Thomas' Legion: The 69th North Carolina Regiment

Thomas' Legion, also known as Thomas' Legion of Indians and Highlanders, was the largest single military unit raised in North Carolina during the American Civil War (1861-1865).The legion consisted of infantry, cavalry, artillery, an Indian battalion, and it fired the Last Shot of the Civil War east of the Mississippi.

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The Love Family of North Carolina: History and Genealogy

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Thomas' Legion: The 69th North Carolina Regiment

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Thomas' Legion, also known as Thomas' Legion of Indians and Highlanders, was the largest single military unit raised in North Carolina during the American Civil War (1861-1865).The legion consisted of infantry, cavalry, artillery, an Indian battalion, and it fired the Last Shot of the Civil War east of the Mississippi.

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History of Cherokee County, North Carolina

Posted: (0 seconds ago) While the history of Cherokee County North Carolina is often overlooked by neighboring Eastern Band of Cherokee Indian Nation, or Eastern Cherokee Reservation, Harrah’s Casino on the reservation, with its immense opportunities in gaming employment and high stakes gambling, is a short drive to other major industries offering a variety of jobs and professional careers, including Cherokee ...

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Prehistoric Native American History

Posted: (0 seconds ago) The history books most Americans were (and still are) raised on describe the continents before Columbus as a vast, underused territory, sparsely populated by primitives whose cultures would inevitably bow before the advanced technologies of the Europeans. For decades, though, among the archaeologists, anthropologists, paleolinguists, and others ...

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Posted: (0 seconds ago) Recommended Reading: The Cherokee Nation: A History. Description: Conley's book, "The Cherokee Nation: A History" is an eminently readable, concise but thoughtful account of the Cherokee people from prehistoric times to the present day. The book is formatted in such a way as to make it an ideal text for high school and college classes.

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Twentieth-Century North Carolina History Timeline

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Recommended Viewing: The History Channel Presents The Presidents (A&E) (360 minutes). Review: THE PRESIDENTS is an unprecedented eight-part survey of the personal lives and legacies of the remarkable men who have presided over the Oval Office. From George Washington to ...

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East Tennessee Civil War History

Posted: (0 seconds ago) East Tennessee is the name applied to approximately the eastern third of the state of Tennessee.Unlike the names bestowed to regions or portions of many U.S. states, the term East Tennessee can be precisely defined. It is the portion of the state located within the Eastern Time Zone and four counties in the Central Time Zone, namely Bledsoe, Cumberland, Marion, and Sequatchie counties.

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Virginia Civil War History Map Virginia Civil War Battles

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Institutional History of Virginia in the Seventeenth Century: An Inquiry into the Religious, Moral, Educational, Legal, Military, and Political Condition of the People, Based on Original and Contemporaneous Records (1910); Freeman, Douglas Southall; George Washington: A Biography Volume: 1–7.

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South Carolina Civil War History Battles South Carolina Map

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Charleston Harbor was also the site of the first successful submarine attack in history on February 17, 1864, when the H.L. Hunley made a daring night attack on the USS Housatonic. Although the Hunley survived the attack, she foundered and sank while returning from her mission, thus ending the threat to the Union blockade.

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Hillbilly, What is a Hillbilly, Hillbilly Definition Origin

Posted: (0 seconds ago) History of the Hillbilly The origins of the term "hillbilly" are obscure. According to Anthony Harkins in Hillbilly: A Cultural History of an American Icon, the term first appeared in print in a 1900 New York Journal article, with the definition: "a Hill-Billie is a free and untrammeled white citizen of Alabama, who lives in the hills, has no means to speak of, dresses as he can, talks as he ...

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West Virginia Civil War History Battles West Virginia Map

Posted: (0 seconds ago) West Virginia is one of two U.S. states formed during the American Civil War (1861–1865), along with Nevada, and is the only state to form by seceding from a Confederate state.It was originally part of the British Virginia Colony (1607–1776) and the western part of the state of Virginia (1776–1863), whose population became sharply divided over the issue of secession from the Union and in ...

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Texas Revolution History Texas War of Independence Mexico

Posted: (0 seconds ago) The Texas Revolution, commonly referred to as the Texas War of Independence, was the military conflict between the government of Mexico and Texas colonists that began October 2, 1835, and resulted in the establishment of the Republic of Texas after the final battle on April 21, 1836.

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Posted: (0 seconds ago) Recommended Reading: Encyclopedia of North Carolina (Hardcover) (1328 pages) (The University of North Carolina Press), Description: The History of North Carolina! The first single-volume reference to the events, institutions, and cultural forces that have defined the state, the Encyclopedia of North Carolina is a landmark publication that will serve those who love and live in North Carolina ...

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Battle of Washington, North Carolina: Civil War

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Introduction: The Battle of Washington, aka Siege of Washington, took place from March 30 to April 20, 1863, in Beaufort County, North Carolina, as part of Confederate Lt. Gen. James Longstreet's Tidewater operations during the American Civil War (1861-1865). Although the Southerners would fail in its attempt to dislodge the Federals in Washington during 1863, it would succeed in April of 1864 ...

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Posted: (0 seconds ago) The history and roster of Coleman's Battalion have been incorporated into the history and roster of the 39th Regiment.] The information contained in the following roster of the company was compiled principally from company muster rolls for February 1 through April 30, 1862, and November 1862 through October 1863.

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Posted: (0 seconds ago) The Territory of Oklahoma existed for a brief seventeen years, yet its rapid expansion and development made its history unique. After the initial land run into the Unassigned Lands on April 22, 1889, the number of settlers exceeded the requirements for creating a territorial government, but the area's citizens waited for a year before the U.S. Congress took action.

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Tennessee Civil War History Battles Tennessee Civil War Map

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Tennessee was admitted to the Union as the 16th U.S. state on June 1, 1796. Tennessee is bordered by Kentucky and Virginia to the north, North Carolina to the east, Georgia, Alabama, and Mississippi to the south, and Arkansas and Missouri to the west.

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Reconstruction Timeline, Reconstruction Era Timeline

Posted: (0 seconds ago) About the Author: Eric Foner, DeWitt Clinton Professor of American History at Columbia University, is the author of numerous works on American history, including Free Soil, Free Labor, Free Men: The Ideology of the Republican Party Before the Civil War; Tom Paine and Revolutionary America; and The Story of American Freedom. He has served as ...

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62nd North Carolina Infantry Regiment

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Review: The Civil War - A Film by Ken Burns is the most successful public-television miniseries in American history. The 11-hour Civil War didn't just captivate a nation, reteaching to us our history in narrative terms; it actually also invented a new film language taken from its creator.

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