About the Author
Fallon Nicole Green is an Author and is Managing Partner of African American Genealogy with Fallon Green a South Carolina-based family run, small press genealogical publishing company that specializes in producing study companions and reference tools geared towards African American Family History Researchers. Fallon Green has over ten years experience doing Family History Research and is the online administrator of the The Gullah Diaspora Project, a site for those requesting help searching Gullah Genealogies. This is a website dedicated to uniting all Gullah Descendants Worldwide by providing free guidance on family history research as well as by transcribing and indexing state and local records that are specific to the History of the Sea Islands and the cultural preservation of the American Story of the Gullahs. She is the Founding Member of the 2nd SC Chapter of the Sons and Daughters of the United States Colored Troops and is the online administrator of its flagship initiative, the previously mentioned, soon to be launched Gullah Diaspora Project 2012. Fallon Green currently works for the Foundation for the National Archives in Downtown Washington, DC and is an active member of several civic, research and volunteer groups within the city. She is a Fourth Generation Descendant of Civil War Soldier Private Shedrick Manego, Company E of the 34th Regiment of the United States Colored Troops. Who fought in and participated in such engagements as The Battle of Honey Hill, The Combahee Ferry Raid and the Battle of Olustee. A Beaufort, SC contemporary of Robert Smalls, Shedrick Manigo himself would go on to "Preach the Pulpit" following the Civil War and would build the church that still stands today and serves his home community, Second Gethsemane Baptist Church.