Art and others,
Other information on the PILES family can be found in the local newspapers of the day. People of Color were more often than not identified. It was from this source that we know Nelson was assistant to one of the leading caterers of the day and that he grew and supplied celery to the town, also that his home was broken into by a group returning from a toiur of duty during the CW
though he was not hurt, they did great damage to his home.