Thursday, January 31, 2013

Tale of N.C. sheriff shot 150 years ago

The death of Haywood County Sheriff John Phillip Noland — a murder story set against the backdrop of the American Civil War — sounds as if it belongs in the pages of Charles Frazier’s "Cold Mountain." Noland was ambushed and gunned down on a remote mountain pass while chasing down men who deserted or evaded the war effort. • Article

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