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Captain William Smith

Captain William Smith was an important Revolutionary War Veteran.  He was instrumental in keeping the British from advancing further in the area, but at a significant loss of men. It was 1500 to 300 and was a trick, but they … Continue reading

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Charles Oscar PORTER’s WWI Draft Registration Card

Charles Oscar PORTER was my great-grandfather on my maternal grandma’s side.  He was born April 2, 1884 in Oxford, Kansas. When I began studying this record, I was surprised when I saw that he did not register for the draft … Continue reading

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