Yadkin Boy Now in Camp Writes Letter

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“Yadkin Boy Now in Camp Writes Letter.” Yadkin Ripple [Yadkinville, NC] 1 Nov. 1917: 1.


Lieutenant Tom Benbow is drilling 40 Robeson County Indians with 70 Whites from Transylvania County. Indians are “much more intelligent than one might suppose.” They enjoy singing hymns and “poring over their hymn books, learning new hymns.”

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