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Civil War reenactments have long been a venue for history enthusiasts and reenactors to express their interest and passion in the American Civil War. Civil War reenacting boasts over 40,000 participants across the United States, the majority of which are male. Recently, female participation in Civil War reenactmenting is on the rise as the role of women in the Civil War is being explored and emphasized more in academic and popular culture. This article explores the womens' role both in the Civil War and in reenacting by interviewing several women taking part in reenacting at Fort Branch, North Carolina.
A look at the hillbilly songs of Dave McCarn, a Gastonia, textile mill worker, who wrote about the realities of life for Southern mill workers in the 1920s-30s. McCarn's best-known recording, \"Cotton Mill Colic,\" and its two sequels, criticized the Southern textile industry for failing to pay workers a living wage.
This article examines the 29 September 1885 lynching of three black men and one black woman in Chatham County, a stronghold of Ku Klux Klan influence. A mob of 100 whites murdered the victims, who were accused in two unrelated murder cases.