Leave It Be

AUTHOR:  Dean Rathbone I always wondered why everyone lowered their voices when they spoke of Will Rathbone, and whispered about what he did during that “bad ole war.” I’d try to get closer so that I could hear, but Granny would gently push me away...

Alson Gordon: The Persistent Soldier

SUBMITTED BY:  Phyllis Gordon Womble In June 1861, Alson Gordon of Haywood county left his wife and three children behind to join Company F of the 25th NC Infantry Regiment: a company that enlisted three of my other ancestors on the same day. Gordon’s time in the 25th...

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