A Catawba County native becomes a trusted correspondent in a time when battle stories are sensational. (Volume 3, Part 5)
A Yankee fighting for the South is taken as a prisoner of war. (Volume 3, Part 4)
Each year, our state’s fourth graders examine North Carolina’s history for a state-mandated project. But one mother found plenty for the family to learn, too.
Following Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation, a lifelong slave, William Henry Singleton, raises an army of black men: the 1st North Carolina Colored Volunteers. (Volume 3, Part 3)
The passion of one minister, the Rev. Alexander Davis Betts, pushes him to great lengths with the 30th North Carolina regiment. (Volume 3, Part 2)
The flood of 1916 broke every record in the book. The death and destruction it caused in Western North Carolina defined flooding for an entire generation of survivors, and their stories live on nearly 100 years later.
Many Christians living in the Confederacy believe there is little doubt that God is on their side. (Volume 3, Part 1)
Kay Kyser once was the darling of Hollywood, but his name faded from radio charts after he returned to his North Carolina home.
Seven men from Alamance County fight under the same flag, not only as soldiers, but also as family.
(Volume 2, Part 12)