The following pages are from "A Call to Arms," a book compiled by Sue Wilkinson and posted with her permission on this website. It contains the stories and listings of Van Zandt County and surrounding counties for draftees during World War I, "The War to End All Wars." This volume was compiled and transcribed from original sources from the Canton Herald, the Grand Saline Sun and the Wills Point Chronicle. This book is still available for purchase. For information contact Sue Wilkinson. We thank her very much for her generousity in allowing the society to post this book in its entirety on this site.
Index of "A Call to Arms"
Draft Order Instructions
List of Men Subject to Draft in Van Zandt County Towns
Surrounding County Towns, Men Subject to Draft
Mabank, Kaufman Co.
Garden Valley, Smith Co.
Murchison, Henderson Co.
Chandler, Smith Co.
Eustace, Henderson Co.
Athens, Henderson Co.
Quinlan, Hunt Co.
Prairieville, Kaufman Co.
Mineola, Wood Co.
County Newspaper Reports of Deaths, Injuries & Other Stories
June 8, 1917-December 5, 1917
February 15, 1918-April 27, 1918
May 1, 1918-August 28, 1918
September 8, 1918-October 30, 1918
November 5, 1918-December 25, 1918
January 3, 1919-February 10, 1919
List of the Honored Dead
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