Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.
for North Carolina Historical Review Vol. 66 Issue 2, April 1989
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Part two of a two-part article examining the Confederate problem of desertion among its troops during the Civil War. Particular attention is given to the various approaches to dealing with deserters that were employed during the war, as well with the reputation gained by regiments from North Carolina for having a particularly high rate of desertion. Reactions to this reputation/problem from North Carolina Governor Zebulon B. Vance and the state government are also included.
A look at the culture and history of the Girls' Boarding School, founded in the Moravian settlement of Salem, North Carolina, focusing on the impact that the decline in keeping to a communal lifestyle and the changes brought on by the increase in area population had on the school and its buildings' architecture.
A re-examination of the effects of the New Deal on blacks in North Carolina that dispels some previously accepted scholarship by the New Left that had indicted the program, as well as more recent scholarship that underestimated the negative effects of the program on Southern blacks.