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for North Carolina Historical Review Vol. 90 Issue 2, April 2013
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Rohrs provides an examination of free black apprentices in the antebellum south, using New Hanover County, North Carolina as a case study. He details the history and nature of free black apprenticeships before the Civil War, arguing that free black apprenticeships were not always exploitative.
The brief Chowan River War which raged on the Virginia-North Carolina border from 1676-1677 had direct connections to both Bacon's Rebellion and Culpepper's rebellion. Despite the factionalism rampant among the English settlers, the power of the Chowanoke Indians in the area was broken.
In the context of the Regulator Uprising, no other person is more lionized that James Pugh. Pugh gained legendary status for his role as sharpshooter during the 1771 skirmish with Gov. William Tryon's militia forces at the Battle of Alamance. The rest of the Pugh family is also known to have been part of the legendary Regulators.