A History of the North Carolina Third Mounted Infantry Volunteers: March 1864 to August 1865

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For years preceding the Civil War, the mountain people of western North Carolina lived under very different social and economic conditions than their plantation farming counterparts in other parts of the state. The mountain people did not generally own slaves, making them reluctant to contribute soldiers when North Carolina seceded from the Union. Many of these pro-Union Carolinians took up arms as Federal troops and engaged in guerrilla raids to disrupt Confederate operations within their home state. The Third Mounted ...

A History of the North Carolina Third Mounted Infantry Volunteers: March 1864 to August 1865 2012, Heritage Books

ISBN-13: 9780788416057

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