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February 18, 2014 3:51 PM

Two men – one white, one black – look for clues to their shared history in Mecklenburg County’s Civil War slave era

Part 2 of a three-part series: After a year of research and long talks, Jimmie Lee Kirkpatrick and De Kirkpatrick have glimpsed Mecklenburg County before the Civil War, when more than a third of the population was enslaved.

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