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Cotten, Lyman Atkinson
by Ingram, Charles M. Lyman Atkinson Cotten, naval officer and diplomat, was born at Wilson but grew up at Cottendale, the family plantation, in Pitt County. He was the son of Colonel Robert Randolph Cotten and Sallie [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Jones, Edmund
by Long, Joe O'Neal. Edmund Jones, soldier, attorney, and public servant, was born into a life of ease on his father's plantation, Clover Hill, situated about six miles north of Lenoir in Caldwell County. The family name [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Pender, Josiah Solomon
by Johnston, Hugh Buckner. Josiah Solomon Pender, poet, artist, army officer, and Confederate blockade-runner, was the son of Solomon and Mary Batts Pender of the Tarboro area of Edgecombe County, both of whom were descended [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Sandburg, Carl August
by Gohdes, Clarence. Carl August Sandburg, poet, journalist, biographer, and folk song recitalist, was a national celebrity long identified with the Midwest when he moved to North Carolina in 1945 after purchasing the [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Spanish-American War
by Williams, Wiley J., Norris, David A., Voigt, Robert C. The Spanish-American War, fought over Cuban independence and lasting less than six months in 1898, afforded North Carolinians a brief interlude in a period of intense political confrontations. In [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Taylor, Hannis
by Mcwilliams, Tennant S. Hannis Taylor, lawyer, scholar, and diplomat, was born in New Bern, the son of Susan Stevenson and Richard Nixon Taylor, a merchant. He was the grandson of Mary Hannis and William Taylor, Scottish [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Union League
by Towles, Louis P. The Union League of North Carolina was an affiliate of the Loyal League of America, which is believed to have been created in early 1862 by Judge James M. Edmunds of Philadelphia as a patriotic club [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
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