Jan 3, 2019
The Cannonball House and the Story of Cora Lundy, the slave, who lived there and the Hero Sons that she raised. One Wild Southern Ride takes you into the life of the Cannonball House and the discovery of a Black family that surpassed the circumstances of their day to arrive as true American Heroes. Cora was once featured in the research of Henry Louis Gates, Jr in his series, "Tracing Your Roots:" Three of Cora's sons served in World War II. One of them was distinguished with a medal of honor for his bravery during the War. Orderlyforlee interviews Archivist, Wayne Dobson of the Cannonball House in Macon Georgia to uncover the lives of the Black people who lived there. Cora born between the year of 1850-1853 died on December 14, 1921 in Macon, GA. For over 40 years, Cora worked in the Cannonball House. Judge Asa Holt built the home in 1853.. During the Battle of Dunlap's Hill in 1864, a cannonball landed in the parlor of the home and thus the name of the home.
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Book: Robert E. Lee's Orderly A Modern Black Man's Confederate Journey Published October 2015 (Foreword by Historian, Dr. Otis W. Pickett, PH.D)
Extended Edition: Published August 2018 (Foreword by James Meredith, Author and one of the last living Civil Rights Icons)
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