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20857
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This biographical essay looks at the life of historical figure and founder of the city of Rochester, NY, Nathaniel Rochester with an emphasis on the early years of his life spent in North Carolina.
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20870
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This is the third and final installment of a series examining the little studied final raid upon the South's war resources planned and lead by Union Major-General George Stoneman. Focusing on the raiders' time spent in eastern Tennessee, western North Carolina, and the North Carolina and Virginia Piedmont the author argues that the raid's use of total war tactics and assaults on the civilian population found innocent victims in the people of these regions. The raid also presented the somewhat unique occurrence of pitting Southerners against their own community, in that Stoneman's forces contained many Southern citizens who had sided with the Union cause for reasons specific to this region.
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20869
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Previous scholarship on Senator Nathaniel Macon has focused on his long congressional career, and this article attempts understand his attitude towards the public domain.
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20872
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This is the fourth and last in a series of reprinted entries from the diary of North Carolinian Thomas Miles Garrett written during his studies at the University of North Carolina, providing insight into life at the University and in pre-Civil War North Carolina. The lengthy introduction (found in January 1961, Vol. 38(1), pp. 63-93) provides biographical information on Garrett with particular focus on information of his life from before and after these diary entries. Some excerpts from his wartime diary are provided along with detail of his service as Colonel of the 5th North Carolina Infantry brigade, his engagements in battle, and eventual death at Spotsylvania Courthouse.
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20871
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This article looks at the successful suit in the United States Supreme Court against the State of North Carolina by the State of South Dakota over the matter of state-issued bonds. In particular, the author tracks the fault for the bond issues to Governor Daniel L. Russell and his administration.
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