Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.
for North Carolina Historical Review Vol. 71 Issue 3, July 1994
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This article examines the role of the 55th North Carolina regiment during the 1863 siege of Suffolk, Virginia. The only North Carolina infantry regiment in General James Longstreet's army, the article details how the unit, after accusations of cowardice, vindicated their honor on the field of battle and through duels.
Political factionalism in North Carolina during the 1720s was not a simple two-sided conflict between popular opinion and entitled power but a complex, interest-based struggle that shifted to reflect economic and social divisions. The primary issue between factions was expansion southward along the Cape Fear River into Bath County. This conflict led to a more rapid transition from proprietary to royal rule in the colony.
This article examines the administration of Arthur Hollis Edens as president of Duke University from 1949 to 1959. It also looks at his relationship with Paul M. Gross, vice president of Duke's Division of Education. Conflict between the two developed over control of specific aspects of fundraising and the allocation of those funds at the university. While the conflict between the two began in 1956, it wasn't until early 1960 that those disagreements became public.