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Latham Light Guards - Hopkinsville, 1898

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Latham Light Guards - Hopkinsville, 1898

Posted: 5 Jul 2004 2:53PM GMT
Classification: Military
Edited: 23 May 2005 8:15PM GMT
Surnames: Feland, Bassett, Payne, Phelps, Prowse, Anderson, Bullard, Waller, West, Tandy, Wyly, Hester, Coleman, Breathitt, Boulware, Boardman, Brown, Bellamy, Center, Clagget, Clark, Collins, Claxton, Donaldwon, Foster, Graves, Gilbert, Gaither, Hester, et al.
LATHAM LIGHT GUARDS

War Spirit High In Christian--Boys Anxious to Move

Men Running Over Each Other to Enlist

Hopkinsville, April 27.--The men who compose Latham Light Guards, Company D., Kentucky State Guards, blessed as they are with tender family ties and prosperous business relations are yet moved by their patriotism first and are unhesitatingly prepared to answer the call, when it comes, to mobilize with the State troops and go to the front.
The following is the list as best obtainable, which will of course be subject to slight changes up to the hour of leaving:

Officers: John FELAND, Captain, E.B. BASSETT, First Lieutenant, R.C. PAYNE, Second Lieutenant.

Sargeants: G.W. PHELPS, C.O. PROWSE, H.K. ANDERSON, Gano BULLARD, F.L. WALLER, Jr., R.C. WEST.

Corporals; J.S. TANDY, W.A. WYLY, W.H. HESTER, J.M. COLEMAN.,

Privates: E.H. ANDERSON, Jr., Webber BREATHITT, A.B. BOULWARE, C.R. BOARDMAN, C.O. BROWN, M.K. BULLARD, Robt. BELLAMY, Geo. W. CENTER, R.H. CLAGGET, J.M. CLARK, Will COLLINS, Joe CLAXTON, Joe G. DONALDSON, W.H. FOSTER, Chas. E. GRAVES, Fred W. GILBERT, Nick GAITHER, E.H. HESTER, E. Stanley LONG, R.C. MOREFIELD, Jr., R.F. McDANIEL, A.P. NEWMAN, R.H. NIXON, T.E. OVERSHINER, F. I. PATTIN, E.B. POWERS, John STITES, C.B. SMITH, C.E. TANDY, J.W. TERRY, H.P. THOMAS, T.C. VAN CLEVE, L.A. WALLER, W.R. WICKS, J.W. WINFREY, E.H. WILSON, J.A. YOUNG, Jr., Elon ZIMMER, Forrest ZIMMER.

Volunteer Recruits: Trabue ANDERSON, Dick BERRY, L.D. BROWN, George CONNELL, C.E. JACKSON, Will HAYS, W.T. HARDWICK, Henry HEDGES, Alney HEDGES, Edgar MORRIS, S.O. RUTHERFORD, Lloyd NELSON, R.A. DAVIS, Sidney ELLIOTT, E.P. MORGAN, William MILLS, J. Garner McRAE, Eugene WHITLOW, J.H. WICKS, Tom WITTY, H.G. WOOD, Otho VAUGHAN, Harvey YOUNG, Henry MERRITT, Will COUCH, Will JENKINS, N.A. LINDSAY, John HAYS, Charlie WALLER, Mayfield, Ky., James DENT, Leitchfield, Ky., R.C. DOBSON, Cobb, Ky.

Hartford Volunteers: J.W. BALLARD, Henry POWERS, Howard BUSH, Felix ROBINSON, Francis BENSINGER.

Other men will be enlisted before this news reaches The Bee.

(Source: Earlington Bee, Thur., Apr. 28, 1898)

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