MONTGOMERY COUNTY WAR RECORDS
World War I Soldier
Dr. Charles Frost Pickering
First Lieutenant Charles F. Pickering of the Dental Reserve Corps reported for active duty at Camp Gettysburg on the grounds of the Gettysburg National Park in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, on June 30, 1917. He served primarily in Limoges, France, as a member of Base Hospital 13, which was headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. On March 28, 1919, Captain Charles F. Pickering was honorably discharged from the United States Army from Camp Merritt, New Jersey.
For articles on Dr. Pickering's service, see:
Weathersby, Robert W. II. "Dr. Charles Pickering Does His 'Bit' for World War I," Middle Tennessee Journal of Genealogy & History, Vol XXII, No. 1, Summer, 2008, pp. 3-9. and
Weathersby, Robert W. II. "Dr. Charles Pickering Does His 'Bit' for World War I," Middle Tennessee Journal of Genealogy & History, Vol. XXII, No. 2, Fall, 2008, pp. 75-82.
Dr. Pickering was a lifetime resident of Clarksville and could trace his ancestry in Middle Tennessee to the 1820s.
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Robert W. Weathersby, II
Professor Emeritus of English
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Dalton State College