A socialite collects intelligence for the Confederacy. Her loyalty comes at a price. (Volume 3, Part 7)
A Catawba County native becomes a trusted correspondent in a time when battle stories are sensational. (Volume 3, Part 5)
Many Christians living in the Confederacy believe there is little doubt that God is on their side. (Volume 3, Part 1)
Seven men from Alamance County fight under the same flag, not only as soldiers, but also as family.
(Volume 2, Part 12)
The war magnified the best and the worst of the human spirit. In each installment, author and historian Philip Gerard explores the nuance of the Civil War and its affect on life in North Carolina.
Siamese twins Chang and Eng Bunker tour the world fascinating audiences. After a life in the limelight, they settle in Surry County and join their fortunes to those of the South. (Volume 2, Part 11)
A black man in New Bern doesn’t want to be gifted the rights of freedom after the war. He wants to fight for them and win them. (Volume 2, Part 10)
A white man and the Indians, war and love, and the dream of freedom. (Volume 2, Part 9)
The weight the men carry nearly leaves them limp underneath their sacks. But there is only one way to shed that weight, and the price for that is far worse than shouldering the load. (Volume 2, Part 8)