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for The State Vol. 26 Issue 20, March 1959
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The Fayetteville Independent Light Infantry was organized in 1793 and has been celebrated every year since. It is the oldest military infantry in the South and the second oldest to be organized in the country.
Cumberland County has been in the mainstream of military, commercial, and political events for 225 years. It is the home of Fort Bragg and boasts the furthest inland port. It has also received the largest concentration of Scotch Highland settlers ever to migrate in such a short time to America. The author provides an anecdotal history of the area and its overall importance to North Carolina.