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12 results for North Carolina Historical Review Vol. 36 Issue 2, April 1959
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This article looks at the efforts made by medical practitioners in Burke County to combat disease during the antebellum period. Particular attention is given to practitioners of the healing arts, their various professional qualifications, the diseases they encountered, their economic status, and their relationship to the people that they served.
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20769
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This article looks at the life of Francois X. Martin and his writing of \"The History of North Carolina, From the Earliest Period.\" Biographical information on his early years, details of his writing of \"The History of North Carolina,\" as well as analysis of the quality of his writing, the text's content and historical value, and Martin's style are included.
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20768
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This article provides a history of the Outer Banks during the period of the Revolutionary War with a particular focus on Ocracoke Island and Ocracoke Inlet. Progressing chronologically, the author details troop positions, defenses, and naval maneuvers made on the barrier islands during the war years.
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20791
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This article examines the office of the army chaplain in the Confederate Army and the efforts of different protestant denominations to both preach to and service the spiritual needs of soldiers as well as to encourage their preachers to serve as chaplains. Information on the establishment of the office of chaplain in the Confederate army is included, as well as trends within and details of the occupied office.
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20792
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This is a reprint of letters written by the fist superintendent of the North Carolina common Schools Calvin H. Wiley while he was in Knoxville, Tennessee serving as the Superintendent of the American Bible Society for Middle and East Tennessee. An introduction and running narrative from the author, Wiley's daughter, provides context for the letters as well as some biographical information on Wiley.
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20793
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This article examines the establishment and early operation of the North Carolina Institute of Education, the first organization of teachers and educators dedicated to sharing knowledge on the subject of education and seeking to improve the condition of common schools and other literary institutions in the state.
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20794
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This article seeks to pick up where J.G. deRoulhac Hamilton's January 1927 article, \"The Preservation of North Carolina History,\" left off by updating the record on developments in the field of history and historical activities in the state.
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20795
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This article looks at the planning of the Civil War Centennial Committee of the North Carolina Literary and Historical Association for the centennial commemoration of the American Civil War.
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20796
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This is an article looks at the history of \"Tweetsie,\" a railroad that connected Johnson City, Tennessee to Boone, North Carolina. Information on the author's research and writing on \"Tweetsie\" as well as the author's feelings on the importance of \"Tweetsie\" are provided.
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20811
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This is a reprint of letters written by Union Sargent Edward Nicholas Boots, 101st Pennsylvania Regiment, while posted in New Bern and Plymouth, North Carolina as well as one letter from prison at Andersonville, Georgia in 1863 and 1864. The author's introduction provides biographical information on Boots, as well as details of his war and combat experience and on his imprisonment and eventual death at Andersonville.
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20809
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This article provides an introduction to the history of universal education in North Carolina between 1900 and 1933. Information on the school consolidation movement as well as the contributions of Governor Charles B. Aycock to the development of state education is included.
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20810
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This is the transcript of a speech delivered by President Harry S. Truman in the Raleigh Memorial Auditorium on December 5, 1958 on the life, character, political career, and presidency of Andrew Johnson.
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