Friday, November 09, 2012


It must have been a long walk for the Tar Heel soldiers. An unknown North Carolina soldier wrote: "Blow Gabriel blow! My God, let him blow; I am ready to die!"

According to Nine and Wilson's The Appomattox Paroles, there were 4,871 Tar Heel soldiers paroled at Appomattox.

It must have been a long walk....

I took this photo in September 2006.

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