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35770
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The Mountains were a valuable part of NC, the author proclaimed, initially measuring this value in the types of precious stones to be found in ranges such as Pisgah. Discussed later was their greatest source of wealth—the people. Such people included those there before the arrival of English settlers, such as the Cherokee. Such people included the generations of immigrants and present day resident of Appalachia. The author concluded that collectively they helped to make the area what it became.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 7 Issue 5, Sept 1979, p27-28,45
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29110
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Samuel Carson and Robert Vance were two influential men in North Carolina politics during the 1820s. The two became rivals over the congressional seat in 1827. Carson challenged Vance to a duel, leading to Vance’s death.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 6 Issue 1, Jan/Feb 1978, p13-16, il
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35670
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A collection of stories from teenage boys about ghosts, haunted houses, murder, and more.
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35529
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The story of a man who was riding away from an inn and was nearly robbed on the highway, but was able to shoot the robber. Returning to the inn, he found out the robber had owned the inn with his wife, and they had a habit of robbing and killing the patrons, leaving behind unsettled spirits. Several versions of the story are recounted.
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12628
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At Bentonville, a brilliant group of Confederate officers led a dwindling army against Sherman's hordes, and a desperate gamble almost succeeded. Author Manly Wellman describes the modern day terrain of the battlefield, adding a map for emphasis, while outlining the battle -- possibly the last blow for Confederate freedom in North Carolina.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 26 Issue 5, Aug 1958, p99-100, 130, map
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12079
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Assigned to building and floating an ironclad warship to help recapture North Carolina positions, 1st Lt. Gilbert Elliot designed the CSS Albemarle during the spring of 1863. Constructed at Edward's Ferry, on the Roanoke River, the CSS Albemarle was built in a cornfield owned by William Ruffin Smith.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 24 Issue 6, Aug 1956, p13-14, il
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13198
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Containing brief histories of historic Civil War battles within North Carolina (Fort Macon, Fort Fisher, Battle of Bentonville), this article discusses plans for celebrating the upcoming centennial of the War of the Rebellion.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 22 Issue 8, Sept 1954, p12-14, il
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13323
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Despite popular studies and historical research pertaining to the Civil War, John Peacock suggests organizing a round table discussion to settle disagreements regarding events that transpired in North Carolina during the Great Rebellion.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 22 Issue 15, Dec 1954, p12-13, por
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13537
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Despite the interest in North Carolina's mountain folkways, witchcraft is dying out and is becoming increasingly hard to find and study.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 21 Issue 45, Apr 1954, p1-2, f
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Seven years from now, in the year 1961, the nation will mark the 100th anniversary of the Civil War. Some of the Southern states are already in preparation for the date, which will have considerable historical significance. Wellman discusses North Carolina's part in the anniversary.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 22 Issue 8, Sept 1954, p12-15, il
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24680
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John R. Peacock of High Point, North Carolina is forming a group with the intention of studying neglected facts from the Civil War. The author highlights Peacock’s contributions to Civil War historical studies.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 22 Issue 15, December 1954, p12-13, por
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35012
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Sheet music and lyrics to the ballad “Vandy, Vandy,” about the wooing of a girl during the American Revolution.
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13284
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The Philip Alston house, standing in Deep River's Horseshoe Bend in upper Moore County may soon become one of North Carolina's historical shrines. The house is one of the finest surviving examples of colonial architecture in the state and has a thrilling history of blood and battle. But it came very close to vanishing by fire in 1781, when Tory David Fanning, a notorious house-burner during the Revolutionary War, tried to destroy it. However, the site was saved by a lady, Miss Elizabeth Chancy Altson.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 21 Issue 9, Aug 1953, p6, 13, f
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13837
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The first article in a three part series on North Carolina soldiers during the Battle of Gettysburg, introduces the 35 regiments that fought in the battle. The North Carolina troops walked some 15-20 miles per day for 20 days, from Virginia to Pennsylvania for, in June 1863. This article covers the campaign and battle through 1 July.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 20 Issue 36, Feb 1953, p1-2, 15, il
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13842
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The third article in a three part series on North Carolina soldiers during the Battle of Gettysburg, Wellman concludes with North Carolina's contribution on the third day of the battle. The first article in the series may be found in the following issue of THE STATE, February 1953, V. 20, No. 36, pp. 1-2, 15. The second article may be found in the February 1953 issue, V.20, No.38, pp. 5-6.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 20 Issue 39, Feb 1953, p5-6, 9, il, por
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