Goodwin, Albert (d. 1916)

Killed in Mexico
Soldier’s Mother at Calhoun Received Report of Death

Calhoun, Ky., May 10. – Mary L. Goodwin, colored, Sunday received a telegram from army headquarters at Columbus, New Mexico, which announced the death of her son in an engagement with Villistas.  The telegram says: “Regret to inform you that private Albert Goodwin.  Company G. 24th infantry, was shot and killed at Dublan, Mexico, at 12:45pm, May 4.  Particulars by mail.”  Signed, Haslted, captain.

Young Goodwin has been in the army for about six years.  He belonged to a respectable negro family of this place.

Source: Hopkinsville Kentuckian. (Hopkinsville, Ky.), 11 May 1916. Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers. Lib. of Congress. <>

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