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Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.

Escape to Raleigh

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Confederate First Lady Varina Davis, wife of Jefferson Davis, was in Raleigh in 1862 during General Joseph Johnston’s attack on Richmond, Virginia. This article uses primary sources to recount what the First Lady experienced as she worried for her husband’s safety in Richmond.
The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 59 Issue 2, July 1991, p12-13, por