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Leonidas Polk, who was born in Raleigh, had the unusual distinction of being a Bishop in the Episcopal Church and a General in the Confederate Army at the same time.
This Bible was stolen from the Presbyterian Church in Wilmington during the closing days of the Civil War. It was kept in possession of a Union soldier for 63 years until it was finally returned.
The Confederate Civil War prison at Salisbury wasn't exactly a striking demonstration of southern hospitality; disease, death and disorder all had their day.
The Avery brothers from Burke County, were Confederate colonels, all of whom were killed in action and gave their name to Avery County.