…And They Are Ours

The foreword of this week’s collection item states “The itinerary of the powder train recounted in this story follows the actual route and dates of the 1913 Centennial Wagon Trip which “Carried Powder to Perry”. Most of the incidents included are based on actual happenings along the journey.” The book concludes with the famous passage … More …And They Are Ours

Remembering World War I: Russians Defend the City of Bucharest in Furious Battle This Week, 1916

The April 4th, 1919 Evening Journal newspaper announcement of the death of Delaware soldier Thomas Davis, of the 59th Pioneer Infantry, is provided here. Davis was killed by a landmine and left behind a wife and small child. The service record of Polish American Joseph Komorowski is also provided along with numerous headlines and local … More Remembering World War I: Russians Defend the City of Bucharest in Furious Battle This Week, 1916