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The (Burial) Plot Thickens: Bailey’s Bluff

Early in September 1882 William John Bailey sat looking out the window of a passenger coach on a train leaving Tennessee. Bailey was leaving his home state, leaving his family, leaving the farm where he had been born in 1860 … Continue reading

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