[caption id="attachment_67127" align="aligncenter" width="600"]<img src="https:\/\/pocahontastimes.com\/wp-content\/uploads\/sites\/25\/2020\/05\/Preserving.jpg" alt="" width="600" height="110" class="size-full wp-image-67127" \/> Pocahontas County Selectees \u2013 April 29, 1942[\/caption]\r\n\r\n149 selectees from Pocahontas County \u201canswered the call\u201d and reported for Roll Call on April 29, 1942. They pose here on the lawn of the Courthouse for one last photo before marching down Court Street to board the troop train at the Marlinton Railroad Depot. This was the largest group to assemble for transportation to an examining station for examination and induction into the Armed Services during World War II. The photograph was taken by Cal Gay. The Preserving Pocahontas World War II \u201cBoys in Service\u201d Project has identified the following: Claude Alfred Stimeling, Jr., Julian Creetus Sharp, Paul Skaggs, Lloyd J. Woods and Steward G. Woods. Courtesy of Otis Galford, ID: PHP000607\r\n\r\nAccess the \u201cPreserving Pocahontas\u201d Digital Library at www.pocahontaspreservation.org or www.preservingpocahontas.org If you have historical records or photographs to be scanned for the county Historical Archive contact Preservation Officer B. J. Gudmundsson at 304-799-3989 or email email@example.com Prints of photographs are available.