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for The State Vol. 20 Issue 16, Sept 1952
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At eight o'clock, on 17 March 1862, Confederate forces sent the blockade runner, Nashville from the protection of the ramparts at Fort Macon. Carrying 8,000 British Enfield Rifles, Confederate soldiers outran Union ships and headed south to deliver the much needed weapons.
Mrs. Evelyn Bayne Ward, of East Flat Rock, is 107 years old, and she is quite possibly the oldest living person in North Carolina. Mrs. Ward was born in 1845 and is one of eight children born to Alexander and Sarah Bayne.
A North Carolinian offers information regarding traditional Tar Heel cuisine. A correspondent of the Associated Press, McKnight's article was published in a London magazine, Wine and Food.
Native North Carolinian, Corporal Jerry K. Crump, was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor for actions during the Korean War. Crump shot at least 17 Korean soldiers in defense of American lines and saved four fallen soldiers, dragging them from the field, into his fox hole for protection. When the enemy threw a grenade into Crump's fox hole, Crump rolled on the grenade, shielding the wounded soldiers he previously saved.