Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.
for North Carolina Historical Review Vol. 22 Issue 4, Oct 1945
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This article looks at the links between North Carolina and Illinois with particular attention to notable citizens of Illinois who originally came from North Carolina including Henry Atkinson, Alfred W. Arrington, as well as Joseph Gurney Cannon and his family.
This article is about the necessity of salt to civilian and military life during the American Revolution. Uses of salt as a food preservative, curing of hides, in horse feed, and as seasoning is detailed here along with the history of salt trade during this period as well as colonial management of salt shortages due to the war.
This article looks at the history of New Bern and Craven County between 1700 and 1800, focusing on Swiss and German colonists, the Palatines, the settlement of New Bern, and the development of infrastructure such as roads and ferries in the county.
This is the third installment of a reprint of letters written between November 8, 1865 and January 9, 1866 by US Army engineer and arsenal commander Alfred Mordecai while employed in Mexico as an engineer for the Imperial Mexican Railway.