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The Cherry Mountain Fiasco

  There are two sides to every story. This version is presented courtesy of The Shotwell Papers, a three volume set of books published in 1931 by the NC Historical Commission. Six years after the civil war, in the midst…

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Whiteside Company

When war broke the colonial peace in 1775 the area we know as Golden Valley became known as Whitesides Company. This was due to an outstanding local militia captain William Whiteside. "During the Revolution, Whiteside was appointed Captain of a…

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