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20497
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This article examines the history of newspapers and magazines published by religious institutions in the North Carolina with a focus on the movements and ideas behind creating religious publications as well as the chronology and details of the establishment of specific publications. An alphabetical list of all religious newspapers and magazines known to have been proposed of published in North Carolina before the close of the Civil War is included.
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This article looks at the factors contributing to the Battle of Moore's Creek Bridge including information on politics and the war leading up to the battle as well as details on maneuvers and strategies utilized in the battle itself. Some hand drawn battlefield maps are included.
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20514
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This article looks at the heavy migration from Iredell County between 1800 and 1850. An examination of land records and wills indicates that military bounty lands in Tennessee and land sales in Kentucky were early motivators for the exodus, however the popularity of westward migrations skyrocketed as people moved towards the waters of Ohio, Tennessee and Mobile, as well Missouri, Illinois and the western states seeking land employment opportunities as population pressures in counties in NC were increasing. Some reprints of letters written by migrants to family or friends back in Iredell country are included.
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20516
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This is the first installment of a reprint of the journal of young journalist Ruffin Wirt Tomlinson written during his senior year at the university, and two years before his death. What little is known about Tomlinson's life is found in his journal pages, although some additional biographical information culled from land and university records is included in the introduction. The journal is one of the only accounts of the university during this period that survives.
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20515
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This is a bibliography of printed works by noted Southern historian William Edward Dodd. The introduction provides biographical information on Dodd as well as detail on his scholarly prospective. The bibliography is organized by publication type.
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