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This work focuses on North Carolinian perspectives on the intersection of religion and government in 1788 and 1789 as portrayed in the state's newspapers.
North Carolina Remembers gettysburg By Michael C. Hardy
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North Carolina Remembers Gettysburg contains eighty-four letters, originally published in newspapers, by Tar Heel soldiers. Some letters were written while the battle still raged, while others were... More > penned decades after the war. These accounts explain, defend, and chronicle what North Carolinians did those hot, dusty July days in Pennsylvania.< Less
Internet Resources for Genealogy and Family Research in North Carolina By Diane L Richard
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Are you doing research in NC or on ancestral lines/families who migrated through NC? Would you like to use internet resources as much as possible? If you answered yes to either question, check... More > out this new publication. It contains 21 pages of internet-based resources solely-focused on NC ancestral research -- 19 pages cover NC-focused resources and 2 pages cover some broader databases/subscription services that you definitely want to check out! The headings include: Statewide, Regional, Local, Vital Records, Newspapers, Land, Religion, Ethnic, Emigration, Immigration, Passenger & Naturalization Records, Military, Census, Maps, Misc, and more. This document is hyperlinked which means that when you are connected to the internet and using this document, you can click on the links to access the referenced web pages -- it doesn't get easier than that!< Less
Raleigh Fire Department Newspaper Articles By Michael J. Legeros
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Hardcover compilation of five e-books that present newspaper articles about the fire companies and fire departments of Raleigh, North Carolina, from 1867 to 1913.
North Carolina's Civil War Soldiers - Volume 1 - 1861 By Barry Munson
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Material for this volume was taken from W. W. Holden’s Raleigh newspaper, the North Carolina Standard. These articles from the year 1861, written by soldiers and citizens who sent letters and... More > telegrams for publication, are the raw material of history, presented without an historian’s comments or revisions. During this period newspapers, both, Southern and Northern, relied heavily on citizens to submit first-hand accounts of the conflict. Unfortunately, Southern newspapers were far behind the Northern ones in employing professional war correspondents to record the conflict. This made Southern citizen journalists extremely critical to the spreading the war news across the Southern states.< Less
Citizens of Rowan County, North Carolina and Vicinity Volume 1: 1820 – 1822 By Barry Munson
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This book is the first volume in a series compiling advertisements and news articles that citizens from Rowan County and the surrounding area had published in the Western Carolinian, a newspaper... More > located in Salisbury, NC. There are over 1,300 names indexed.< Less
Citizens of Rowan County, North Carolina and Vicinity Volume 4: 1827 – 1828 By Barry Munson
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The Western Carolinian carried a variety of advertising, which was then, as it is for newspapers now, a major source of revenue. These advertisements for the years 1827-1828 are compiled in this... More > volume. In them the citizens of Rowan County and the surrounding area sold their houses; people advertised for lost items; natural disasters happened; people were murdered; executions were carried out; sheriffs sold property to pay for taxes. These and many other events were published in the paper. Over 2,200 names are indexed.< Less
Citizens of Craven County, North Carolina, and Vicinity - Volume 2 - 1814-1818 By Barry Munson
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These advertisements for the years 1814-1818 are compiled in this volume. In them the citizens of Craven County and the surrounding area sold and rented their houses, sold lots, plantations, and... More > personal property, and slaves; owners sought runaway slaves; horses strayed; items were lost and sought; proceedings of courts were published. In 1812, war was declared between the United States and Great Britain; the Carolina Federal Republican carried the war declaration that year. The war brought advertisements for deserters from the army and navy.< Less
North Carolina Civil War Obituaries, Regiments 47 – 70 Volume 2 A Collection of Tributes to the War Dead and Veterans By Barry Munson
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North Carolina sent over 125,000 men and boys to service in the Civil War. It is estimated that about 40,000 lost their lives through disease, accidents, or on the battlefield during the four war... More > years. Previous to the war, death was a more private affair, with family and friends there to comfort the dying and bid him or her farewell. Burials took place in the community in a churchyard or in a selected place where generations of a family lay. But with the war, what would happen to the bodies of their loved ones—fathers, husbands, sons, brothers, and other relatives so far away from home? This book, a compilation of obituaries written in NC newspapers, seeks to answer that question—what happened to a loved one? There are approximately 1200 names in this collection.< Less
Health and Hospitality: Dr. and Mrs. C.W. Hunt of Western North Carolina By Christopher Hunt Robertson, M.Ed.
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This was the first biography of an early and prominent North Carolinian physician, Dr. Charles Washington Hunt, and the most detailed history to date of his wife’s popular hotel in a beautiful... More > mountain town. Newspapers referenced Dr. and Mrs. Hunt over 450 times between 1880 and 1924. As Transylvania County’s Health Officer, Dr. Hunt implemented progressive public health reforms and led one of the state's more aggressive campaigns against the 1918 Flu Pandemic. His promotional efforts helped to develop several resorts, and he advocated for many civic improvements. Henrietta Anderson Hunt was the proprietress of the Hunt Cottages of Brevard. (She also commissioned large construction projects in Hendersonville, NC, and St.Petersburg, FL.) The Hunts were dedicated to their region - caring for its residents and welcoming its visitors for four decades. (Recipient of the 2018 NCSH Historical Book Award)< Less

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