Each month, The Kentucky
Explorer magazine receives literally scores of letters from
our faithful readers. Among those letters we often find queries,
ranging from requests for words to songs and poems to trying
to locate former classmates and military buddies of long ago.
Here are a few queries from
Wants Info. On
Edgar Paul Bowman
The Kentucky Explorer is the best magazine out there. I enjoy
it and often turn to the magazine for help.
I have an uncle who served in the U. S. Army during the early
1950s. I don't know every much about his service, as he never
talked about it. I would truly like to know much more.
I am searching for any veteran who knew my uncle and served with
him. As I said, I don't know much.
My uncle was Edgar Paul Bowman, and in April 1952 he was attached
to Company "F" 502nd Airborne Regiment, 101st Airborne
Division, Camp Breckinridge Kentucky. He later served in Korea.
This is all the information I know about him.
I would like to hear from any veteran who knew and served with
Keep up the excellent work for Kentuckians.
Roger D. Bowman
401 Latimer Heights
Danville, KY 40422
Words To Song Wanted
I was wondering if anyone has the words to a song I heard Roy
Acuff sing on the Grand Ole Opry back in the 1940s entitled "I
Called And Nobody Answered."
Anna L. Cathers
4307 Rose Lane #3
Mt. Vernon, IL 62864
Seeking Lancaster Relatives
I am the great-granddaughter of Benjamin and Rosa Barnett Lan-caster.
They had 10 children all born from 1870 to 1889: S. J. (Stonewall
Jackson), Albert Mason, David Allen, James Barnett, Ben Franklin,
William Robert, Lou Ella, Thomas Troupe, Susan Mary, and Howard
Herbert. The children were all born and reared in the Versailles,
Woodford County, Kentucky, area.
Please contact me with any information about this family.
Dottie Lancaster Hashizumi
Who Is C. L. S.?
Does anyone know the identity of C. L. S. This is the person
who wrote about the last years of Daniel Boone's life?
Any help would be appreciated.
I am looking to obtain information about Townsend Mountain or
If possible I would like to obtain a copy of the book Townsend
Mountain written by Claude Everett Bush.
I have been researching my family history of James Townsend for
some time now and would appreciate any information available.