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The Forgotten Legacy
     

The Forgotten Legacy

by Willie Cooper
 
Born during the period when chattel slavery was an acceptable practice in their native state, they undoubtedly knew about the horrors of that evil system. Thoughts of Mr. Cooper's ancestors reminded him how his father used to talk about his other grandfather, George Reid, who fought in the War of the Rebellion/Civil War (1861-1865). Mr. Cooper's wife, Lynda, found a

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Born during the period when chattel slavery was an acceptable practice in their native state, they undoubtedly knew about the horrors of that evil system. Thoughts of Mr. Cooper's ancestors reminded him how his father used to talk about his other grandfather, George Reid, who fought in the War of the Rebellion/Civil War (1861-1865). Mr. Cooper's wife, Lynda, found a biographical sketch of George Reid on the Internet. It certified that he was a freedom fighter, having served as a private in the 36th Regiment of the U.S. Colored Infantry from 1863 to 1866). See appendix A, pg.1
The 36th regiment, originally named the 2nd North Carolina Colored Volunteers, led by Brigadier General Edward Wild, participated in "pacification incursions" in 1863 in northeastern North Carolina. This military invasion freed over
3,000 slaves and many soldiers freed

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780984501830
Publisher:
Mr. Willie Cooper
Publication date:
02/20/2011
Pages:
104
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.25(d)
Age Range:
13 Years

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