Warren County, North Carolina: Douglas Williams (1889-1918), WWI Veteran, Afton

Contemporary news accounts of the wartime activities and untimely death of young Douglas Williams, Jr., of Warrenton, Warren County, North Carolina, Douglas Williams, Jr., is regarded as the first African American casualty in World War I from Warren County.


Douglas Williams, Jr. (1889-1918), of Warren County, North Carolina. Photo: Nadia K. Orton, March 29, 2019. All rights reserved.