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8755
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Four years ago, Concord's National Guard Armory built a glass exhibit case containing military memorabilia. Not listed in travel brochures, the collection contains uniforms from the American Revolution to the Vietnam War, and is still growing.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 48 Issue 5, Oct 1980, p18, 38, il
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22569
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This article is the conclusion to a four-year long series on the Civil War in North Carolina. The author discusses his experiences in researching and visiting various Civil War sites, in and out of North Carolina, and how his understanding of what North Carolina soldiers went through during the war has changed.
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22483
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In response to the perceived threat of foreign war, the town of Fayetteville, North Carolina established a volunteer military company on August 23, 1793 captained by Robert Adam. This company of citizen soldiers was prepared to fight at all times, even tendering their services to President Thomas Jefferson in 1807 when a second war with England threatened the Union. This company aided regiments in Mexico and during the American Civil War, and participated in several Centennial celebrations.
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28913
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Kiffin Yates Rockwell (1892-1916) was a North Carolinian who volunteered to help fight for the Allies during World War I before the United States entered the war. Rockwell flew for France in an air squadron known as the Lafayette Escadrille as part of the French Foreign Legion. Rockwell’s personal history before the war and his death during the war are detailed.
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34641
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This article focuses on interviews conducted with Robert Morgan, a native North Carolina author of historical fiction. He discusses his choice to make the main character a woman, the balance he must create between the character’s point of view and the history of the battle, and his inspirations throughout his writing career.
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