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    • Colonel Doz Packett

    • Fort Bragg Military Installation (N.C.)
    • Colonel Doz Packett, commander of 229th Aviation, Fort Bragg, NC, visitng Sunny Point, NC. Military Ocean Terminal Sunny Point in Southport is the largest ammunition port in the nation. It is the Army's primary east coast deep-water port, run by...
    • U.S. Army Reserve Training Center, Wilmington, NC (2)

    • Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina, reservists, Naval Reserves, Greenfield Lake,
    • A group of Army soldiers look on as a group of civilians are seated waiting for a program to begin in the parking lot beside the building. Flag is flying at full mast. Two military cars are in the foreground, one has "U.S. Army 1 E 9785 for...
    • Marshall E. Allen

    • United States. Army; Columbus County (N.C.)
    • Photograph of Marshall E. Allen in his army uniform. Marshall E. Allen (1942-1987) was born in Columbus County, NC. He refueled helicopters in Vietnam during his army service.
    • Major William Arthur Snow

    • United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. Wilmington District; Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway; Veterans of World War I of the U.S.A.
    • Military photograph of Major William Arthur Snow in uniform. William Arthur Snow (1894-1940) was born in New York and was a graduate of the United States Military Academy and M.I.T. A decorated veteran of World War I, he served with the 2nd...
    • Evelyn MacDonald

    • United States. Army. Women's Army Corps.; Wilmington National Cemetery (Wilmington, N.C.)
    • Photograph of Evelyn MacDonald on the phone, probably at her business. Mrs. Evelyn Orrell MacDonald (1895-1966) was one of the leading members of the Business and Professional Women's Club in Wilmington, NC, and ran her own business, MacDonald...
    • U.S. Army Reserve Training Center, Wilmington, NC (1)

    • Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina, military, reservists, Navy, Greenfield Lake, servicemen
    • The front of the U.S. Army Reserve training center on West Lake Shore DR. Two unidentified men, one soldier and one civilian, standing by the flag pole with the flag at full mast. Now known as the Adrian B. Rhodes Armed Forces Reserve Center, 2144...
    • William Edgar Perdew

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    • Newspaper clipping of photograph. William (Bill) Edgar Perdew (1919-2013) was born in Wilmington, NC, and was a lifelong resident. He was married to Margaret (Peggy) Moore in 1962. During World War II, he servied in the U.S. Army Air Corps and...
    • Mary Armstrong Humphrey

    • United States. Army; Pender County (N.C.)
    • Photograph of Mary Armstrong Humphrey used in her newspaper memorial. Mary Armstrong Humphrey (1921-1997) was born in Pender County, NC. She was a child care worker for many years. She also served in the U.S. Army during World War II.
    • Dr. George Koseruba

    • Koseruba family, physicians, Pediatricians
    • Dr. George M. Koseruba was the son of a Russian couple who immigrated to Canada. He attended Southern California's Loma Linda University where he earned his M.D. He came to Wilmington in 1939 and served his internship and first year residency at...
    • Joseph Gardner Swift

    • Swift, Joseph Gardner, 1783-1865
    • Portrait of Joseph Gardner Swift in the U.S. Army. Joseph Gardner Swift (1783-1865) was the first graduate of the West Point Military Academy in 1802. In 1804 he was at Ft. Johnston in Smithville, NC (Southport) to develop a plan of defense for...
    • Tandy P. Carter

    • Police; African American--History
    • Tandy P. Carter, guest speaker at the Black History Month Commemorative program at the 597th Army Transportation Terminal in Southport, NC. Tandy P. Carter (1954- ) was the Deputy Chief of Police in Wilmington from 1998 to 2003. He served in the...
    • Reenactors at Bentonville, Battleground

    • Four Oaks, Johnston County, North Carolina, Civil War, War Between the States, Union Army, uniforms, historic sites, reenactments
    • North Carolina's largest Civil War re-enactment at Bentonville: In costume Chuck Clark with snare drum, Brent Boss carrying Confederate flag, Aaron Ritter wearing Army hat and an unidentifed man carrying a rifle with bayonet attached, marching by a...
    • Gene Motley

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    • Gene Motley serving as guest speaker at the Sunny Point Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration, 597th U.S. Army Transportation Terminal Southport, NC. Gene Motley was the Sports Director at WWAY-TV3 in Wilmington, NC. He worked at the station...
    • Price-Leiner House

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    • Neoclassical Revival style house built for Willie Ann Wood Price (1857-1931), widow of William P. Price (1853-1904). Purchased in 1919 by Ludwig Leiner (1862-1951); and wife, Katie Stuart Burriss (1880-1970). A native of Bavaria, he served in the...
    • David Jones

    • Jones, David L.; Mayors
    • David Jones, Mayor of Wilmington, at the 597th U. S. Army Transportation Terminal, Southport, NC (Possible Maritime Day celebration). David L. Jones (1935- ) is a small business owner and well-respected community leader. He was the Mayor of...
    • U.S. Army Landing Craft

    • New Hanover County, North Carolina, ships, Cape Fear River, soldiers, WW II, military
    • Left to right, CW2 Robert Blomerth, CW1 Victor Schoenhals and Sargent Richard Stephenson perform routine maintenance as they spend time on a U.S. Army landing craft The Brandywine, which docked in Wilmington for a time while on the way back to its...
    • Salvation Army Building

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    • The Wilmington chapter of the Salvation Army was organized in 1887. After operating in various locations, this Mediterranean style building was the first to be constructed for the organization at a cost of $30,000. The cornerstone was laid April...

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