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Monday, July 9, 2018

Pvt. Douglas Lumpkins: Houston, TX 1917 Riot Camp Logan Series

Douglas Lumpkins was born 17 Oct 1898 in Creswood, KY to Charles William Lumpkins (1867-1927) and Katie Prather (1866-1944).

He enlisted into the Army, 24th Inf 3rd Bat Company K in April 1917.



Inmate #12267 Leavenworth
Rec: 1917
Crime: Mutiny & Murder
Term: Life
Reduced to 10 years

His clemency papers are at link below.



He contracted tuberculosis and was transferred to hospital on 28 May 1923. He died 4 Sep 1923 in Denver, CO


This breaks my heart. 




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