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. <http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn86069395/1916-05-11/ed-1/seq-8/>