Just a Little History: Phyllis, 13, a Slave

Wake Forest Gazette

On Jan. 3, 1863, L. Miller of Lenoir County sold “one slave, a girl (negro), named Phyllis, and age about thirteen years” to Dr. Leroy Chappell, a Granville county native who had recently left Kinston, where he practiced medicine, and moved to Forestville to get away from the Federal blockade. Mi… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story