Category Archives: Civil War/War Between the States

How Hill (x 2), Stilley, and Cox Captured a Steamer

July 5, 1883 (The Commonwealth, a newspaper of Scotland Neck, NC, 1st page) A Brave Act How Four Confederate Soldiers Captured a Steamer. Col. R.W. Wharton, of this county, relates the following incident of the late war, which he says … Continue reading

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“Our Fallen Heroes” by Rev. R.W. Todd, published May 31, 1883

May 31, 1883 (The Commonwealth, a newspaper of Scotland Neck, NC, 1st page) Our Fallen Heroes. By the Rev. R.W. Todd. Hail! busy freemen of Columbia’s soil: Halt on your ceaseless march—rest from your toil For one brief day, and … Continue reading

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