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for The State Vol. 10 Issue 10, Aug 1942
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Currituck County in northeastern North Carolina is a fertile land bordering the Albemarle Sound and the Atlantic Ocean. It is a fine truck farming section of the State and is ideal for hunting ducks, fishing, and muskrat trapping.
Lawrence takes a brief look at three Majors from Burke County. Alphonso C. Avery who served on the staff of his brother-in-law General Daniel Harvey Hill during the Civil War, and then later a Judge of the Superior Court and the NC Supreme Court; Samuel McD. Tate served in the 26th NC Regiment and later served in the General Assembly and as the NC Treasurer; and James W. Wilson who saw action in battle during the Civil War. Wilson was chief engineer on the railroad building project through the mountains and later the first Railroad Commission chairman.