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Something You May Not Have Known: The legend of Peter Carnes



Peter Carnes is an Augusta enigma. We know where he is buried, and we know a bit about his life, but we really know little else.

Nothing gets historians into a kerfuffle more than trying to explain away what they do not know and can’t prove, and the story of Peter Carnes is a prime example.


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  1. great article on a mysterious Augusta man…and today’s Indian Queen tavern…that building is intriguing too…originally it was The Gun Shop by then owner Augustan Joe Sheehan who is a champion shot gunner at Pintuckey near Ft Gordon.

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