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He died far from home

Posted on July 20, 2017 at 12:37 pm

In 1850, 13-year old Columbus Skelton was living with his patents, Larkin and Catherine, and his four siblings, in Page County, Virginia. Larkin was a laborer with a total worth of $100, a life of poverty. A decade later, Columbus was a hired hand on the prosperous farm...
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