Location: Cabarrus County NC

Biography of Dr. Charles Harris

Dr. Charles Harris was born in the eastern part of Mecklenburg county, (now Cabarrus), on the 23rd of November, 1762. He was distinguished as a patriot, a soldier and a physician. While pursuing his studies in Charlotte, the...

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J. C. Austin

Cook, 15th Co., Infantry. Son of J. H. and M. M. Austin. Husband of L. A. Austin, of Rowan County. Entered service June 6, 1918, at Concord, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C. Transferred to Camp Sevier, S. C. Was mustered out of...

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DeWitt Broom

Private, Btry. A, 33rd Div., 124th F. A. Son of P. W. and Mat Broom. Husband of Della Broom, of Cabarrus County. Entered service June 24, 1918, at Concord, N.C. Was sent to Camp Jackson, S. C.; transferred to Newport News, Va....

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J. F. N. Whiteside

41st Div., 162nd Inf. Born in Cabarrus County. Entered the service Aug. 27, 1918, at Concord, N.C. Was sent to Camp Gordon, Ga. Sailed for France Oct. 26, 1918. Went to St. Aignon. Sailed for USA July 7, 1919. Arrived July 13th....

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H. L. Smith

2nd Lt., Aviation, 39th Aero Squadron. Enlisted May 10, 1917, at Ft. Thomas, Ky. Was sent to Kelly Field, Texas, and from there to Channette Field, Ill. Transferred to Rich Field, Texas, then to S. M. A., Austin, Texas, and to...

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Fred N. Sherrill

Private, Inf., Co. L.; from Cabarrus County, N.C.; son of J. O. and Mattie Blanche Sherrill. Entered the service at Concord, N.C., June 13, 1916, and sent to Camp Sevier, S. C. Served on the Mexican border. Mustered out of the...

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William M. Sherrill

Hdqrs. Co., 119th Inf., 30th Div. Born in Cabarrus County. Entered the service June 5, 1917, at Concord, N.C. Was sent to Camp Sevier, S. C. Sailed for France May 8, 1918. Fought at Ypres, Voormizelle, Somme. Returned to the USA...

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Jerry K. Young

Private, Co. B, 30th Div., 105th Engineers; of Cabarrus County; son of J. M. and Mrs. L. K. Young. Husband of Mrs. Mattie M. Young. Entered service Sept. 19, 1916, at Charlotte, N.C. Sent to Asheville guard duty, transferred to...

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Claude Excell Raiford

Private 1st Class, Inf., 81st Div., 322nd Regt. Born in Cabarrus County Sept. 15, 1888; son of P. B. and Mrs. E. J. Raiford. Entered service May 28, 1917, at Concord, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C., May 29, 1917. Transferred...

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E. C. Ray

Btry. F, 30th Div., 318th F. A. Born in Cabarrus County. Entered service May 29, 1918, at Concord, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C. Sailed for England Aug. 8, 1918. Served there until sent to France, Chaumont Sector, on his way...

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John G. Roberts

Private, 35th Div., C. A. C., 110th French Motor Btry.; of Cabarrus County; son of J. D. and Mrs. Mary Roberts. Husband of Mrs. Cora May Roberts. Entered service July 24, 1917, at Salisbury, N.C. Sent to Ft. Caswell, N.C.,...

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W. J. Orange

Co. E, 2nd Regt.; of Cabarrus County. Entered service Sept. 5, 1918, at Concord, N.C. Reported for duty at Camp Humphrey, Va. Remaining there until he was mustered out of the service March 5, 1919.

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