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The North Carolina Civil War History Center The Civil War and its Aftermath – The Most Transformative Period in North Carolina’s History. “ Our State’s story needs room to breathe because it extends beyond those four years of war and because it cannot be neatly wrapped in Confederate gray.

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Posted: (3 days ago) The North Carolina Civil War History Center The Civil War and its Aftermath – The Most Transformative Period in North Carolina’s History. “ Our State’s story needs room to breathe because it extends beyond those four years of war and because it cannot be neatly wrapped in Confederate gray.

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Salisbury Prison: North Carolina's Andersonville - NC ...

Posted: (7 days ago) AUTHOR: Joel R. Stegall The American Civil War has been called a lot of things, but two descriptions are rather inventive: The Late Unpleasantness;[1] and, An Objective History of the War of Northern Aggression.[2] Whatever label one may apply to that American tragedy of 1861-65, a largely unknown part was played by a Confederate POW …

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Civil War Hospitals and Freedmen's Bureau Hospitals in ...

Posted: (4 days ago) AUTHOR: Dr. Phoebe Ann Pollitt, RN (Excerpted from Dr. Pollitt’s book African American Hospitals in North Carolina: 39 Institutional Histories, 1880-1967 [pp. 9-12, McFarland Books, 2017]) Civil War Hospitals in North Carolina At the outbreak of the Civil War, in the spring of 1861, no trained nurses or general hospitals and few physicians existed in …

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Peter Jones' eyewitness account of Sherman's March through ...

Posted: (25 days ago) SUBMITTED BY: Steve Campbell Hagwood AUTHOR: Peter Jones, 1848-1943 “The day the Yankees came into this county was the first day of March in ’65. Me and some of the neighbor’s boys had run away from home. We were too young to join the army, and that day we went nearly to Mt. Croghan. We …

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The Murder of Joel Holcombe, Home Guard Officer - NC Civil ...

Posted: (14 days ago) The Murder of Joel Holcombe, Home Guard Officer. by Ryan Phillips | Apr 10, 2016 | Confederate affiliation, Madison. The Murder of Joel Holcombe by Joe Shelton In August of 1865, Joe Shelton and two other men rode to the home of Joel Holcombe in Madison County, North Carolina and shot him while he was working outside. Then, it is claimed ...

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Wilkes Archives - NC Civil War History Center of Fayetteville

Posted: (19 days ago) The North Carolina Civil War & Reconstruction History Center is not something we just dreamed up last year and decided to build. In fact, we have held numerous public hearings and meetings with public officials, etc. Click the links below to download a list of the public hearings, as well as a …

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New Hanover Archives - NC Civil War History Center of ...

Posted: (19 days ago) The North Carolina Civil War & Reconstruction History Center is not something we just dreamed up last year and decided to build. In fact, we have held numerous public hearings and meetings with public officials, etc. Click the links below to download a list of the public hearings, as well as a …

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The Man Who Was Hanged for Treason - NC Civil War History ...

Posted: (24 days ago) AUTHOR: Donna J. Hart On February 10, 1864, William Hardy Daugherty was one of 13 men hanged in Kinston, North Carolina, having been convicted of treason against the Confederacy. Watching the executions were their wives, neighbors, friends, and even former comrades in arms. The hangings were carried out quickly and largely at the behest of …

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Western NC Confederates: The Laughter Family of Henderson ...

Posted: (15 days ago) SUBMITTED BY: Jack Travis The Laughter family of Henderson County, NC provided the Confederacy with nine men, two brothers and seven cousins, to fight for Southern independence. They were all farmers. Many of the cousins were in their teens and enlisted together in Ransom’s Brigade, the 25th Reg. NC, Co. A, Edney’s Grays in Hendersonville, …

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Little known facts on Tar Heel Confederate soldiers in ...

Posted: (4 days ago) SUBMITTED BY: Tom Fagart True to the Tar Heel Confederate Solider Motto: “First, Farthest, Foremost, and Last” Board Member Friends of Elmira Civil War Prison Camp, Elmira, NY. www.elmiraprisoncamp.com, Member Friends of Fort Fisher, Kure Beach, NC, www.friendssoffortfisher.com., and Member Sons of Confederate Veterans – Capt. Jonas Cook Camp #888, Mt. Pleasant, NC The Union …

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