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“When blacks disobeyed orders, in contrast [to whites], they were punished severely. In July 1918, B company of the 328th Labor Battalion downed tools after cutting wood for several days without rations in the Pisgah National Forest of North Carolina. Two white officers, with one gun and 18 bullets, faced 300 disgruntled draftees. “Excuses were […]

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– Secesh quote machine Catherine Ann Devereux Edmondston rips into her family for clinging to “the old striped rag.” — Auction house expects “rag” that flew above Fort Fisher to fetch 25 G’s. — Ah, to be a  black vulture in Pisgah National Forest.

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