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An oral history of assumed desertion

AUTHOR:  Amelia R. Phillips (edited by Cheri Todd Molter) My great-great-great-grandfather was William “Wesley” Wakester [also spelled Wacaster in records]. I was a small child when the following story was recited to me: Wesley was musically inclined, so...

Moses S. Stroup, 1839-1910

Submitted by:  Sid Stroupe & Mike Stroupe; Written and vetted by: Cheri Todd Molter On June 5, 1861, Moses S. Stroup was a twenty-one-year-old farmer living in Marion, McDowell County, North Carolina, who decided to enlist in the same county he was living in. He...

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