In his novel
Marcy the Blockade-Runner
, Harry Castlemon, [pseudonym of Charles Austin Fosdick], charts the experiences of Marcy Gray, his mother, and his brother. The family supports the Union ideology during the Civil War, but maintains a façade of Confederate sympathies in front of their neighbors in Nashville. Marcy and his brother Jack serve as far-from-enthusiastic ship pilots and blockade-runners along the North Carolina coast, and Jack eventually joins the Union fleet.
In his novel
Marcy, the Refugee
, Harry Castlemon, [pseudonym of Charles Austin Fosdick] charts the experiences of Marcy Gray, his mother, and his brother. The family supports the Union ideology during the Civil War, and conspires in various activities with fellow Unionist neighbors near New Bern. The novel's climax details Marcy's piloting of the Union fleet to the capture of Roanoke Island.
This text includes a summary of the service of regiments from Massachusetts and several other New England states in North Carolina during the Civil War. The second part describes the requisition, plans, and dedication of the monument at the National Cemetery at New Bern, North Carolina, honoring all Massachusetts regiments.
This history McBride Methodist Church, located in the Camden County community of Pearceville, covers the period from 1792, when the church was founded, to the early 1920s.
Pamela Walker Dees
This publication contains memorial addresses delivered in the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate in 1883 in honor of U.S. Representative John W. Shackelford. Shackelford (16 November 1844-18 January 1883) was born in Richlands, North Carolina. He left college to join the Confederate Army and rose from the rank of private in Company H of the Third North Carolina Regiment to lieutenant in the Thirty-fifth Regiment of North Carolina Volunteers. He represented Onslow County in the North Carolina House of Representatives from 1872 to 1878 and in the Senate during 1879 and 1880. In 1880 he was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives and served until his death.
This short memorial covers the life of J. Johnston Pettigrew as a civilian, politician, and general in the Confederate army.
These addresses and tributes were made in the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate in memory of Congressman Herbert C. Bonner, who represented North Carolina's First Congressional District. Bonner (16 May 1891- 7 November 1965) was born in Washington, Beaufort County, North Carolina. He was graduated from the Graham School, located in Warrenton, N.C., and worked in sales and in agriculture. He was a sergeant during World War I and was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in1940, serving until his death in 1965.
This is a published account of memorial services held in the U.S. Senate and the U.S. House of Representatives for Senator John P. East in 1986. East (5 May 1931- 29 June 1986) was born in Springfield, Illinois. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1953 to 55. He was a professor of political science at East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina, from 1964 until 1980. He was elected as a Republican to the U.S. Senate in 1980 and served until his death in 1986.
Cotten tells the story of Bensboro, a plantation owned by the Atkinson Family on the Tar River in Pitt County. According to the legend, the mirrors of Bensboro were haunted. The sun's reflection from the many mirrors in the house are said to have caused a fire about 1895 that destroyed Bensboro.
Pamela Walker Dees and Maurice C. York
Money Island is located in Greenville Sound near Wilmington, North Carolina. The story tells about how two boys and two men found treasure buried by the famous pirate Captain Kidd.
This book tells the true stories of a number of young women who lived in the Baker home in Goldsboro, North Carolina, during World War II, while their husbands were stationed at Seymour Johnson Field.
This report is for a proposal for a unified plant for the municipal milk enterprise in Tarboro, North Carolina in 1938. At the time, Tarboro was the only city in the country to have a municipal milk enterprise, which began in 1918. The report discusses volume and value of dairy products consumed, price aspects of the market, plant operations, and other matters dealing with the enterprise.