Twenty four deaths from Spanish Flu at Camp Jackson, SC are reported. The Sheriff of Walhalla county, SC (Columbia) is instructed by the SC health office to ensure all places of public gathering are kept closed. The Keowee Courier editor is himself critically ill sick with Spanish Flu.
Source: “24 Deaths at Jackson,” Keowee Courier, Pickens Court House, South Carolina, October 9, 1918. Page 1, Column 6.