History


The Getaway

A Yankee fighting for the South is taken as a prisoner of war. (Volume 3, Part 4)

Tales of the Fourth-Grade Field Trip

Each year, our state’s fourth graders examine North Carolina’s history for a state-mandated project. But one mother found plenty...

Freedom Fighter

Following Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation, a lifelong slave, William Henry Singleton, raises an army of black men: the 1st North...

Religion in the Ranks Chapter II of II

The passion of one minister, the Rev. Alexander Davis Betts, pushes him to great lengths with the 30th North...

Filling in the Gaps

Museum workers in Old Salem find unknown objects from the South’s history and search for the story behind them.

Religion in the Ranks Chapter I of II

Many Christians living in the Confederacy Believe there is little doubt that God is on their side. (Volume 3,...

A Forgotten Star

Kay Kyser once was the darling of Hollywood, but his name faded from radio charts after he returned to...

A Family’s War

Seven men from Alamance County fight under the same flag, not only as soldiers, but also as family.

The Father of Vicks

We know it for its smell. We know it for its healing powers. Vicks VapoRub has been a household...