for
Private., Inf., Hdqrs. Co., 81st Div., 324th Regt.; of Vance County; son of R. G. and Mrs. Mary Grissom. Entered service May 25, 1918, at Henderson, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C. Transferred to Camp Sevier, S. C., then to Camp Mills, N. Y. Sailed for France Aug., 1918. Fought at Meusce-Argonne, Vosges. Held
2nd Lt., M. G. Co., 81st Div. 321st Inf. Born in Vance County; son of Edward W. and Meta Earl Harris. Entered service April, 1917, at Wendell, N.C. Went to Ft. Oglethorpe, Ga. Sailed for France Aug. 5, 1918. Wounded in France Nov. 11, 1918. Died Nov. 12, 1918. An exceptionally brave officer. Carried his