Monthly Archives: February 2015

The Church at Shiloh — “. . .to know the place for the first time”

Having encouraged my Cartwright cousins to join me in “going up to Shiloh” the week before Memorial Day, I thought I might mention that I hope to arrange for the church to be open during our brief visit as part … Continue reading

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Questions of the Week — February 8

THE QUESTION OF THE WEEK (February 8, 2015): In what ways has race played a role in your experience as  a member of the Cartwright extended family?  The population of Scott County has never had a lot of African-Americans, but … Continue reading

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What Eliza Encountered in Scott County — “The Waldron War”

We know very little about what Eliza Hope Dane Cartwright and her children experienced while living in Carroll County, GA between the end of the Civil War (April 1865) and their move to Arkansas (January 1872).  The very fact that … Continue reading

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