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for We the People of North Carolina Vol. 1 Issue 9, Jan 1944
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Many important events happened in North Carolina during January that were important in the forward progress of the state or were conclusions of projects earlier begun. Among the events are the beginning of the state's transportation system for railroads and highways, Reconstruction, and the opening of the state's first public school in New Bern.
Rogers recounts the life of Mira Margaret Baird Vance, the mother of Zebulon Baird Vance, who was Colonel of the 26th Regiment and the wartime governor of North Carolina during the Civil War.