“The Civil War Home Front”
The Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) has published a new Civil War map guide for Appalachia that includes Shields-Ethridge Farm. The guide was developed to observe the 150th commemoration of the America Civil War.
Visit the Visit Appalachia website for more information.
“When James Shields died in April 1863, wife Charity received four horses, a mule, 17 hogs, three cotton bales, 70 bushels of corn, a single lots of sheep, cattle, and beans. His tow sins got the 80-acre farm.”