Justice William Gaston of the N.C. Supreme Court, who decided in 1834 that the sentence for a slave named Will should be reduced to manslaughter after killing a white overseer in self-defense.
Justice William Gaston of the N.C. Supreme Court, who decided in 1834 that the sentence for a slave named Will should be reduced to manslaughter after killing a white overseer in self-defense. N.C. Archives
Justice William Gaston of the N.C. Supreme Court, who decided in 1834 that the sentence for a slave named Will should be reduced to manslaughter after killing a white overseer in self-defense. N.C. Archives

Slave who killed white overseer in 1834 honored with NC marker

June 08, 2017 2:56 PM

More Videos

  • I held off the zombie apocalypse – Granville Haunt Farm’s paintball thrill

    For the second installment in this year’s haunted house tour, we dare the darkness at Granville Haunt Farm outside Oxford, where the frightening creatures get payback.