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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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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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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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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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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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13469
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In 1824 through 1825, Jesse Bynum and Robert Potter campaigned for election to the North Carolina House of Commons. Won by Bynum, the competitors bickered and fought relentlessly until Bynum renounced the position, backing local tavern-keeper, Dixie Fenner.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 20 Issue 7, July 1952, p5-6, 17, 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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13572
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The second in a series of three articles about the Battle of Fort Fisher, Wellman offers details about what he refers to as, \"the Confederacy's greatest naval battle.\" He describes the bombardment of the fort and the first two attacks. Illustrations depicting the Federal fleet off Cape Fear are also included. The first article in this series can be found in the October 1952, Volume 20, Number 18 issue, pages 3-4, 19.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 20 Issue 20, Oct 1952, p12-13, 19, 24, il, map
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13567
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The first in a series of three articles about the Battle of Fort Fisher, Wellman offers details about he calls the \"the Confederacy's greatest naval battle.\" Setting the scene at the fort, Wellman offers details of the ships and soldiers that will engage in battle throughout December 1864, into January, 1865.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 20 Issue 18, Oct 1952, p3-4, 19, il, map
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13576
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Wellman offers details about what he refers to as, \"the Confederacy's greatest naval battle\" in the third of a series of three articles about the Battle of Fort Fisher. Discussing infantry operations and the Union victory over the Confederacy, he describes the final engagements. The first article in this series can be found in the October 1952, Volume 20, Number 18 issue, pages 3-4, 19. The second article is in the October 1952, Volume 20, Number 22 issue, pages 12-13, 19, 24.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 20 Issue 22, Nov 1952, p5-7, il
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13700
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Final orders from Appomattox were carried by courier, Henry London, from Chatham County. The implications of this historic event and the last charge and retreat of the Northern Virginia Army of Northern Virginia are covered.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 20 Issue 28, Dec 1952, p3-4, 18, por
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13789
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Around Andrew Johnson's career in his native North Carolina clings a deep fog of misconception, myth and obscurity clouds the early lives of few, if any, other presidents.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 19 Issue 48, Apr 1952, p6-7, 29-30, il, 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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13840
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The second article in a three part series on North Carolina soldiers during the Battle of Gettysburg, is about the tactics the regiments used during the second day of the battle. The first article in the series may be found in V. 20, No. 36, Feb 1953, pp. 1-2, 15.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 20 Issue 38, Feb 1953, p5-6, il
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