By Kevin McKinley
Guest Writer 

Solomon K. McCall of Mt. Pleasant at Shiloh


August 13, 2020

Courtesy Photo

The War Between the States proved a dividing line in American history, one which is still being crossed, drawn and re-crossed even today. Whereas many would seek to view that era through a modern lens, those who fought for their state, and the South, take a different view.

One such different view might have been found in Private S.K. McCall of Monroe County, Alabama. McCall was born in Bainbridge, Georgia on May 29, 1841. He ended up in Monroe County where he joined Company D, of the 3rd Alabama Cavalry Regiment on November 28, 1861. This regiment was comprised of Monroe County men and boys...

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