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A Slave Graveyard

In Military History
When I heard about the new Shire book, The Slave Trade, it got me thinking about a family connection to slavery. I grew up in upstate South Carolina on the 300 acre family farm, the remnant of my great-great grandfather’s plantation. It had been worked by slaves until the end of the Civil War in 1865. My great-grandfather had left it to live in the city and practice law. He even sold the place, but the buyers defaulted in the Great Depression.Continue Reading

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