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Veterans Roll Call of Honor

I hear their whispers…ethereal, soft and still.
Daughter, if you do not remember us, who will?


Yellow Ribbons:

Derek Bell, US Army, current conflict, Iraq

Steven Breitag US Army, current conflict

Ryan Husby, US Army, serving in current conflict

Lt. Nick Ferri, USMC, current conflict


Buddie F. Calhoun, US Air Force

Jessie Calhoun, US Army

Durl Gene Calhoun, KIA Viet Nam 1970

Marcel Davis –US Army, Viet Nam 1965.

Avon Fee US Army

James Thomas Fee, Korea 1950, US Army

Thurman Fee US Army

Gary “Gabe” Gabehart, Chickasaw, US Navy, Cuba 1943-2015

Timothy Lewis Gabehart, Chickasaw, US Army, Red Sea

Richard Gabehart, Chickasaw, US Army, Post War Germany

Wm A Garcia USAF 1980- 83   Peace time

Clarence Leon Goins, USMC 1957-1960

Dwight “Sonny Boy” Goins, USMC 1957-1960

Howard Goins USAF 1963-1967

Jerome Joseph Hoelscher, Sgt. US Army – Korea

Aundon Hinkle, US Marine Corps, 1944 – 1947

Farrell Hinkle, US Air Force, 1959-1963

George Aaron Morris USN WWII, Rank MM3, served aboard the USS Bladen

Aubrey Townsend, West Point Graduate, Merchant Marines,

US Marine Corps, WWII-France & Germany, Korea, Cuba, Vietnam

Bobby D. Smiddy My Husband Sgt. Alpha Co. 2/60 9th Inf. Div., Mekong Delta 1969


Howard Hugh Ashworth, SSgt, WWII, Battle of the Bulge, Europe

Kenneth Barfield, US Marine, WWII

Clint Davis, US Army, World War II Veteran 1940

Amos C. Calhoun, WWII

Daniel Calhoun, Korea, WWII US Navy

Nelon Calhoun, WWII US Navy

Milton Fee, US Navy WWII

Joe Willie Gabehart, Chickasaw, US Army, WWII – Battle of the Bulge, Europe

Lloyd Goins, Merchant Marines, WWII

Ervin Goins, US Army, WWII, Europe

Farley Benjamin Goins, US Navy, WWII & Korea

Grady Goins, US Army WWII & Philippines

Wilson Goins, US Army WWII

Earl Gaston Goins, WWII, Purple Heart and Distinguished Service Cross.  “Earl was told by Patton that he missed the Congressional Medal of Honor by a tiny bit.”

Lewis A Hilburn, WW II, Korea, and VietNam

Minor Columbus Hinkle, US Army, 1940-1944, died Dec 14, 1944,
Palawan POW, Philippine Islands

Raymond McLeod, WWII US Navy

Joe Preston Parrott, US Army, WWII, Germany & France
Carl Wayne Stringer, United States Army, Korea

Raymond B Tober, US WW II Killed in Action France  6-29-1944

Deward Stringer US Army, WWII

James R, Turner, US Army WW2, Korea, Viet Nam

Robert Willis, USS Arizona, Pearl Harbor, Hi. WWII

James R, Turner, US Army WW2, Korea, Viet Nam

Billy A. Bunch U.S. Navy (LST-636 and USS Pine Island)

Chester Smiddy S/Sgt. U. S. Army

Elmer Lee Floyd U.S. Army Anzio Beach

Horace Richard Floyd U. S. Army

Roy Willard Floyd U. S. Army


Benjamin (Buddie) F. Calhoun, WW1 US Army

Merlie Calhoun, WW1 US Army

William Welcome Morris US Army Aircorp, WWI

Dr. Daniel O. Willis, WW1

General Jackson Hinkle, US Army, 1920-1924

David Stonewall Hinkle US Army, 1921-1925 and US Navy 1942-1944

The War Between the States

John C. Calhoun, CSA

Joseph Calhoun, CSA

Aaron Fee, CSA

Clemente Galindo, CSA

Daniel Goins, Confederate Soldier, NC 2nd Cavalry, Vicksburg

James Goins (also listed as Santiago Goins) (son of Jeremiah Goins and Charity Sarafina Drake) CSA.

Rayborn Goins (son of Jeremiah Goins and Charity Sarafina Drake) CSA.

Ruebin Goins (son of Jeremiah Goins and Charity Sarafina Drake) CSA.

Mathias Mowery, Texas militia and confederate cav. Death 1864 union POW camp.

Lewis Mulkey CSA.

Benjamin Nash, CSA.

Manuel “Command” Nash, Cresent Regiment, Co. I,

Louisiana Infantry, Civil War.

Burrell Nash, Private, Company C, 18th Louisiana Infantry

William Nevilles/Nevels CSA.

Confederate Recruit Wilson Ashley Parker, Enlisted March 20, 1862, private, Company F, 22nd Texas Infantry, Hubbard’s Regiment. Died in measles outbreak, buried at mass grave Ft Lott, Texas

Confederate Recruit Peter Logan Parker, Enlisted March 20, 1862, private, Company F, 22nd Texas Infantry, Hubbard’s Regiment. Died in measles outbreak, buried at mass grave Ft Lott, Texas.

Ignacio Perez, CSA.

Adam Ray, CSA.

Nelson Anderson Stephens, CSA.

Leonard Stringer, Calvary.

Joel Stringer, Confederate Army, Civil War.

Enriquez Tober (Tover), CSA   “Henriques Tober”

 Co. A, Ragsdale’s Batt’n  TX Cavalry.

Wilson Taylor, CSA.

Aimuwell Willis. CSA.

Crawford Willis (Killed at Shiloh), CSA.

David Willis, Jr., CSA.

Lemuel Willis, CSA.

William Willis, CSA.

Thomas Hill Floyd 2X Great Grandfather (Union) “had 5 more brothers who also fought in Union Army, 1 brother who fought for the Confederate Army.

James Alexander McFall, Union, killed Battle of Decatur, AL.

Preston Ogle, Union, died of typhoid at Camp Nelson, near Lexington, KY.

Henry E. Lethco, 48th VA Inf. Confederate Army and 13th TN Cavalry Union Army.

James Hamilton, Confederate Army

Reuben Smiddy, Jr. Union Army, died of dysentery Camp Nelson, KY.

Jesse Bolling, Confederate Army.

Jesse A. Bunch, Confederate Army, killed.

Granville Walker Braden, Union Army.

Elias Reynolds, Union Army.

Henry Miller, Union Army, killed at Knoxville, TN.

Wesley Williams, Confederate Army.

Texas Rangers

Samuel Gowen, 1854 PH Rogers Texas Rangers

Raborn Goyens, 1857, W.R. Woods Mounted Men – Texas Rangers

Seaborn Goyens, 1857, W. R. Woods Mounted Men – Texas Rangers

James Goyen, 1857, San Saba, JH Conner Mounted Men – Texas Rangers

John N. Goyens, W. R. Wood, 1860, Minutemen – Texas Rangers

Black Hawk Wars

Richard Giddens, Sgt. Black Hawk War, Cherokee

Zacheria Stringer, Seminole War, Black Hawk War, Texas Revolution

Texas Revolution

William H. Taylor, Texas Revolution

Josiah Taylor, Texas Revolution

George W. Chapman, Texas Revolution

Stephen Frazier, Texas Revolution

William Frazier, Texas Revolution

Aaron Nelson

Jack Nelson

Hardy Nelson

Isaac Ryan

Brooks Williams (Runaway Scrap)

John Drake, militia, Captain Hugh B. Johnson, mustard 16 Jan 1827.

James Griffin, militia, Captain Hugh B. Johnson, mustard 16 Jan 1827.

Isaac Moore, militia, Captain Hugh B. Johnson, mustard 16 Jan 1827.

John Cheerry, militia, Captain Hugh B. Johnson, mustard 16 Jan 1827.

James Drake,militia, Captain Hugh B. Johnson, mustard 16 Jan 1827.

William Ash/Nash, militia, Captain Hugh B. Johnson, mustard 16 Jan 1827.

Thomas Ash/Nash, militia, Captain Hugh B. Johnson, mustard 16 Jan 1827.

War of 1812

William Goyens, Jr., Mounted Cherokees in Battle of the Horseshoe Bend, Alabama, War of 1812

William H. Taylor, War of 1812, DeClouet’s Regiment

James Groves, War of 1812, DeClout’s Regiment

Schuyler Hamilton 4X

Simon Dotson

Reuben Smiddy my Husband’s

Jeremiah Bolling, Sr.

American Revolution

William Goings, Sr.  NC militia – Captain Dixon’s line, American Revolution

Edward Goings, NC militia, American Revolution, Battle at King’s Mountain

Nimrod Perkins, Soldier, drummer on board the galley Diligence from 1777 until 1781

Daniel Goings, South Carolina Militia. Served under Gen. Sumter & Lieut Hollis.

James Goings, Charleston, SC. Jan 1776. Capt. Smith of the regt. Company of Col. Wynn in South Carolina served 9 mos. Col. Branten (Militia), Col. Wade Hampton’s Troops also w/ Maj. Hopkins Troops/Calvary and Col Len & Washington’s Troops of Calvary.

William (Sr) Goings, South Carolina, Fairfield, Wateree, Craven counties, land bounties stimming from Revolutionary War.

John Goings, 1782-83 South Carolina Militia Lieut. James Pickett, Capt. Charles Lewis & Gen Henderson.

Mingo Stringer served in Sharp’s Company of the 10th North Carolina Regiment between 5 May 1781 and 5 April 1782

George Sweat, NC Militia, Revolutionary War.

Rev Joseph Willis, Sr., South Carolina Militia, Revolutionary War, served under General Francis Marion, the “Swamp Fox.”

Thomas Goings, South Carolina Militia Land bounty claims Congaree River, 750ac Mill & Collins Creek, RW bounty land.

Drury Goings, South Carolina Chester Co., (5 brother fought in RW: Amos, Daniel, Drury, James & William).

Aaron Cherry/Charry (uncle of Aaron Cherry) Pennsylvania militia.

James Doyle, North Carolina Private, 3rd Regiment of Light Dragoons. Sharp’s of No. Carolina Light Dragoon’s March 1778 Pay-Roll: Capt. Cosmo Medici, Wm. Hardy, Louis Armstrong, Privates: Edward Powell (Sergt.), Illegible Thompson (Sergt), Charles Upchurch (Corprl), Abram Hargis (Corpl), Joel Chamberless (Corpl), John Marr  Sr. (Corpl), John Rolf (illegible), Wm. Tate (farrier), Randal Robinson, Drury Bass, Willis Span, James Span, John Marrfield,  Thomas Barnes, James Barnes, James Buxton, James Doyall, Mancill Powell, John Banks, Illegible Waddle Listed in Casualties Column, James Doyall, Willis Span. (Department 1775-1783) (Webb 2006)

Frederick Goings, 1776 South Carolina Land Bounty stimming Revolutionary War Claims.

Isom Goings, 1776 South Carolina military land bounty stimming from Revolutionary War.

William Dotson

Maj. John Bolling

William “Billy” Ogle

Submitted by Alex, Gabe Gabehart, Susan Carpenter, Betty Calhoun, Joe Davis, Cyndie Goins Hoelscher, Howard Goins, Alvie Walts, Stacy R. Webb, Patricia Hinkle Coburn, Elizabeth (Libby) Bunch Smiddy, Redbone Chronicles, Vol 1 Issue 1, 2016 by Backintyme Publishing.