Letter of 2 september regards an account of the commitment and tryal of a certain caleb hill, a deserter from the 11th virginia regiment letter of 17 august also regards hill, then calling him a house thief. It is over 800 pages, hardback, nearly a4 in size and will be on sale this november hawick & district and the great war 1914-1918 hawick archaeological society have pulled out all the stops to gain funding for this publication. Following america's entry into the war in 1917, he enlisted on 22nd july, 1918, and was assigned to co k, 343rd infantry regiment, 86th infantry division in a letter from the american. Museum of the manchester regiment history the militia militia, from the latin 'miles', a soldier, was the organisation of a local defence force, with a semblance of military training. Pte joe maggs, welsh guards, who was severely wounded in the leg at givenchy last september, and has just returned to his depot, is the eldest son of mr and mrs maggs, of 26 arnold street, mountain ash, and is the first welsh guards hero to return to caegarw.
Brothers died in the great war the scots guards sons of william and sarah freemantle, of easton, winchester the brothers have no known grave and are commemorated on the menin gate memorial to the missing, ypres serving with the 3rd battalion of the auckland regiment, was killed on 4 october 1917 and is also commemorated at tyne cot. The two letters here preserved were written by buford to his sister and mother in the spring of 1863 (5 april and 25 may), from albemarle county, when the regiment was attached to fitz lee's brigade of the cavalry division of the army of northern virginia. In march 1917 he was transferred again to the durham light infantry, but was soon moved to the labour corps, probably due to ill health by may 1918 he was back in dli barracks in newcastle where he died of a heart attack on the 19 may 1918. 335th regiment constituted 5 august 1917 in the national army as the 335th infantry and assigned to the 84th division for world war i, personnel were first enlisted from the states of illinois, wisconsin, and kentucky and were formed into an infantry division in 1917, whereupon they chose the formation's distinctive patch and nickname.
Letters to his mother, nannie montgomery (tate) graham, make frequent references to his involvement with the sunday school and local news in roanoke an early letter of february 24, 1903, from port antonio, jamaica, describes the beauty of jamaica. Noteworthy letters include a copy of one written by mcdougall on june 7, 1863, which details the battle of chancellorsville a poignant letter of october 5, 1863 from a deserter pleading for his life to be spared and a letter of october 12, 1863 from major turner detailing the regiment's march across tennessee. Included are 16 letters by lt charles f van duser, 1861 apr-1862 jun, decribing his activities and experiences in the 7th new york regiment and in the 12th united states infantry regiment he writes of troop movements, engagements with the enemy, marching and living conditions in the army, illness, daily routines, etc, up to the time of.
Perhaps the most photographed drummer boy of the american civil war, robert henry hendershot, was known as the “drummer boy of the rappahannock” his nickname supposedly came from his reputed heroics at the battle of fredericksburg, virginia, in december of 1862 hendershot enlisted in company b. Middletown — during the 4½ years she has co-owned the wayside inn, rebecca reeves has always enjoyed the battle of cedar creek re-enactment in october the annual event is the busiest time of. In may 1918 he and his regiment sailed to england, arriving at except for the earliest letter, all of the correspondence, the the correspondence comprises letters arranged chronologically included are paul j o’gorman’s letters to his father, mother, and sisters, relating his experiences while stationed at camp rumbold in nevada. Letter from the united states sanitary commission army and navy claim agency to the mother of john henry, deceased, 18th regiment cavalry, new york state volunteers, regarding pay and bounty due him, july 20, 1865.
Winchester college at war always known as eugene, he was the son of john william crombie, mp, of balgownie lodge, aberdeen and minna crombie (daughter of the rt hon eugene wason, mp for clackmannan and kinross. It is unclear exactly how he died, but a letter from a fellow officer to his mother says: “it was so characteristic of your dear son, whose great unselfishness we all knew, to die thinking of others, and refusing to allow another to endanger his life for his sake. His mother received a very personal letter from his sgt major, csm edward wimpey dcm commending him as the best soldier serving under him in sept 1918 he returned to swindon after the war keeping in touch with old mates and attending reunions. On the 28th of june, 1917, he was killed, instantly, by a german artillery shell, while serving in the la coulette area, near quebec trench and kirk trench the following letter was printed in the red deer advocate, august 17, 1917.
Welcome to transcribathoneu the race is on to decipher, transcribe and annotate handwritten stories from europeana 1914-1918. Captain norman vaudrey is the third 17 th battalion officer at dantzig alley norman was the son of sir william and lady vaudrey, of 33, mount avenue, ealing, london he was born in eccles and 33 when he was killed at glatz redoubt during the assault on montauban. To link to this object, paste this link in email, im or document to embed this object, paste this html in website. Letter, 19 march 1863, from tom [-----], a union solder at winchester, virginia, to his mother, discussing a march to west virginia to vote on the new state constitution, the illness of his father who is in the same company as the author, and the confiscation of a rebel wagon 1861-1862, of john bramblett beall (1833-1917) of paulding.
“the regiment that co f from roanoke is in seems doomed to a prolonged stay,” he wrote in a letter in january 1917 robertson also lamented that he spent a sunday peeling potatoes, “the. Letter 4 march, 1862, john jefferson woodward (camp of the 10th regiment alabama infantry to daughter patsy [woodward. - the sunday times newspaper on 16 december 1917 christopher hoskyns-abrahall was a major in the royal marine light infantry he retired after 23 years and migrated to western australia, where he also purchased a ready-made farm at winchester.