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Eugene Shanklin: Buffalo Soldier, WW I Veteran

Behind the scenes of the article on Eugene Thomas Shanklin Eugene Shanklin Drayton notified me that his great-uncle, Eugene Thomas Shanklin, was a World War I veteran. The only information he shared with me was that his great-uncle lost his … Continue reading

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Mount Jezreel Baptist Church 1908 Membership List

Washington (Wash) Jackson is back on the scene again; he was one of the founders of Mount Jezreel Church. In April 1890, several members of Shiloh Baptist Church, located at 1401 Duke Street in Alexandria, Virginia, left and founded Mount. … Continue reading

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