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Governor Vance and the Peace Movement, Part I

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Governor Vance, elected the state's governor in 1862, faced reelection in 1864 and a difficult political decision; whether to join the growing anti-war movement or to keep North Carolina embroiled in the Confederacy's fight until the South successfully seceded. This two part article reviews the political strategizing amongst state politicians and Vance's own struggle for considering his constituents while also vying for re-election.