The Giraffe / Robert E. Lee

AUTHOR:  JC Knowles; edited and vetted by Cheri Todd Molter and Hallie Smith One of the most successful vessels to run the blockade off the coast of North Carolina during the American Civil War was the Giraffe, later called the Robert E. Lee, owned by the Confederate...

William Turner Faircloth

SUBMITTED BY:  JC Knowles; vetted and edited by Cheri Todd Molter WILLIAM TURNER FAIRCLOTH was born on January 8, 1829 in Edgecombe County, North Carolina. Faircloth graduated at the top of his class at Wake Forest College in 1854. He studied law under Richmond...

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