South Carolinians Fight With 698th FA Battalion in Italy

With the Fifth Army, Italy – A number of South Carolinians are members of the 689th Field Artillery battalion, whose big guns recently fired the first shells into the Po Valley of Italy for Lieut. Gen. Mark W. Clark’s Fifth army. Operating six 240-mm. howitzers and two eight-inch guns, the battalion has been knocking out bridges, pillboxes enemy guns and entire towns at extreme ranges … Continue reading South Carolinians Fight With 698th FA Battalion in Italy

In Uniform

Cpl. Wilbur H. Morgan, son of Mrs. Lula Morgan and the late Bryant Morgan of Blaney, has returned to Crystal River, Fla., after spending an 18-day furlough with his mother and family. He received basic training at Camp Grant, Illinois, and has been stationed in Florida since. He entered the army in April, 1942. Corporal Morgan has a brother in the army, Pvt. Earnest K … Continue reading In Uniform

Capt. Arthur Thomas Simpson, Jr.

1915 Arthur Thomas Simpson was born on 11 Sep 1915 in South Carolina, USA a child of Arthur T Simpson Sr. and Mary Letitia Morrison Simpson. 1920 Arthur T Simpson, Jr., was counted in the census on 05 Jan 1920 in Wateree, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA, as a 4-year-old, male, single, white, son. Also in the home was his father, Arthur T Simpson and his … Continue reading Capt. Arthur Thomas Simpson, Jr.

S. C. Men With Famed Fifth Army Battalion

Unique Success WITH THE FIFTH ARMY, Italy – Fifty-one South Carolina men are members of the 689th Field Artillery Battalion, whose big guns recently fired the first shells into the Po Valley of Italy for Lieutenant General Mark W. Clark’s Fifth Army. Operating six 240-millimeter howitzer and two eight-inch guns, the battalion has been knocking out bridges, pillboxes enemy guns and entire towns at extreme … Continue reading S. C. Men With Famed Fifth Army Battalion

Mrs. E. D. Hornsby

MRS. E. D. HORNSBY, who celebrated her sixty-fifth birthday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. C. E. Cook, 813 Huntington avenue, October 29. The house and dining room table were attractively decorated with beautiful fall flowers. The table was especially lovely with the large birthday cake, on which were 65 candles. The following guest enjoyed the dinner with Mr. and Mrs. Hornsby: Mr. and … Continue reading Mrs. E. D. Hornsby

Army Wife Serves While Husband, Brothers Fight

Mrs. Marjorie Outlaw Wells, of Blaney, Army wife who is now serving with the WAVES of the Navy, has completed more than six months of active duty in the Navy Department in Washington, D. C. Her husband Corporal Ray C. Wells, is serving overseas with the Army. The daughter of Mrs. Myrtle Outlaw, of Blaney, WAVE Wells has two brothers serving at sea with the … Continue reading Army Wife Serves While Husband, Brothers Fight

Appointments Of AME Church Are Announced

By the Rev. W. R. Bowman Lexington, Nov. 6. – Approximately 2,000 persons from Winnsboro, Columbia, Newberry, and other places attended the final session of the Columbia AME conference. The Rev. A. B. King, who was conference superintendent, announced that $329.90 had been raised in the Sunday school, which was said to be the largest amount for any Sunday school in the series of conferences. … Continue reading Appointments Of AME Church Are Announced