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  In 1870 Captain Robert Sevier with a group of frontier patriots called The Overmountain men struck a blow for American independence on the Carolina frontier. He left his home in Tennessee, and although successful in his mission, sadly never returned. His ghost has been sighted many times on a particular stretch of highway in Avery County. During the fighting at King's Mountain, Robert took a musket ball to the kidney. A field doctor told him he would recover,
    and the ball could be removed if he would rest. Stubbornly Robert refused to remain behind and instead though he was barely able mounted his horse and
set out for home with his nephew James Sevier.

After about nine days of travel, the two reached the banks of the Toe River in what is now Mitchell County. There Robert fell very ill from an infection and died. James buried him on site under a large Oak tree. Local folks swear that he walks along US 19E in Avery County not far from the place where he died. Pedestrians walking along this road sense and hear someone following them, but when they

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