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for North Carolina Historical Review Vol. 9 Issue 4, Oct 1932
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The Piedmont boasted a manufacturing strength in cotton and textile mills but during the late 18th- and early 19th- centuries iron smelting was a nascent industry. The earliest furnace was built by 1770 in Orange County and showed greatest promise in Lincoln County. A brief history of both discovering raw ore and iron manufacturing is presented.
This fourth installment is a reprint of a British orderly Book which covers military operations and orders from August 28, 1780 through March 20, 1781. Sections specific to North Carolina include: Cornwallis' march across the state, the Guilford Court House Campaign, and some coverage of the British retreat from Wilmington.