Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.
for North Carolina Historical Review Vol. 44 Issue 4, Oct 1967
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This article looks at the weakened position of the Whig Party in American politics as a result of the political circumstances surrounding the Presidential Election of 1852. Comparative looks at the strengths and weaknesses of Whigs and Democrats in the North and South as well as the hot button issues of slavery and the Compromise of 1850 are included.
This article looks at the history of the colonial era, Brunswick County property known as Russellborough, which served as home to Royal governors Dobbs and Tryon. Details of the property, structures, and use-life of the estate as well details discovered via archaeological excavations done in the late 1960's are included.
This article looks at the United States Supreme Court case of \"United States v. Anderson\" that sought to determine a precise, legal end to the American Civil War.
This is a reprint of a letter written by Confederate Signal Officer Jerome DuShane describing his time aboard blockade runners traveling between Wilmington and Bermuda during the Civil War. DuShane's letter details his pride in blockade running and ability to outwit Union ships late in the war. Detailed accounts of maneuvers and engagements near Wilmington, Fort Fisher, the Cape Fear River, Bermuda, the West Indies and British Columbia are included.
This biographical essay looks at the life of 18 century North Carolina Presbyterian minister Henry Pattillo. Particular attention is given Pattillo's journal as well as his published writings and from period records.