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August 1, 1918

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A deserter in Polk County, TN is taken to Camp Oglethorpe  under armed guard. He registered with the local board, but did not respond to the induction note. The county votes Republican in its local elections.

Source: "Johnson Lea Arrested as a Deserter," Polk County News, Benton, Tennessee, August 1, 1918. Page 1, Column 3. 

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