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Zeb Vance Amid the Hoosiers

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When the end of the Civil War deprived Zeb Vance of the governorship of North Carolina and left him penniless, he turned to the lecture platform to earn the money he needed to support his family. Nearly all of the money was in the North and to it Vance looked for honorariums. Despite drawing barbs as the most notable ex-Confederate on the Northern lecture circuit, his innate gaiety, plus his mastery of words and the charisma of his personality, won him quick friends, and even Northerners lined up to guffaw at his low key tales from the North Carolina barnyard.
The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 36 Issue 24, May 1969, p11-12, il