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Alexandria, Virginia World War I Veteran – The First to Fall: Remembering Private William Thomas

Private William Thomas was the first to die from Alexandria, Virginia during World War I. In death, he was remembered not as an American Negro Veteran but as the first Alexandrian Veteran to die in combat in France. Mr. William … Continue reading

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