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HEADQUARTERS, 28TH BATTALION, El Dorado.

Major:
  Frank W. Loyles.
Captain and Supply Officer:
  Alfred William Pennell.
 

No activities reported.

COMPANY "A," 28TH BATTALION, El Dorado.

Captain:
  William C. Ribb.

Sergeant:
  Thurlow, Ralph G.

Corporals:
  Fagan, Edward.
  McCreight, Harvey E.
  Perryman, Josephus Bane.

Privates:
  Albertson, John.
  Baker, Lee.
  Beers, Clarence S.
  Bennett, Walter.

Privates-Continued.
  Coolman, Everett.
  Davis, Pearl.
  Delano, Charles E.
  Delano, Frank.
  Eckstein, William.
  Ewing, William I.
  Franklin, Mack F.
  Frazier, Emil B.
  Freeman, Albert.
  Fry, Harold C.
  Goodwin, Howard.
  Hamilton, Ross.
  Harris, Jesse E.
  Hobert, William.
  Huddlerton, Wissis G.
  James, Owen.
Privates-Concluded.
  Knightlinger, Harold.
  Leathers, Forest W.
  Manion, Lee.
  Martin, Charles S.
  Miller, Henry O.
  Mitchell, Jesse E.
  Miller. Jacob B.
  McKanna, Clarence A.
  Perryman, Paul.
  Rogers, William.
  Sanders, Bynum L.
  Smith, Forest W.
  Stroup, John.
  White, St. Elmo.
  Wikoff, Marvel.
LOSSES.
Captain:
  Frank W. Loyles,
    discharged.
First Lieutenants:
  Byron C. Cox,
    discharged.
  Floyd F. Fuller,
    discharged.
Second Lieutenant:
  Ralph Rhodes, deserted.

Private:
  McCoy, Wayne, deserted.

ACTIVITIES.

Company A was called out on December 10, 1917, as the home guard to assist thesheriff to quell a riot caused by the girls telephone strike; also, on April 5, 1918, to assist the officials of the city of El Dorado to quell riot, caused by the roughs of the city; August 1 to 6, 1918, the unit was on duty in anticipation of trouble by the rough element of the city; August 31, 1918, called out to assist the city officials to quell a riot ; February 15, 1918, called out to assist the city officials with the rough element; September 5, 1918, called out assist the city authorities quell a riot.

Turned out on every occasion to escort the drafted men to trains on their being called to the United States service, and assisted in all Liberty loans. Helped guard the United States army train that toured the country in the interest of the Liberty loan.

COMPANY "B," 28TH BATTALION, Douglass.

Captain:
  Charles A. Alger.

First Lieutenant:
  J. L. Walker.

Second Lieutenant:
  Fred E. Jones.

Quartermaster Sergeant:
  Pratt, E. J.

Sergeants:
  Blackwell, Virgil.
  Darter, J. O.
  Guyot, Paul R.

Corporals:
  Carr, Ed.
  Douglass, Clayton.
  Greenland, R. L.
  Guyot, Walter.
  Scott, Ira O.

Musicians:
  Gaskins, Walter.
  Seal, Homer.
  Wyncoop, C. G.

Artificer:
  McCreery, James,

Privates:
  Adams, John,
  Andree, St. Clair.
  Bare, Floyd.
  Bare, Paul.
  Berger, Herbert.
  Bledsoe, O. W.
  Brooks, Arthur.
  Clay, Bill.
  Cobb, Cecil J.
  Cook, James R.
  Diller, C. O.
  Durham, James G.
  Duryea, H. B.

Privates-Concluded.
  Elder, Barton.
  Essex, John.
  Farnsworth, O. A.
  Garrison, Guy.
  Goley, Carl.
  Jones, Frank.
  Jones, Robert.
  Jones, Walter.
  Lewis, George L.
  Martin, Omer.
  McMahan, Jamie.
  Olmstead, Joe E.
  Purselly, C. F.
  Reecer, Frank.
  Scott, Arthur W.
  Scott, Clare S.
  Sutton, Lloyd A.
  Timis, Robert.
  Valentine, Edgar.
  Watkins, Arthur.
  Willis, Jack.
LOSSES.
First Lieutenant:
  Joseph Guyot,
    discharged.

First Sergeant:
  Lamb, John E.,
    discharged.

Quartermaster Sergeant:
  Harrigan, Patrick,
    discharged.

Sergeant:
  Waggoner, Charles,
    discharged.

Corporals:
  Harrigan, John;
    discharged.

Corporals-Concluded.
  Olmstead, Delos,
    discharged.
  Rader, Henry J.,
    discharged.

Cooks:
  Harrigan, Jim P.,
    discharged.
  Prassnell, F. H.,
    discharged.

Privates:
  Burger, John, discharged.
  Coughlin, Clinton E.,
    discharged.
  Holcomb, Noel,
    discharged.

Privates-Concluded.
  Holmes, Samuel O.,
    discharged.
  Lewis, Alvin D.,
    discharged.
  Martin, Paris E.,
    discharged.
  McMillan, Lester V.,
    discharged.
  Rollins, Elmer L.,
    discharged.
  Scott, John H.,
    discharged.
  Smith, Floyd E.,
    discharged.
  Walk, John C.,
    discharged.

ACTIVITIES.

Company B assisted at the funerals of several deceased soldiers; attended two battalion drills, and participated in a public meeting.

COMPANY "C," 28TH BATTALION, Potwin.

Captain:
  Robert M. Poe.

First Lieutenant:
  Jesse F. Thompson.

Second Lieutenant:
  Ralph S. Wilson.

First Sergeant:
  Thompson, David C.

Quartermaster Sergeant:
  Harper, Millard A.

Sergeants:
  Ariz, Pete E.
  Eccles, Henry W.
  Smith, Albert E.
  Watkins, Fred S.

Corporals:
  Adams, Raymond E.
  Dewitt, James O.
  Penner, Arthur.
  Poe, William F.
  Smith, Kenneth H.
  Watson, Clarence.

Musicians:
  Raleigh, Joseph.
  Marshall, Ryland M.

Mechanic:
  Poe, Milo C.

Privates:
  Adams, Joseph A.
  Ball, George W.
  Bowyer, Arthur L.
  Burton, John D.
  Clawson, Daniel W.
  Edwards, John D.
  Farni, Christian H.
  Ferrier, Leona rd L.
  Ford, Eddie C.
  Foulk, George A.
  Foulk, John C.
  Foulk, Robert W.
  Geer, George.
  Hall, Verne R.
  Hall, Zernie H.
  Harper, Raymond R.
  Harvey, Theodore E.
  Heuston, Oren S.
  Higdon, Arthur Philip.
  Higdon, James H.
  Hosman, Erliss R.
  Jacobs, Homer H
  Kennedy, Paul V.
  Kimberlin, John L.
  Kimberlin, Leonard J.
  Kimberlin, Orland J.
  King, Melvin.
  Laird, Charles E
  Laird, Edwin A.
  Laird, John W.
  Lamb, Miles D.

Privates-Concluded.
  Lintner, Oscar B.
  Lyon, George P.
  Mertz, Albert L.
  Moody, Charles E.
  Moore, Claude E.
  Newbury, George.
  Palmer, Otto H.
  Petty, William J.
  Powers, William T.
  Rice, Floyd J.
  Poe, Cecil H.
  Russell, Elzy S.
  Schmidt, Edward.
  Shockley, John H.
  Shunk, Roscoe S.
  Smith, Floyd C.
  Smith, George W.
  Smith, James E.
  Smith, Otto V.
  Smith, Pearl G.
  Snorf, Milton C.
  Snyder, Frank M.
  Stahlman, David C.
  Tomlinson, Clarence J.
  Vandeventer, Vernie.
  Watkins, Arthur P.
  Watkins, John F.
  Watkins, Joseph W.
  Watkins, Rodger W.
  Whitmore, George O.
  Whitmore, Roy W.
  Whiteside, Willie E.
  Wilson, Clarence A.
LOSSES.
Sergeant:   Poe, James S., discharged.

Privates:
  Bowyer, Frank O.,
    discharged.

Privates-Continued.
  Dean, Harry M.,
    discharged.
  Patterson, Guy J.,
    discharged.
  Perriman, Reuben T.,
    discharged.
Privates-Concluded.
  Slocum, Jerry C.,
    discharged.
  Scrivner, Roy A.,
    discharged.
  Watson, John S.,
  discharged.

ACTIVITIES.

Company C assisted the Grand Army of the Republic in the services on Memorial Day. May 30, 1918. Participated in Liberty loan and Red Cross campaigns.

The organization made special survey of Potwin oil field and Potwin refinery to prevent fires. Our activities were handicapped on account of the lack of arms and equipment. Participated in guard of honor to Governor Capper and Adjutant General Huffman at El Dorado. Participated in battalion drill with Augusta and Douglass companies at Augusta.

COMPANY "D," 28TH BATTALION, Augusta.

Captain:
  Rodney M. Schell.
No muster-out roll furnished.

Transcribed from History and Roster of the Kansas State Guard, August 6, 1917, to November 11, 1919, printed by Kansas State Printing Plant, B. P. Walker, State Printer, Topeka. 1925. 10-4436 Kansas State Guard footer


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