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'This Monstrous Proposition': North Carolina and the Confederate Debate on Arming the Slaves

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This article examines the debate over whether to emancipate and arm Southern slaves to fight for the Confederacy during the Civil War. The perspective of Governor Zebulon B. Vance is given particular attention, along with the attitudes of North Carolinians towards slaves during the war, and to emancipated blacks after the war.
North Carolina Historical Review (NoCar F251 .N892), Vol. 80 Issue 2, Apr 2003, p153-187, il, por, f