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Civil War (1861-1865)
Abbott, Joseph Carter
by Evans, William Mckee. Joseph Carter Abbott, Union general, United States senator, political lobbyist, newspaper editor, and manufacturer, was born a son of Aaron Abbott in Concord, N.H. He had two brothers and six [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Advance
by Harris, William C. Advance by William C. Harris, 2006 See also: Modern Greece Advance was the first and most famous of four blockade-running vessels that the state of North Carolina operated in partnership [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Alamance Mills
by McGrath, Eileen, Glass, Brent D. The original Alamance Cotton Mill was founded by Edwin M. Holt and William A. Carrigan on Big Alamance Creek near Burlington in 1837, at the site of several small, water-powered operations, including [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Albemarle, CSS
by Blair, Dan. The CSS Albemarle, an ironclad ram, was one of the Confederacy's most successful ironclads. This vessel and its sister ship, the CSS Neuse, were designed to wrest control of North Carolina's sounds [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Alexander, Sydenham Benoni
by Noblin, Stuart. Alexander, Sydenham Benoni by Stuart Noblin, 1979 8 Dec. 1840–14 June 1921 Sydenham Benoni Alexander, agriculturist and legislator, was born at Rosedale, a Mecklenburg County farm ten miles [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
American Indians - Part 4: Sovereignty and cultural identity
by DiNome, William G. Part i: Introduction; Part ii: American Indians before European contact; Part iii: Indian tribes from European contact to the era of removal; Part iv: The struggle for Indian sovereignty and cultural [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Amherst Cannon
by Lamb, Susan. At the outbreak of the Civil War, the cannon was issued to Company C, 10th N.C. State Troops (the Charlotte Artillery), which was sent to defend New Bern. A week after the battle, Union General [...] (from NCpedia.)
Amputations in the Civil War
by Wegner, Ansley Herring. Amputations in the Civil War Originally published as "When Johnny Couldn't Come Marching Home: Civil War Amputations" by Ansley Herring Wegner Reprinted with permission from the Tar Heel [...] (from Tar Heel Junior Historian, NC Museum of History.)
Anderson, George Burgwyn
by Wert, Jeffry D. George Burgwyn Anderson, Confederate soldier, was born near Hillsborough of Scotch-Irish ancestry. His father was William E. Anderson; his mother, Eliza Burgwyn. At an early age, Anderson [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Anderson, Robert Burton
by Bernhardt, Jean A. Robert Burton Anderson, Presbyterian minister, Confederate chaplain, and teacher, the son of James and Eliza Williams Burton Anderson, was born in Williamsboro, Vance (then Granville) County. His [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
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