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for The State Vol. 30 Issue 21, Mar 1963
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Sergeant John Thomas Rhodes was eighteen when he enlisted as one of the 179 Guilford Grays. A Confederate division deployed to fight in the Seven Day's Battle at Harper's Ferry, Sharpsburg, Fredericksburg, Gettysburg, Bristow Station, and Spotsylvania, the Guilford Grays also witnessed General Lee's forced surrender at Appomattox. Rhodes survived all of the aforementioned battles and lived a full life after the Civil War.
Qualified in Odom, located in Halifax County, for distribution throughout the state prison system, German police dogs are being trained to serve as canine guards. Seventy five dogs have already made it through the program, trained by Haywood Boles and William Cox. Initiated by Major Logan, the program is set to move to Sanford and become part of the regular curriculum in the N.C. Prison Department Custody Training School.