In a publication put together by the J.E.B. Stuart Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy, you can get a first-hand account of what it was like in Fayetteville during the War Between the States.
The field trip is being set up for October 6th. Lt. Commander David Vinson will be individually contacting the members with the details, and it will be discussed at our regular meeting on August 28th.
Our regular monthly meeting is Tuesday, August 28th at 7 p.m. at the Stedman Community Building. Ken Bell recently visited the Battlefield at Shiloh, TN and will be presenting a program on the Battle that took place there. Come out and support Ken in his presentation. In our business meeting we will be discussing our October 6th field trip to Charleston, Camp Dues, and the evolution of the website and the Confederate Soldiers Project.
News of Genreral Sherman and the Union Troops looting and burning led many Southerners to bury their valuables. It was no different in Sampson County, where they buried the courthouse records. The Sampson Independent has an interesting article that describes this event.