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Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.

The Salt Supply of North Carolina During the American Revolution

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This article is about the necessity of salt to civilian and military life during the American Revolution. Uses of salt as a food preservative, curing of hides, in horse feed, and as seasoning is detailed here along with the history of salt trade during this period as well as colonial management of salt shortages due to the war.