Military

The Newton Record

abstracted by Bess Hollingsworth

Volume 1, Number 1, December 5, 1901

Newton Light Infantry
Company of Militia Mustered in at this Place by Gen. Henry

Gen. Wm. Henry came over from Jackson recently and mustered into the state militia the Newton Light Infantry.
The company will be assigned to the Third battalion of the Second regiment, and the roster is as follows:
J. W. Hard, Captain
J. R. Chambliss, First Lieutenant
W. M. Chambliss, Second Lieutenant
L. R. Hard, First Sergeant
W. B. Bounds, Second Segeant
W. H. Cooper, Third Sergeant
R. G. Rew, Fourth Sergeant
C. E. Powe, First Corporal
H. O. McCord, Fourth Corporal

Privates:
Fred Powe J. H. Cooper
Sam R. Powe W. B. Doolittle
L. E. Clarke G. A. Smiley
W. I. Simmons B. B. Bounds
W. W. Doolittle J. W. Wesley
R. A. Thorne G. H. Holliday
Robert D. Wilson J. S. McClinton
C. P. Wilson J. E. Madden
E. Jones J. S. Majure
A. A. Jones J. H. Sansing, Jr.
R. E. Williams
 

Volume 1, No. 23, May 8, 1902

NEWTON LIGHT INFANTRY; The New Military Company Enlisted in the State Militia

The officers of the Newton Light Infantry, the military company organized here some time since, have received their commissions, and the uniforms, accoutrements, etc., will be received some time later.
The company is enlisted as Company H, First battalion, Second regiment of Infantry, and the enrollment is as follows:
J. W. Hard, Captain
J. R. Chambliss, First Lieutenant
W. M. Chambliss, Second Lieutenant
L. R. Hard, First Sergeant
R. G. Rew, Quartermaster Sergeant
W. W. Bounds, Third Sergeant
W. H. Cooper, Fourth Sergeant
J. D. Brown, First Corporal
C. E. Powe, Second Corporal
H. O. McCord, Third Corporal

Privates
S. R. Powe W. G. Gary
C. P. Wilson B. D. Dennis
F. W. Powe H. F. White
B. M. Wesley G. A. Smiley
B. B. Bounds J. O. Majure
J. B. Gallaspy Phillip Welch
G. H. Holladay R. E. Williams
W. B. Doolittle Willie Simmons
J. H. Sansing, Jr.

The members of the company are requested to meet at the Hardware store Saturday evening at 3 o'clock.

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