James Bryant Riggs was born Dec. 29, 1839 in Swansboro, NC. He was the son of Noah F. Riggs and Ruthy Meadows. 1850 Census, White Oak, Onslow County, North Carolina In ...
Mark 16 1 And when the sabbath was past, Mary Magdalene, and Mary the mother of James, and Salome, bought spices, so that they might go and anoint him. 2 And very early on the first day of the week they went to the tomb when the sun had risen. 3 And they were saying […]
One of the stories my grandfather told was that Edward H. (Nash) Phillips wanted to be buried in the National Cemetery in New Bern, North Carolina. He was buried in the family cemetery outside of Pollucksville for some unknown reason. Edward appears in the burial register for the New Bern National Cemetery with a line through his name. […]
Operation AB – Katyn: The Destruction of the Polish Elite: In the woods out of Rudzki Most near Tuchola, in October and November 1939, the Germans shot more than 300 Poles in a number of mass executions. In the photo, Fr. Piotr Sosnowski, the parish priest at Bysław and dean of the Tuchola deanery, shot on 27 […]
Confederate Memorial at Arlington National Cemetery
Willie Outlaw ordered these headstones in 1934 Hughes Cemetery
1st North Carolina Union Volunteers Last, First Com. Birthplace Where Enlisted Date Enlisted Remarks Boyce, Martin E Chowan County Byrums, NC 18 Aug 4, 1862 Mustered out with regiment on Jun 27, 1865 at New Bern, NC Copeland, Robert B. E Chowan County Byrums, NC 33 Aug 4, 1862 Mustered out with regiment on […]