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for We the People of North Carolina Vol. 1 Issue 8, Dec 1943
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Many important events happened in North Carolina during December that were important in the forward progress of the state or were conclusions of projects earlier begun. Among the events are the naming of Philip Ludwell as North Carolina's first governor on December 5, 1689; the arrival of General Nathaniel Greene in Charlotte on December 2, 1780, to take charge of demoralized and defeated Revolutionary War soldiers; and the bombardment of Fort Fisher near Wilmington on December 25, 1864, during the Civil War.
Rogers recounts the life Delia Dixon, who was born into the eminent family of Thomas Dixon, Sr. From early life she dreamed of being something unheard of in that time period--a woman doctor. Achieving her goal, she later married Norwood Carroll, a Raleigh dentist. She was the first woman doctor in the city of Raleigh and the first physician for Meredith College, a position she held for thirty-five years.