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Scourge of the Blue Ridge

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Colonel George Kirk organized and commanded North Carolina Union Cavalry regiments in Burnsville finding Union sentiment high in mountain counties for the lack of slave holders. Kirk's ruthless raids in the Blue Ridge Mountains proved integral in diverting attention from main Union forces of Stoneman and Sherman.
The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 42 Issue 9, Feb 1975, p19, 37, il