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21954
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This article discusses the Golden Age of Piracy in the New World, with emphasis placed upon the exploits of Black Beard and Steed Bonnett along the coast of North Carolina.
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22013
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An account of the third day of battle at Gettysburg with some quoted details provided by soldiers from North Carolina.
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21946
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This article provides an account of the colony of Palatinates who, with the Swiss, settled in New Bern, NC.
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22010
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This article discusses the activities and actions of the Signal and Secret Service of the Confederacy during the Civil War. The Signal and Secret Service were tasked with collecting intelligence about Union activities by any means, encrypting said information and sending it to headquarters in Richmond, Virginia.
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21965
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The recounting of the Revolutionary War legend of a young girl who, facing fear that the British may steal Outer Banks' ponies, rode on a perilous journey to alert the militia and thus aided in the victory at Great Bridge.
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21993
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A discussion of the life and career of the Marquis de Lafayette, with particular attention to his popularity and appeal to Americans and to North Carolinians in particular, as well as details of his visit to the North Carolina town of Fayetteville that was named in his honor.
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21964
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An account of the events that came to be known as the 'Edenton Tea-Party,' the resolution of protest against tax on tea drafted by fifty-one ladies of Edenton. Particular attention is given correcting misinformation and myth that the author feels permeated the popular account of the events at the time.
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21990
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This article examines the lack of historic homes preserved by North Carolina residents and discusses the few remaining historic homes in the Cape Fear region such as the adjoining Orton and Kendall plantations.
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22008
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This article discusses the history and importance of Wakefield estate, located outside of Raleigh. Wakefield was a patriot meeting location and the site of the election of Thomas Burke as the state's first governor in June 1781.
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22009
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This article examines the founding and history of Clarendon County on the Cape Fear. Settled by English colonists from the island of Barbados, Clarendon County ultimately failed as a major colonial settlement in the southern colonies.
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21989
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This article examines the political history of Willie Jones and describes in great detail his family estate, the Groves near Halifax.
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21963
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A look at the Stamp Act and its enforcement in colonial North Carolina.
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22047
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An attempt to lay the groundwork for the study of the social history of Colonial North Carolina, including the identification of topics and areas of study that are in need of further scholarship.
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22011
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This article examines the last days of the US Civil War as seen through the eyes of Private Henry T. Bahnson. Most recollections about the end of the Civil War were written by officers but Bahnson is able to provide the prospective of the rank of file of the Confederate forces.
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22023
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An account of two attempts at secession made by Tennessee prior to the Civil War. Particular attention is given to the effect that these actions had both politically and socially in Tennessee and North Carolina.
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