Thursday, September 26, 2002

"During the Civil War, his sympathies were apparently with the Union. In Marcus L. Penland's
pension file for Cherokee Removal, there is an affidavit by Isaac Boyles which states: 'I
remember that I interceded for old Uncle William Ray, who was here (Asheville, NC) under
arrest, and got him off.' " I did no such thing, damned geneaologists.


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