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The Great Black Jockeys
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27 August 2013

THEY WERE THE new people, the Americans, thousands of them streaming along the dusty roads toward the strange set of parallel lines on the grassy southern Virginia plain above the bright and furious Roanoke River. It would be judged the biggest crowd of Americans ever gathered before the Revolution or for nearly fifty years afterward. They came down from Petersburg, seventy miles north, across the cornfields and tobacco plantations, and they came up from the river port of Halifax, North Carolina, twenty miles south....

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Bradford and Branch Families of Halifax County, North Carolina
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27 August 2013

Created and presented by Jeff E. Dickens to the Bradford-Branch Family Gathering at St. John’s Episcopal Church, Tallahassee, Florida, March 24, 2012. This presentation begins with the families of Colonel John Branch and Colonel John Bradford in colonial Halifax County, North Carolina and follows the historical events and people of Halifax and Enfield through the death of Governor John Branch in Enfield in the year of 1863.

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