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History of the 2nd NC Regiment, Company B

"By Matt. Manly, Captain Company D. "COMPANY B—Wilson County—John Howard, Captain; Lieutenants: John C. Gorman, Calvin Barnes, Orrin Williams, William Howard, Robert E. Calder, Garry Fulghum, B. J. Barnes, L. B. Boyette, W. G. Ferrell. "Captain Howard was mortally wounded at Sharpsburg, September 17, and died October 4, 1862. "Calvin Barnes was appointed to the … Continue reading History of the 2nd NC Regiment, Company B

Study reveals “extraordinary” DNA of people in Scotland

The DNA of people living in Scotland has "extraordinary" and "unexpected" diversity, according to a new study. The Scotland's DNA project, led by Edinburgh University's Dr Jim Wilson, has tested almost 1,000 Scots in the last four months to determine the genetic roots of people in the country. The project discovered four new male lineages, … Continue reading Study reveals “extraordinary” DNA of people in Scotland

History of the 55th NC Regiment

"The Fifty-fifth North Carolina Regiment was organized at Camp Mangum, near Raleigh, in the early part of 1862. The companies composing the regiment were: COMPANY A—From Wilson County—William J. Bullock, Captain. COMPANY B—From Wilkes County—Abner S. Calloway, Captain. COMPANY C—From Cleveland County—Silas D. Randall, Captain. COMPANY E—From Pitt County—James T. Whitehead, Captain. COMPANY F—From Cleveland, … Continue reading History of the 55th NC Regiment

Church faithful celebrate 150 years

St. John marks major milestone Sunday Annie Ward of St. John AME Zion Church cleans the dust off framed photographs and newspaper clippings that chronicle the church's 150 years of history in Wilson. DREW C. WILSON | TIMES Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 9:10 pm By Olivia Neeley olivia@wilsontimes.com | 252-265-7879 This weekend marks 150 … Continue reading Church faithful celebrate 150 years