Civil War Series

Writing the War

A Catawba County native becomes a trusted correspondent in a time when battle stories are sensational. (Volume 3, Part 5)

History

The Getaway

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

History

Tales of North Carolina Field Trips

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.

History

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 Carolina regiment. (Volume 3, Part 2)

History

Hell and High Water: The Flood of 1916

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.

December 2012

A Forgotten Star

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

Civil War Series

A Family’s War

Seven men from Alamance County fight under the same flag, not only as soldiers, but also as family.
(Volume 2, Part 12)

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