Civil War in North Carolina

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  • Paperback
  • 495 pages
  • Civil War in North Carolina
  • John Gilchrist Barrett
  • English
  • 20 June 2018
  • 0807845205

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Civil War in North Carolina Eleven Battles And Seventy Three Skirmishes Were Fought In North Carolina During The Civil War Although The Number Of Men Involved In Many Of These Engagements Was Comparatively Small, The Campaigns And Battles Themselves Were Crucial In The Grand Strategy Of The Conflict And Involved Some Of The Most Famous Generals Of The War John Barrett Presents The Complete Story Of Military Engagements Across The State, Including The Classical Pitched Battle Of Bentonville, The Siege Of Fort Fisher, The Amphibious Campaigns On The Coast, And Cavalry Sweeps Such As Stoneman S Raid From And Through North Carolina, Men And Supplies Went To Lee S Army In Virginia, Making The Tar Heel State Critical To Lee S Ability To Remain In The Field During The Closing Months Of The War, When The Union Had Cut Off The West And Gulf South This Dependence Upon North Carolina Led To Stoneman S Cavalry Raid And Sherman S March Through The State In 1865, The Latter Of Which Brought The Horrors Of Total War And Eventual Defeat.

10 thoughts on “Civil War in North Carolina

  1. says:

    The Civil War history of North Carolina is a tangled thing indeed An Upper South state, North Carolina initially resisted secession even voted against secession while Lower South states were leaving the Union And yet, once North Carolina did leave the Union and join the Confederacy, no state contributedto the Southern cause in men, money, and supplies p 29 and a man in Mitchell County expressed well the feeling of many of the state s residents when he said that when the war come The Civil War history of North Carolina is a tangled thing indeed An Upper South state, North Carolina initially resisted secession even voted against secession while Lower South states were leaving the Union And yet, once North Carolina did leave the Union and join the Confederacy, no state contributedto the Southern cause in men, money, and supplies p 29 and a man in Mitchell County expressed well the feeling of many of the state s residents when he said that when the war come, I felt awful southern p 182 It is a complex story, and historian John Barrett tells it well in The Civil War in North Carolina.Barrett, of the Virginia Military Institute, was well qualified to tell the story of the Civil War in the Tar Heel State In a preface, he explains that his prior work on an earlier book, Sherman s March Through the Carolinas 1956 , made him aware of the need for a state level study of North Carolina s Civil War history generally Ba...

  2. says:

    This book represents a detailed analysis of the North Carolina s role in the Civil War Both small scale fighting and large scale battles are discussed, from the origins of the Civil War until the final stages North Carolina was not a leader in demanding secession, but when secession came, ultimately North Carolina joined the Confederacy Shortly thereafter, military action began Small scale it may have been, but in later 1861, the Un...

  3. says:

    I moved to North Carolina in 1999 and kept a keen eye out for those brown Historical Site signs along the road I ended up living just down the road from and visiting the James Bennett farmhouse It is an incredible experience to stand today where surrender negotiations took place between Gen Sherman and Gen Johnston in early April 1865 Though I live roughly 50 miles from Bentonville, site of the last major confederate offensive just a month prior to surrender, I have yet to get there I ha I moved to North Carolina in 1999 and kept a keen eye out for those brown Historical ...

  4. says:

    Unfortunately he has some significant historical information incorrect regarding Bennett Place Historic Site So, it s difficult to support this book as a total quality reference of the American Civil War.

  5. says:

    factual, a little dry

  6. says:

    North Carolina did not have the big name commanders that plied their trade in Virgina, Vicksburg, or Alanta, but numerous battles were fought there.

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