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Mackintosh recounts the life of then Lieutenant Henry Rowan Lemly of Forsyth County who graduated from West Point and went on to take part in the war against the Sioux Indians with the Third Cavalry under the command of General Crook. He was in a number of battles, including the capture of Crazy Horse and was serving as captain of the guard at Camp Robinson when Crazy Horse was killed. The article includes some of Lemly's writing about the Sioux Wars. He held a number of positions before he finally retired in 1920. He is buried with his wife in Arlington National Cemetery.
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Recall (NoCar F 252 .R43), Vol. 13 Issue 2, Fall 2007, p1-4, il, por, bibl
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21477
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On July 25, 1950, North Korean troops invaded South Korea, starting the Korean War. Sixteen nations, including the US, committed troops to defend South Korea. Almost 800 North Carolinians were killed. One, medic PFC Bryant E. Womack of Rutherford County, was killed March 12, 1952. He was twenty years old and was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor. In May 1955, work began at Fort Bragg for a hospital to be built in his name. Womack Army Hospital is today a major army medical center and the only such facility honoring an enlisted man.
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Recall (NoCar F 252 .R43), Vol. 13 Issue 2, Fall 2007, p9-10
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Johnson was flying the last of his twenty-five combat missions, this one to bomb the submarine pens at Bremen, when his B-17 was shot down. He and his crew crash-landed in Holland and were soon taken prisoner by German soldiers. Johnson recounts his time as a prisoner of war during the last month of World War II.
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Recall (NoCar F 252 .R43), Vol. 13 Issue 2, Fall 2007, p4-5
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21478
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This is a reprint of an article that appeared in the Confederate Veteran, Vol. 1, No. 12, December 1893. It presents readers with a description of the typical Confederate soldier and gives North Carolinians a picture of what their fighting men looked like.
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Recall (NoCar F 252 .R43), Vol. 13 Issue 2, Fall 2007, p11, por
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21476
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Register of Clinton describes his experiences aboard a troop ship bound for the Philippines in a letter written to the Masonic Lodge in Clinton, Hiram Lodge, No. 98.
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Recall (NoCar F 252 .R43), Vol. 13 Issue 2, Fall 2007, p7-9, il
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