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History of Anson County, North Carolina, 1750-1976

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About a third of Mr. Gold's account deals with the general history of the county, with the balance devoted to the Civil War. The author provides an overview of the various troop movements throughout the county during the war, such as those under the command of Confederate General Jubal Early. The bulk of the volume examines the roles of Clarke County natives in the conflict.

Table of Contents

The land that was Anson — The Indians were first — Signs of Indian life — A county is born — Anson in the French and Indian War — Taxes and tempers : the Anson regulators - The gathering storm — The winds blow — Thunder from the South — Whig and Tory blood bath — After Camden — Creating a county seat — Romantic ghost town — The story behind Sneedsborough — War drums again — Phases of growth, 1820-1850 — Letters from Mexico — Plank road and prosperity — Anson men in the War between the States — At home-at the front-invasion — Reconstruction and Anson County — Up to 1900 — Eclipse of the sun and World War i — Agriculture in the twentieth century — Industrial growth — From logs in brick-education — Glory to God-religion — Fraternal, cultural recreational and social life in Anson — Medicine in the twentieth century — Towns and communities — Men and women of note.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781122688048
Publisher:
Anson County Historical Society
Subject:
United States - State & Local - General
Author:
Mary L. Medley
Author:
Medley, Mary L.
Author:
Medley, Mary Louise
Subject:
Americana-General
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
1976
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
417

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