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for The State Vol. 11 Issue 7, July 1943
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Lawrence calls Caldwell one of the greatest newspaper editors the South ever produced. He was fearless and absolutely fair in his work to all parties. He began as a printer's devil in his hometown of Statesville and later edited the Statesville Landmark for twelve years. When David A. Tompkins, a Charlotte industrialist and developer, offered him a partnership and editorship of his paper which later became the Charlotte Observer, Caldwell demanded and got complete autonomy in his role as editor. As an editor, his writings played an important part in forming opinion through the state.
Hendricks compiles some interesting facts and figures in connection with the wars North Carolina's men and women have participated in, including the Revolutionary War, War of 1812, Mexican War, Civil War, Spanish-American War, World War I, and World War II.
Jernigan, uncle of Marion Hargrove from Mt. Olive, Wayne County, whose book, See Here, Private Hargrove, has had such terrific sales throughout the country, gives some information about the author's early life in North Carolina.