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Catalog Number 1984.79.2
Title Article describing Battery D incident
Collection General Collection
Object Type Newspaper
Date 1917
Description/Scope & Content Article taken from unknown newspaper, reprinted from the Hampton Monitor, Feb. 8, 1917, describing Jack Williams, of Battery D, who reportedly was imprisoned, escaped, killed the sheriff of Tyler, Texas, and was shot to death after being pursued by a posse of Texas Rangers. Jack Williams is described as the son of Phoebus Town Sergeant John Williams. A 7-digit phone number is written in black ink above the article.
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People Williams, Jack
Williams, John
Topics World War I/Mexican Expedition
Co./Btty D (Peninsula Guards, 4th Va. / 29th Div., 111th FA)