From NKAA, Notable Kentucky African Americans Database (main entry)

WWI African American Soldiers from Lexington, KY

(start date: 1917  -  end date: 1919) 

The names the African American men in Lexington, KY, who enlisted in the military during WWI, can be found in v.4 of the title History of Fayette County, Kentucky. In the World War, 1917-1919. By the Kentucky Council of Defense. There are 852 pages/sheets in v.4 that contains the enlisted man's name, Army serial number, residence, enlistment location and date, and additional information.

The title History of Fayette County, Kentucky. In the World War, 1917-1919. is available full-text online at the Lexington Public Library, Kentucky Room Digital Archive. Contact the library for additional information about the title.

Information in this entry was provided by Yvonne Giles.

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NKAA Source: History of Fayette County, Kentucky, in the World War, 1917-1919

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“WWI African American Soldiers from Lexington, KY,” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed July 20, 2024, https://nkaa.uky.edu/nkaa/items/show/300004948.

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