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Military Monday: Last Draft Boys to Go Into Training

Manassas Journal
July 26, 1919

LAST DRAFT BOYS TO GO IN TRAINING

Thirty-two White Men Left on Wednesday for Camp Lee – Colored to Leave Shortly

Prince William county sent thirty-two white men to Camp Lee on Wednesday, and on July 29th twelve colored men will depart for Camp Meade, Md.  On August 1st thirty more colored registrants will go to Camp Wadsworth, Spartansburg, S.C.  Following are the names of those called:

The following men from this county left for Camp Lee Wednesday, July 24:

John F. Simpson, Hoadley
William C. Davis, Wellington
Oase Baggott, Nokesvilile
John W. Sutherland, Dumfries
Charles E. King, Nokesville
Randolph S. Brawner, Dumfries
James Watson, Dumfries
James M. Younts, Cherry Hill
Earl Lynn, Independent Hill
Virgil A. Hopkins, Greenwich
Robert C. Smith, Woolsey
Richard H. Lee, Gainesville
Leroy P. Whetzel, Nokesville
Laclair M. Marsteller, Bristow
Chas. B. Yates, Manassas
Roy E. Mills, Hoadley
Lawrence B. Harrison, Cherry Hill
William A. Wood, Gainesville
William Clampitt, Hoadley
Henry H. Payne, Thoroughfare
Green O. Smith, Woolsey
John W. Hopkins, Nokesville
___ Bryant, Dumfries
Jackson Raynes, Nokesville
Walter W. Keys, Brentsville
Currell Hansboro, Greenwich
George B. Rison, Dumfries
Harry Tyler, Bristow
Okleyhoma Taylor, Greenwich
Elwood A. Bland, Minniville

The following colored registrants have been called to appear at the Clerk’s Office, Manassas, Va., on July 29th, at 2 p. m., to be entrained on the same afternoon at 5:05 for Camp Meade, Maryland:

John Black, Gaffney, S.C.
Richard Green, Haymarket
William C. Nickens, Manassas
Joseph Green, Washington, DC
Tim Dorsey Lee, Neabsco
Robert McKenney, Haymarket
William E. Davis, Manassas
Abrom Williams, Neabsco
Jackson Davis, Dumfries
Winston King, Quantico
Robert D. Elliott, Catharpin
John Berry, Dumfries

List of colored registrants to go to Camp Wadsworth, Spartansburg, S.C., on Aug. 1:

Lee M. Scott, Haymarket
Cecil W. Wilkerson, Manassas
Edward H. Corum, Waterfall
Lewis Saunders, Dumfries
Ollie Davis, Quantico
Walter M. Alexander, Bristow
Robert N. Washington, Bristow
Percy G. Brooks, Manassas
George T. Berry, Gainesville
Randolph Nickens, Thoroughfare
Bard Smith, Dumfries
Edward D. Hamilton, Manassas
Eugene W. Williams, Manassas
Russell Green, Nokesville
George W. Tapscott, Bristow
Irvin Redd, Dumfries
Jake Fisher, Jr., Neabsco
Albert Kemp, Washington, DC
George C. Horton, Manassas
Archy Crawford, Neabsco
William Green, Nokesville
John C. Chapman, Manassas
Remus L. Boxley, Woodbridge
Hildred Crawford, Neabsco
Chas. E. Harris, Gainesville
Frank E. Saunders, Manassas
James C. Pendleton, Marshall
Willie L. Meredith, Manassas
Ray Hogan, Haymarket

Alex Robinson, Gainesville

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