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Confederate Dilemma: North Carolina Troops and the Deserter Problem - Part II


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Part two of a two-part article examining the Confederate problem of desertion among its troops during the Civil War. Particular attention is given to the various approaches to dealing with deserters that were employed during the war, as well with the reputation gained by regiments from North Carolina for having a particularly high rate of desertion. Reactions to this reputation/problem from North Carolina Governor Zebulon B. Vance and the state government are also included.
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21373