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Ben Casey, 3rd NC Heavy Artillery

AUTHOR:  William Smith My Great-Grandfather, Ben Casey, served in the 3rd NC Heavy Artillery during the Civil War. He was from Indian Springs, NC in Wayne County. He enlisted in 1862 and was stationed at Southport, NC where he served as a boatman – one of a crew...

Parrot Nathan Hill

AUTHOR:  Linda Lancaster Harmon Parrot Hill was a member of a local militia called Griswold’s Company and he was a private in the 66th NC regiment Company I. He was captured in March of 1865 perhaps at Bentonville where he shows up as a prisoner of war. No other...

Looking Backwards, by F. L. Castex, Sr.

SUBMITTED BY:  John McKinnon (The original copy was written in 1934 when Papa, Mr. F. L. Castex, Sr., was 82 years old. His birthday was February 14, 1852: therefore his recollections of the Civil War were of a child nine to thirteen years old.) I have been asked a...

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