North Carolina

Confederate Home Guardsmen kill 2 men for resisting Confederacy

March 3, 1865 Robeson County, North Carolina Allen and William Lowry (sometimes spelled Lowrie) are murdered by the Confederate Home Guard The Lowrys were suspected by Home Guard leader Robert McKenzie to have stolen some of the latter's plantation animals, stockpiling illegal weapons, helping other Lumbees (a native tribe in North Carolina) from impressed service… Continue reading Confederate Home Guardsmen kill 2 men for resisting Confederacy

Graves · Ireland · Religion

Investigation team announces the discovery of a “significant” number of human child remains at non-operational home for unwed mothers

March 3, 2017 Tuam, Ireland The Mother and Baby Homes Commission of Investigation announces a “significant” amount of human remains had been found at the Mother and Baby Home, a closed home for unwed mothers and their children The Catholic-run Mother and Baby Home operated between 1925 and 1961, taking in unwed mothers and their… Continue reading Investigation team announces the discovery of a “significant” number of human child remains at non-operational home for unwed mothers