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North Carolinians...Must Bear the Blame: Calumny, an Affaire d'Honneur, and Expiation for the Fifty-fifth Regiment North Carolina Troops at the Siege of Suffolk, April-May 1863


Abstract:
This article examines the role of the 55th North Carolina regiment during the 1863 siege of Suffolk, Virginia. The only North Carolina infantry regiment in General James Longstreet's army, the article details how the unit, after accusations of cowardice, vindicated their honor on the field of battle and through duels.
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