North Carolina and the coming of the Civil War

by Harris, William C.

Publisher: Division of Archives and History, North Carolina Dept. of Cultural Resources in Raleigh

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 65.

StatementWilliam C. Harris.
LC ClassificationsE459 .H3 1988
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 65 p. :
Number of Pages65
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2141089M
ISBN 100865262357
LC Control Number88210368

In North Carolina the Civil War was over almost as soon as it began. By Aug , Fort Hatteras on the North Carolina coast had surrendered to Federal forces, and from this beachhead, Gen. Ambrose Burnside was able to establish a base of operations from which to control most of eastern North Carolina by late Spring your books, your way. Build your online bookshelf, or send eBooks straight to Kindle. William Lowndes Yancey and the Coming of the Civil War | University of North Carolina Press ~ Eric H. Walther | . North Carolina and the coming of the Civil War (Harris, William C.) Family History Library North Carolina as a Civil War battleground, Family History Library North Carolina lineages of Revolutionary War regiments (Lynn, John W.) Family History Library. This comprehensive history tells the story of the men who served in the 55th North Carolina from its formation in through its dissolution in Drawing on letters, memoirs, diaries and recollections, it depicts the Civil War through the eyes of the soldiers, showing what it .

The Civil War changed forever the situation of North Carolina’s more than , African-Americans. At the war’s outbreak, more than , of the state’s African-Americans were enslaved. As Union armies entered the state’s coastal regions, many slaves fled their plantations to .   Michael Hardy is a historian and author, who has written an array of articles, blog posts and over 17 books including Civil War Charlotte, North Carolina in the Civil War and A Short History of Watauga was awarded the Historian of the Year by the North Carolina Brand: TheHistoryPress. The chapter examines the role of religion in contributing to the growth of Southern distinctiveness and eventually in the coming of the Civil War. Religion played a crucial role in the development of antebellum Southern separatism. Religious and political discourse together with sectional controversy over slavery intensified the process of disrupting of the Union. Constitutional crisis is. The Civil War × Contact Us. Battle Unit Details. Return to Results. CONFEDERATE NORTH CAROLINA TROOPS. 11th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry (Bethel Regiment) Overview: 11th Infantry Regiment was organized at Camp Mangum, near Raleigh, North Carolina, in March, The nucleus of this unit was made up of men who saw prior service in the 1st.

"Cornelia Henry's three journals, written between and , provide an excellent source of information on western North Carolina prior to, during, and following the Civil War, and present us with an intimate and personal glimpse into the lives of a struggling Confederate family. Throughout her writings, Cornelia reveals her innermost thoughts and fears as she describes her daily routines 5/5(1). This historical account covers the 25th Regiment North Carolina Infantry Troops during the Civil War. Farmers and farmers’ sons left their mountain homesteads to enlist with the regiment at Asheville in July and August and to defend their homeland from a Yankee invasion. This history of the 11th North Carolina Infantry in the Civil War—civilian soldiers and their families—follows the regiment from their mustering-in to their surrender at Appomattox, covering action at Gettysburg, Bristoe Station, The Wilderness, Spotsylvania, Cold Harbor and Petersburg. South Carolina was the first state to secede from the Union in December , and was one of the founding member states of the Confederacy in February The bombardment of the beleaguered U.S. garrison at Fort Sumter in Charleston Harbor on Ap is generally recognized as the first military engagement of the war.. South Carolina was a source of troops for the Confederate army Capital: Columbia.

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North Carolina and the Coming of the Civil War Paperback – January 1, by William C. Harris (Author)2/5(1). The Last Battleground: The Civil War Comes to North Carolina Hardcover – Ma /5(18). William C. Harris’s book North Carolina and the Coming of Civil War was the most useful piece of research for my project.

He captures all the major events that led up to the Civil War and all the factors that North Carolina delegates had to accommodate. Distributed for the North Carolina Office of Archives and History Details the events leading up to North Carolina's secession from the Union on 20 May and provides a concise explanation of the state's political, social, and economic landscape in the antebellum era.

Get this from a library. North Carolina and the coming of the Civil War. [William C Harris; Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State University. Libraries)]. "The Civil War in North Carolina" was published in – years after the Battle of Gettysburg, in the midst of the Civil War Centennial, at a time when the American reading public’s appetite for Civil War-related material seemed by: This book provides a solid overview of the Old North State's role in this epic conflict.

Hardy divides the work into several major sections. First he gives a rundown of the portions of the war that were fought on North Carolina soil/5. Civil War America.

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North Carolina Civil War Image Portfolio. North Carolina seceded from the Union onthe last southern state to do so. Relatively early in the war, Union forces occupied areas along the North Carolina coast and sought to limit the flow of supplies to Confederate forces by means of a naval blockade of the state’s ports.

Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Skip to main content. This banner text can have markup. web; Roster of North Carolina and the coming of the Civil War book Carolina troops in the war between the states Item Preview Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Pages: The Coming of the American Civil War, - North Carolina Scholarship In the decades of the early republic, Americans debating the fate of slavery often invoked the specter of disunion.

This is one of the finest books written about the causes of the American Civil War. It focuses on the true causes and not on the catalysts - slavery was just fuel for the fire.

This is a history of how our nation came to blows over whether the government would operate; as a confederacy or a federal by: Book Review: “The Fight for the Old North State: The Civil War in North Carolina, January—May ” Posted on Febru by Ryan Quint The Confederacy faced a series of ever-increasing problems by the winter of Broadly, the book is at once a history of Civil War era North Carolina as well as a penetrating study of the War’s impact on the state’s enslaved African American community.

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Hardy is the author of numerous books and articles about North Carolina 's role during the Civil War. This is his second book for Arcadia Publishing.

A popular speaker for history associations, preservation groups, and museums, he lives with North Carolina. After the Civil War, Mr. Conley often stated, "I still have James Arwood.

A well-written examination of the background to the Civil War. Craven does not shy away from the historical complexity of the sectional crises between roughly and His theme is that the War was not necessary, but the outcome of sectional misunderstandings, divisions, differing economic interests and stupid stubbornness on the part of /5.

Civil War Times "Varon's success in setting her analysis of disunion rhetoric against a comprehensive historiographical backdrop is exceptional. Meticulously researched and beautifully assembled, Disunion will become a standard text for students and scholars interested in this tumultuous chapter in American history."--North & South.

Coming of the Civil War (It, ) This is essentially a booklet published by the North Carolina Division of Archives & History. At 63 pages including endnotes, it is a little book meant to provide a summary of the events leading up to North Carolina's secession from the Union.

In Calculating the Value of the Union, he undertakes the daunting task of presenting a fresh interpretation of the causes of America's Civil War and succeeds wonderfully.

This book will have a major impact on our understanding of the sectional conflictStanley Harrold, author of Subversives: Antislavery Community in Washington, D.C., Cited by: Distributed for the North Carolina Office of Archives and History This volume is the latest in the North Carolina Troops series, which is published by the State of North Carolina, with the aim of presenting the history of each North Carolina unit in the Civil War, and a service record for each soldier.

NC Civil War Rosters - Guides to the listings of Rosters, with links to online books and resources, with descriptions to the various volumes contained in the North Carolina Civil War Roster Project: Register of NC Troops - the State Library, NC Digital Collection: Register of NC Troops - the State Library, NC Digital Collection: Histories of the Several Regiments & Battalions from NC.

North Carolina and the Coming of the Civil War by William C. Harris. University of North Carolina Press. Paperback. GOOD.

Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text.

Possible ex library copy, will have the markings and stickers associated from the library. During the American Civil War, North Carolina joined the Confederacy with some reluctance, mainly because neighboring Virginia had done so.

Throughout the war, North Carolina remained a divided state. The population within the Appalachian Mountains in the western part of the state mostly continued supporting the so, North Carolina contributed more troops to the Confederacy than any Capital: Raleigh.

Chapel Hill Books. Civil War America Old Salem Series. Published by the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture and the University of North Carolina Press. The collection consists of an order book with entries, 12 July April for the 21st North Carolina Infantry Regiment of the Army of the Confederate States of America during the Civil War.

Orders were issued by Robert E. Lee, P. Beauregard, J. "In recent years a highly industrious school of historians has begun asking whether the war should have been fought at all and whether it was perhaps not more the fault of the North than of the South.

Seeking to revise earlier judgments they have become known as the revisionists, and one of the most gifted and studious of them all is Avery Craven, whose The Coming of the Civil War is one. Book Description: More than 5, North Carolina slaves escaped from their white owners to serve in the Union army during the Civil War.

InFreedom for ThemselvesRichard Reid explores the stories of black soldiers from four regiments raised in North ucting a multidimensional portrait of the soldiers and their families, he provides a new understanding of the spectrum of black.

Military actions in North Carolina during the Civil War can be divided into three phases. The first phase encompasses the period of time from North Carolina’s secession until the late spring or early summer of The second phase is the period from summer through fall when military action in the state was at its ebb.

The 26th North Carolina Regiment was an infantry regiment of the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. The regiment was composed of ten companies that came from various counties across North Carolina and : Confederate States Army. Bookstores specializing in Civil War.

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This massive work is easily one of the most in depth and well written regimental histories which I have read not just within the breadth of the Sesquicentennial Civil War histories, but within regimental histories as a whole.5/5. Work on "North Carolina Troops, A Roster" began in with the purpose of researching, compiling and publishing service records for every North Carolinian who served in the Civil War.

To date, 18 of a projected 22 volumes have been published.