The Sawyer Family of Tyrrell County

AUTHOR:  Kim West-Devlin Samuel Sawyer and his brother Charles were in the 32nd North Carolina regiment under Pettigrew. My line is Samuel. He and his brothers’ names are on the Confederate monument in Columbia. Charles was taken prisoner and put in Elmira...

Prusha’s Story – A Slave Memory

AUTHOR:  Barbara Krebs [This is in response to a] post of June 13 on the Tyrrell County Genealogy page [on Facebook] asking for Civil War era stories. The following is from a story that my grandmother used to tell me in my childhood during the 1960s, one which I...

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