Civil Rights

Maryland Sons of Confederates Veterans officers say Civil War not about slavery

LTC John P. Zebelean III (ret.) posing next to the grave of relative Private Matthew J. Ham, 2nd Regiment, North Carolina Junior Reserves (1861-1865). The plot is located on his family’s former property in Wayne County, NC. Zebelean’s ancestors and five of their slaves are buried here. Photo Courtesy LTC John P. Zebelean III.