John Aiken of Caney Fork, Jackson County, NC

AUTHOR:  Dan Johnson   JOHN H. AlKEN, son of THOMAS (1825-ca 1900) and REBECCA (HOXIT) AlKEN (1831-1912)1 was born January 8, 1855 in Cherryfield, Henderson Co., NC, the fifth of what would be eight children. His father left the family sometime between 1860 and 1870....

Captured at Deep Creek

Asaph Wilson Sherrill of Jackson County was a private in Thomas’ Legion. He was captured by Union soldiers at the Battle of Deep Creek. He was taken to Knoxville, Tennessee, then to Nashville, and finally, to a prison camp in Delaware. He died of dysentery and was...
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