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21314
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During the 20th century over one million North Carolinians have served in the nation's military. All who wear the uniform are heroes. Harrington relates the stories of four who demonstrated the spirit of selfless service and devotion to duty--Robert Lester Blackwell (WW I), James D. Lancaster (WW II), Jerry K. Crump (Korea), and Hiram Strickland (Vietnam).
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Recall (NoCar F 252 .R43), Vol. 6 Issue 2, Win 2000, p6-7
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21317
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Alexander explores the brief but eventful life of Lawrence O'Bryan Branch. He studied law at Cambridge Law School and practiced law in Florida. There he served six months fighting the Seminole Indians. He returned home in 1848 and set up a practice in Raleigh and became involved in politics. The bulk of the article consists of his service at the Civil War in which he was a General. He was in the fight at New Bern, campaigned in Virginia, fought in the Seven Days Battle and at Cedar Mountain, and later Manassas, Harper's Ferry and Sharpsburg, where he was killed.
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Recall (NoCar F 252 .R43), Vol. 6 Issue 2, Win 2000, p13-16, il, por, bibl
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21316
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John Wilson Crowell, who was the great-grandfather of Laura Winslow, was born in Union County in 1819. He was the fourth of eleven children, and the father of seven. At the age of forty-three he joined the 37th Regiment North Carolina Troops. Campbell's article consists of Crowell's genealogy and a series of letters he wrote home from Virginia in 1863-1864. He was killed in the fighting at Fussell's Mill, Virginia, August 18, 1864.
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Recall (NoCar F 252 .R43), Vol. 6 Issue 2, Win 2000, p8-12
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21315
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Bailey, from Zebulon, was executive officer of Battery A of the 64th Field Artillery Battalion at their position in the Masan Perimeter. He described a company-size attack by North Korean troops on their position on the 2nd and 3rd of September 1950. A number of North Carolinians served in the battery. Two who were killed received Bronze Stars, and the battery's two medics received Bronze Stars for treating the wounded while under fire.
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Recall (NoCar F 252 .R43), Vol. 6 Issue 2, Win 2000, p7, por