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B. F. Nance

2nd Class Baker (Navy); of Cumberland County; son of J. W. and Mrs. M. A. Nance. Entered service July 2, 1916, at Fayetteville, N.C. Sent to St. Helena, Va., transferred to U. S. S. Arkansas. Made two trips overseas. Mustered out at San Francisco, Cal., June 27, 1920.

Slave Narrative of Benjamin Russell

Interviewer: W. W. Dixon Person Interviewed: Benjamin Russell Location: South Carolina Age: 88 Ex-Slave 88 Years “I was born fourteen miles north of Chester, S.C. the property of Mrs. Rebecca Nance. After eighty-eight years, I have a vivid recollection of her sympathy and the ideal relations she maintained with her slaves. “My father was just …

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