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This article provides biographical information and anecdotal stories about George Edmund Badger, the thirteenth Secretary of the US Navy and a North Carolina native. It also touches upon his ten years of service in the US Senate, where his knowledge of naval matters was highly sought and listened to.
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22469
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This article explores the history of the historic home and property Ingleside, located in Wake County, North Carolina. Originally the home of Revolutionary War veteran Colonel John Ingles, Ingleside eventually became home to North Carolina Governor Charles Manly and his son John H. Manly before the Civil War. During the Civil War, Union troops occupied the property and a Union officer buried $20,000 in coin that has never been found. After the war, the property was divided and passed through a number of different owners.
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The Spratt burying-ground in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina is one of the oldest burying places in the state. Many of the inscriptions on tombstones found in the graveyard pre-date the American Revolution.
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