Biographies of World War I Veterans: Jackson – Zarick

JACKSON, CHARLES WALTER (1885-1922). Second lieutenant, American Expeditionary Forces, Aero Squadron. Jackson was born in New York City. The 1910 census shows that he lived on Avenue N in Brooklyn with his widowed mother and two older sisters on Avenue N in Brooklyn; that census notes that his mother had twelve children, seven of whom … Read more

Slave Badges and Slavery in Charleston, South Carolina

One thing leads to another, then another, and another. This story has just come together, in time for Black History Month. Just a few weeks ago, Sue Ramsey, who lives out in Santa Barbara, California, but by the miracle of the Internet is an esteemed researcher for Green-Wood’s Civil War Project, was doing follow-up research … Read more