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for The State Vol. 10 Issue 38, Feb 1943
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Holder describes the invasion of the Moravian territory on the northwest corner of the Wachovian tract, by the British forces who were in pursuit of General Nathanael Greene. British soldiers spent two days in the vicinity of Bethania.
He not only had a successful administration as Governor, but Robert Brodnax Glenn was a great orator, an outstanding lawyer, and a magnetic leader who wielded a powerful influence over the promotion of prohibition.
During World War I, eighteen German sailors who were prisoners of war died of typhoid fever in a United States government hospital in Asheville. On November 10, 1932, a massive granite boulder was dedicated to their memory in Riverside Cemetery. Over 4,000 people attended, including the German ambassador who delivered remarks. It is the only memorial in this country erected by the American people to the German soldier dead of World War I.
Robards recounts how the town of Sanford in Lee County came into being and how it developed into an industrial center.