Episode 6-5. The Shooting of Sheriff Merrill
Episode 6-5. The Shooting of Sheriff Merrill & the first shot of the Civil War in North Carolina.
It was Election day May 13th, 1861 in a Small North Carolina Mountain town. There is a disturbance in the street. A pistol shot, then a pursuit of the shooter. A young boy is shot and Sheriff Ranson Merrill is killed. Who did it and why?
Was this the first shot of the American Civil War in North Carolina? Many questions, but are there answers? Listen and find out.
Episode 6-5. On line 7-17-2021 @ 7:00 PM US EST.