Honor our Veterans
The following is a collection of stories and photographs honoring members of the Catawba tribe who have served in the armed forces of the United States. We hope to expand this page in the near future. If you have information or photographs you would like to share about a friend or relative who is a Catawba Veteran, or if you would like to share your own experiences in the armed forces, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
|Alvin Ballard, WWII veteran of the
U.S. Army, XXI Infantry. Grandson of Lillie Susan Harris
Ballard. He passed away Oct. 26, 2000 at the age of 84.
To view photographs of Alvin Ballard in service to his country, simply click on the photograph to the left. The image (.jpg) file for these photographs can be downloaded by clicking on the photograph, and then saving the resulting frame. However, please do not reproduce these photographs without permission from the webmaster or the family members.
|Viola (Garcia) Schneider, WWII veteran. Daughter of Abbie Ellen (Patterson) Garcia. She passed away October 15, 2004. See the
eulogy presented at her graveside service.
To view the full-size photograph of Viola Garcia in service to her country in 1943, simply click on the photograph to the left. The image (.jpg) file for this photograph can be downloaded by clicking on the photograph, and then saving the resulting frame. However, please do not reproduce this photograph without permission from the webmaster
|Plaque displayed at Sage Memorial
Nursing College showing the names of their graduates who served in the United
States armed forces during World War II. All are Native American Women. Viola
Garcia and Doris Canty are Catawba cousins from Sanford, Colorado.
(To view or download the full-size image of the plaque, click on the reduced image shown on the left. If you are unable to download the image file by right-clicking on the image, then download and run the self-extracting sage_mem.exe file.)
|Robert Marsh of the Pamunkey Tribe fought in the American Revolution. Article from the collection of Wayne Head. Source unknown.|