Grandpa Charlie: Part II

Grandpa Charlie: Part II
(Click here to first read Part I) Grandpa Charlie   After resting for six months to recover from starvation in the prisoner-of-war camp in Elmira, NY, and the 400-mile walk home from there, 22-year-old Charlie reenlisted with the Confederacy for the last months of the war. In 1937, 73 years later, Charlie 95...
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Grandpa Charlie: Part I

Grandpa Charlie: Part I
  Charlie E. McCray My husband, Dave, has Confederate roots.  Since we've been married I've heard his grandfather, Brooks, tell (and repeat) many stories about the McCray family and  what Brooks describes as "a lineage that's pretty hard to beat!" Of all the ancestors in all the stories he's told (and...
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