Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

6/7/2007

Fort Bragg lands hold hidden history

The longleaf pine forests on Fort Bragg where soldiers prepare for battle conceal more than the Army’s training secrets.

Pieces of North Carolina’s history are hidden there, too.

Dirt piles cover chimneys that once blew smoke from Scottish settlers’ homes. The bones of Civil War soldiers — Confederate and Union — lie in mass graves beneath wire grass fields. Pointed stones fashioned by Native Americans have been found from as far back as 12,000 B.C. for more click here

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