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811
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When General Sherman crossed the North Carolina line in March 1865, his troops showed no mercy to small Anson County.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 60 Issue 5, Oct 1992, p32-34, il
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935
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The town of White Store was the former social and economic hub of Anson County.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 60 Issue 9, Feb 1993, p14-16, por
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12690
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Several noted Anson County gentlemen are discussed for their great deeds toward their community and abroad. Listed among them are Dr. Hugh Hammon Bennet, considered the \"father of soil conservation.\" Also mentioned, among many others, is Colonel Leonidas LaFayette Polk, the first commissioner of the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and leader of the National Farmers Alliance.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 29 Issue 9, Sept 1961, p13-14, 27, por
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12689
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Partly located in the Piedmont, and partly coastal plains, Anson County was known previously for its plantations. In an effort to balance its agricultural economy, Anson is now tinged with the trappings of modern industry. Anson County's 211-year history includes dissent, border disputes, and battles.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 29 Issue 9, Sept 1961, p8-10, 21, il, map
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13441
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The boundary dispute in the 1740s between North and South Carolina found Anson County caught in the middle. Continued confusion over land rights resulted in forced land seizures, and land holders refusing to pay taxes to North or South Carolina. The dispute and confusion continued until after the Revolutionary War.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 29 Issue 9, Sept 1961, p16-17, 29
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24638
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In Ansonville, North Carolina in 1861, a group of men in the town contrived a flag for the state, hoping it would convince others to secede from the Union. Many villagers were unhappy with the flag and the town witnessed multiple acts of the removal and rehanging of the flag.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 26 Issue 18, February 1959, p15-16, 22
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24706
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Lockhart Gaddy of Anson County recently passed away. The man, who lived on Honkers Lake, introduced a number of geese to the area for decoy hunting.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 20 Issue 41, March 1953, p6-7, il
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