Cousin Cap didn't die in the San Francisco Earthquake, contrary to family legend. I had already disproven that, but I still wondered about him. Was he hiding a few more secrets? He absolutely was.
John Williamson wasn't the type to wait around and hope. On a cold winter night in 1870, he took action and helped, and he paid with his life. And had it not been for a single spelling alteration, I might never have found him at all.
Faced with tough choices as the Civil War raged just outside his front door, Everett Baugh persevered...and he stayed. But why? Why, indeed.