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Re: FPOC Community: Ten Mile Creek, Louisiana
In Response To: Re: FPOC Community: Ten Mile Creek, Louisiana ()
Relatives of the Perkins and Groves families that were involved in "The Rawhide Fight" in 1851 were involved in a famous court case in Johnson County, Tennessee, in 1858. In Louisiana they were called "Redbones" and in Tennessee called "Portuguese" [see the Perkins family history].
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