About Jacob Lanier, Pvt.
Pvt. Jacob Lanier was executed for desertion along with his brother, Elkana. Please Google "Apples and Green Corn" [http://www.ncgenweb.us/catawba/military/Civil%20War/lanier.htm] to read of the tragedy of two men who were unjustly tried and convicted. He is also the brother of William and Joseph, CSA soldiers who gave their lives.