115 Men Sworn In First Field Artillery (Part1)

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115 Men Sworn In First Field Artillery (Part1) - M Ill IS MEMBERS ARTILLERY UNIT About a Hundred...
M Ill IS MEMBERS ARTILLERY UNIT About a Hundred Others Have Signified Intentions Of Joining. TO END THIS WEEK One hundred and fifteen men .have been sworn in as members of the First Field Artillery of the Norlh Carolina National Guard by Lieutenant Lieutenant E. B. Parish, who has been detailed detailed here by the Adjutant-General Adjutant-General Adjutant-General to assist in forming the company. There are one hundred others who have agreed to join but who have not yet taken the oath. Lieutenant Parish will spend the remainder of the week here. He said yesterday that as far as he has been able to learn, the New Bern battery is leading all others in the State in enlistments, ai.d he is well pleased with the prospect for recruiting recruiting the battery yiip 'to full war strength before the end of the week. Those who were not inspected by Lieutenant Parish when he was here last week are instructed to meet at the Court House. It is necessary that every one be inspected in order that the card by which his name is taken from the draft list may be made out by Lieutenant Parish. He will be at the- the- Court House each day this week during the following hours: 9 a. m. to 1 p. m.; 2:30 to 6:30 p. m.; and 8:30 to 9:30 p. m. It cannot be guaranteed guaranteed that a member will not be drafted unless he has been inspected. If a person is drafted, although he has been sworn in, it will require considerable considerable trouble to get him released. For this reason all who have not been inspected are ordered to report to Lieutenant Pariah at the Court House as soon as possible. The following men have enlisted and form the battery designated as

Clipped from The Morning New Bernian05 Jul 1917, ThuPage 1

The Morning New Bernian (New Bern, North Carolina)05 Jul 1917, ThuPage 1
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