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for The State Vol. 6 Issue 28, Dec 1938
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New Bern native Bayard Wootten was born to a talented, artistic family; her grandmother Mary Bayard Clark was a well-known poet. Wootten studied at State Normal in Greensboro before becoming a teacher in Arkansas then Georgia. She returned to New Bern and opened a studio and landed her first large contract with the National Guard. Later in her career she devoted more time to capturing more artistic scenes which were published in several books, \"Charleston Azaleas and Old Bricks\" and \"Old Homes and Gardens.\"
Hicklin recounts the events leading up to the duel between Robert Vance and Samuel P. Carson and its tragic outcome. Vance was the uncle of Confederate General Robert Vance and Civil War Governor Zebulon Vance.