Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.
for North Carolina--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Peace movements
Currently viewing results 1 - 1
During the Civil War an opposition group to the fighting developed in North Carolina. Called the Heroes of America and headquartered to the west of Raleigh in nine counties, the group was a highly secret society that did everything possible to undermine the efforts of the Confederacy to win independence. One of the more vocal leaders of the Peace Movement was William Woods Holden, the editor of the NORTH CAROLINA STANDARD.