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Simbar: Freed Slave, Witness to WWII By Jack Robinson, GySgt., USMC, Retired
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(E-Book) This is a story about a young slave being freed by Union Army soldiers in southeastern, North Carolina during the Civil War in the spring of 1863. Events within the story are based, in part,... More > by official reports, compiled into one singular fictional scenario, that took place in this particular region of the United States during the war. Please note: 100% of profits will go directly to pay for the increasing debts of work through Resurrection Mission--Protecting endangered cemeteries and rediscovering our "forgotten" military Veterans.< Less
Simbar: Freed Slave; Witness to WWII By Jack Robinson
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(Paperback version) This is a story about a young slave being freed by Union Army soldiers in southeastern, North Carolina during the Civil War in the spring of 1863. Events within the story are... More > based, in part, by official reports, compiled into one singular fictional scenario, that took place in this particular region of the United States during the war. Please note: 100% of profits from this book or, any other book written by Jack Robinson sold through Lulu Press, goes directly to Resurrection Mission debts-- http://www.resurrection-mission.co< Less
Captain Otway Burns And His Ship Snap Dragon By Jack Robinson, Gysgt., USMC, retired
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(E-Book) Please note: 100% of profits from the sale of this book,or any book written by Jack Robinson, goes directly to: Resurrection Mission--Protecting endangered cemeteries and rediscovering our... More > "forgotten" military Veterans.~~~~~~~~~~~~Captain Otway Burns and his ship Snap Dragon explores the legends, facts, and misguided information of Captain Otway Burns. As a native son of southeastern North Carolina he was a merchant sea Captain, highly successful War of 1812 Privateer, noted businessman, and an inventive ship builder. Later in life Burns was a strong state legislator, but like most of his life, his service to his state and country was controversial. Using fragments of information, along with long forgotten documents, compiled with material gained from located direct descendents, this book attempts to capture a more accurate description of Captain Burns' adventurous life. If you enjoy stories of Tall Ship Naval battles or, intrigued with local legends, this book is for you.< Less
Petteway Family of Onslow County, North Carolina By Jack Robinson, GySgt., U.S.M.C., retired
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The African American Petteway family have been contributing to the local communities since being freed as Slaves from the Caucasian Petteway family of Onslow County, North Carolina. George... More > Washington Petteway, Freed Slave, established a joint effort between the local African American and Caucasian citizen to build a much needed school and church for the Black community. Many of George Washington Petteway's direct decedents served within the American military in future wars and conflicts. Other family members, to this day, serve with distinction within their communities. The history and heritage of the African American Petteway family is strong and respected. The Edney Chapel school house is the only remaining all African American left still standing within Onslow County, North Carolina. The original church was destroyed in the early 60s after a Hurricane fell a large tree. The church was rebuilt by Dalton Odell Petteway, Grandson of George Washington, and is currently a vital House of Warship.< Less
Brick Mill Cemetery By Jack Robinson, GySgt., USMC, retired
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Brick Mill Cemetery is the largest all African American "Community" cemetery within Onslow County, North Carolina. Established ca. 1900 it has been in continued use for the final resting... More > place for many of the citizens of the Dreadnaught and surrounding areas. This book identifies, as best as possible due to lack of official records, the people laid to rest with the Brick Mill Cemetery. Many were Former Slaves as well as military veterans.< Less
Captain Otway Burns And His Ship Snap Dragon By Jack Robinson, Gysgt., USMC, retired
Paperback: $16.91
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(2 Ratings)
(Paper Back) Please note: 100% of profits from the sale of this book,or any book written by Jack Robinson, goes directly to: Resurrection Mission--Protecting endangered cemeteries and rediscovering... More > our "forgotten" military Veterans.~~~~~~~~~~~~Captain Otway Burns and his ship Snap Dragon explores the legends, facts, and misguided information of Captain Otway Burns. As a native son of southeastern North Carolina he was a merchant sea Captain, highly successful War of 1812 Privateer, noted businessman, and an inventive ship builder. Later in life Burns was a strong state legislator, but like most of his life, his service to his state and country was controversial. Using fragments of information, along with long forgotten documents, compiled with material gained from located direct descendents, this book attempts to capture a more accurate description of Captain Burns' adventurous life. If you enjoy stories of Tall Ship Naval battles or, intrigued with local legends, this book is for you.< Less