Monthly Archives: November 2017

Kate Lassiter, World War II Army Special Services, and how Social Media helped solve a question

Kate Lassiter (1906-2006) was a great granddaughter of Miles Lassiter, of Randolph County, North Carolina (Williams, 2011). Among Kate Lassiter’s pictures was one of her in uniform. She was Kate Lassiter Trent at that time. She had told me that … Continue reading

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Silas Lightfoot (1844-1884), Company A, 2nd Regiment Infantry, United States Colored Troops

Silas Lightfoot was born on 25 December 1844, in Southampton, Virginia. He was my 2nd great uncle by marriage, being married to Harriet Jacobs, sister of my great grandmother, Sallie Jacobs Farnell. On 23 June 1863, he enlisted in Company … Continue reading

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