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The William Sawyer House at the South Mills Battlefield

The following information is from several discussions during 1976-1983 with John Halstead Wilkins Sawyer, son of Edmond M. Sawyer and his second wife, Josephine ...

Peter Dewey Burgess June 6, 2016

The cave man and the Confederates

Jeff Brady, my great-great-grandfather, was a farmer near High Falls in Moore County at the outbreak of the Civil War. He lived there with his wife, Mary ...

David Carter June 6, 2016

Kinsman Died In a D.C. Prison

My first cousin, five generations removed, was a man by the name of Granville Simpson Holt...

Jack Anderson February 3, 2016

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