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Lewis Redmond - Appalachian Outlaw

“Major” Lewis Redmond’s chapter in Appalachian history is significant. Born in 1854 Redmond rose from obscure moonshiner to folk hero. From 1870 until his capture in 1884, Redmond and his men evaded capture time and again while running a bootleg operation from their hideout in Dark Corners, a no man’s land where the borders of Western North Carolina, upper state South Carolina, and North Georgia met. 1,557 more words

People Of The Past

Bootlegger Coffee Company - Just good coffee...

Bootlegging is defined as research in which motivated individuals secretly organize the innovation process. And here I thought it was selling illegal alcohol (per US history of course). 399 more words

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