Rulus Benjamen Ross

1871 Rulus Benjamen Ross was born May 2, 1871 in Elgin, Kershaw, South Carolina, the son of Rev. Brown Canada Ross and Mrs. Mary A Ross. 1900 Census Information: According the United States Census reported on June 25, 1900, Rulus B Ross (31), owned a home in Wateree, Kershaw County, South Carolina with his wife of 12 years, Dora Ross (31). Dora reported being the … Continue reading Rulus Benjamen Ross

Opposing Forces Spar For Opening in “War”

Division troops yesterday were warily maneuvering into position for an expected clash in “civil war” being conducted this week as a part of the first war games of this spring for this National Guard outfit. With the “Brown” enemy Fifty-ninth Brigade combat team grouped between the Fort Jackson reservation and the Wateree river and the “Blue” defending forces (remainder of the Thirtieth division troops) advancing … Continue reading Opposing Forces Spar For Opening in “War”

State Park News

STATE PARK, May 2, – Col. William H. Moncrief, C. T. Holder, Miss Pearl Leitzsey, Miss Thelma Smith and Miss Talley attended the meeting of the Carolina Virginia Hospital conference and American Dietetic association in Greenville last week. Miss Gertrude Jenerette, postmistress, has returned from a trip to Mullins, Conway and Fayetteville, N. C. R. T. Hatchell of Marion is spending several days with Mrs. … Continue reading State Park News

Miss Hi Miss Section Features Girls From Many Schools

One hundred and ten schools all over South Carolina have elected representatives who are in the “Miss Hi Miss” section of the Johnsonian, student newspaper at the girls’ school in Rock Hill. A group of these girls are show above, and they are: Top row, left to right; Grace Kneece, Monetta; Aline Jordan, Ruby; Elizabeth Goldfinch, Conway; Sara Watts, Mt. Croghan: Frances Cely, Easley. Second … Continue reading Miss Hi Miss Section Features Girls From Many Schools

Soldiers Was “Battle” Dust Off With Soda Pop

“Time out” was taken in the Thirtieth division’s week long “civil war” yesterday afternoon as the officers and enlisted men of both sides laid aside their guns and helmets and headed for the portable¬† post exchanged to wash the dust of battle away with soda-pop and candy. The 18,000 officers and men of this National Guard division moved out of For Jackson last Monday night … Continue reading Soldiers Was “Battle” Dust Off With Soda Pop

Soldiers Clash On Wide Front

Units of 30th Engaged In Large-Scale Maneuver Aided By Planes Field artillery pieces boomed as machine guns and rifles kept up a constant fire today as 10,000 officers and men of the 30th Division, reenforced with Mechanized cavalry and planes, clashed deep in the Fort Jackson reservation. The division split up to form two sides for the divisional maneuver had moved out of the fort … Continue reading Soldiers Clash On Wide Front