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Three Years in the Confederate Horse Artillery (selections) By George M. Neese
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Historical narrative. Charlottesville, war-torn, one hundred forty years ago. The motives of those who wore gray. A Private, a common soldier. Yet eloquent and captivating prose of home and friends... More > and family, of defining sense of duty, and of mortal combat. Private Neese’s memoirs shine light on Charlottesville’s rich history. Snapshots of the buildings, the streets, the mountainsides, and the people who lived here, and who fought and died here. Neese felt no animosity for the enemy, no glee in bloodshed. A warrior poet, he experienced homesickness, melancholy, happiness, satisfaction, mournfulness, hunger, aggravation, camaraderie and fatigue. In these memoirs he forged a bridge across time to leave in today’s reader a new and appreciably different perspective of Charlottesville. —Michael Waitz, USAF. by George M. Neese, introduced by Henry D. Molumphy, former officer of the United Nations< Less
An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge By Ambrose Bierce
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An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge opens with the story's hero, Peyton Farquhar, hanging bound from a bridge, awaiting hanging. Farquhar is a Confederate sympathizer in the American Civil War and has... More > been brought to this end by a Union spy. The novel was unique in its time for its jumbled chronology and is also famous for its surprising conclusion.< Less
Lenoir County, N.C. - Road, Bridge, Ferry and Mill Records (1878-1906) By Stewart Dunaway
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Lenoir County was formed in 1791 from Dobbs County (Dobbs was formed in 1758 and abolished in 1791). Despite the age, the older records were not preserved. Lenoir was never reduced in size since its... More > formation. Despite the loss of all 18th century records, this county collection at least has records from roads, bridge, mills and some ferries. MOST OF THESE RECORDS are in the form of bills/receipts for activities, such as ferry work, turning a bridge, repairing a bridge etc. As opposed to a lot of petitions for a bridge, a contract for a bridge etc. Nevertheless, this book covers a lot of activity and for the first time, a number of medical excuses for people not to work on the road - including a Confederate Solider badly wounded.< Less
War Days in Fayetteville, North Carolina: Reminiscences of 1861 to 1865 By J.E.B. Stuart Chapter
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THE town of Fayetteville, North Carolina, although situated amid the piney woods, may be called a picturesque place. It is built on three natural terraces on the Cape Fear River, and the big... More > Clarendon Bridge is the most conspicuous feature in the landscape and the only bridge on the river. Doubtless, the horses, if they could speak, would say the river hill was a very important consideration, as they have to haul all the merchandise brought to Fayetteville up its steep and often muddy though comparatively short ascent, but the inhabitants at large seldom see or think of it. I never saw the river at this point till the day "everybody" went to "see off" the two first companies that were raised in the county to join the Southern army. In my< Less
War Days in Fayetteville, North Carolina: Reminiscences of 1861 to 1865 By J. E. B. Stuart Chapter
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THE town of Fayetteville, North Carolina, although situated amid the piney woods, may be called a picturesque place. It is built on three natural terraces on the Cape Fear River, and the big... More > Clarendon Bridge is the most conspicuous feature in the landscape and the only bridge on the river. Doubtless, the horses, if they could speak, would say the river hill was a very important consideration, as they have to haul all the merchandise brought to Fayetteville up its steep and often muddy though comparatively short ascent, but the inhabitants at large seldom see or think of it. I never saw the river at this point till the day "everybody" went to "see off" the two first companies that were raised in the county to join the Southern army.< Less
3rd Battalion North Carolina Light Artillery Moore's Battalion, C.S.A. By H. James Keith
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The Civil War service of the 3rd Battalion North Carolina Artillery is recounted in the pages of this unit history. Known as Moore's Battalion, the unit served with the Army of Northern Virginia... More > before returning to North Carolina in defense of the Cape Fear region. Major John Wheeler Moore's batteries served in obscure engagements at White Hall Bridge, Thompson's Bridge, Town Creek, Sugar Loaf, North East, and Cox's Bridge. Moore's Battalion was also present at the more significant battles of Fort Fisher, Fort Anderson and Bentonville. Their wartime service spanned exactly three years, from their muster into Confederate service until General Joe Johnston's surrender at Bennett Place near Durham Station, North Carolina.< Less
Motorcycle Touring in Prince Edward Island By Julie V. Watson
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With ‘roads less traveled’ Prince Edward Island in Eastern Canada is a popular destinations for motorcycle touring. Beautiful countryside and stunning coastal beaches and fishing ports. ... More > Arrive by a short ferry ride from Nova Scotia, or drive across the famous Confederation Bridge from New Brunswick. Relax and enjoy motorcycle rallies, runs and meets and greets, or explore one of the world’s great Islands in a safe, clean environment. Includes ‘How to Photograph Your Motorcycle’ and interesting tips and tales of Island life.< Less
Motorcycle Touring in Prince Edward Island By Julie V. Watson
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With ‘roads less traveled’ Prince Edward Island in Eastern Canada is a popular destinations for motorcycle touring. Beautiful countryside and stunning coastal beaches and fishing ports. ... More > Arrive by a short ferry ride from Nova Scotia, or drive across the famous Confederation Bridge from New Brunswick. Relax and enjoy motorcycle rallies, runs and meets and greets, or explore one of the world’s great Islands in a safe, clean environment. Includes ‘How to Photograph Your Motorcycle’ and interesting tips and tales of Island life.< Less
An Occurrence at Owl Creek- The Original Classic Edition By Ambrose Bierce
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"An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge" (sometimes called "An Incident at Owl Creek Bridge") is a famous short story by Ambrose Bierce. It was originally published in 1890, and first... More > anthologized in Bierce's 1891 collection, Tales of Soldiers and Civilians. The story is famous for its irregular time sequence and twist ending. Set during the American Civil War, "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge" is the story of Peyton Farquhar, a Confederate sympathizer condemned to die by hanging upon the Owl Creek Bridge of the title. The main character finds himself already bound at the bridge's edge at the beginning of the story. It is later revealed that a disguised Union scout enlisted him to attempt to demolish the bridge, and subsequently he was caught in the act.< Less
An Occurrence at Owl Creek- The Original Classic Edition By Ambrose Bierce
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"An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge" (sometimes called "An Incident at Owl Creek Bridge") is a famous short story by Ambrose Bierce. It was originally published in 1890, and first... More > anthologized in Bierce's 1891 collection, Tales of Soldiers and Civilians. The story is famous for its irregular time sequence and twist ending. Set during the American Civil War, "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge" is the story of Peyton Farquhar, a Confederate sympathizer condemned to die by hanging upon the Owl Creek Bridge of the title. The main character finds himself already bound at the bridge's edge at the beginning of the story. It is later revealed that a disguised Union scout enlisted him to attempt to demolish the bridge, and subsequently he was caught in the act.< Less