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Volume Six, No. 1

North Carolina: The Final Battles

Format: Paperback, 168 pages
Price: $12.95
ISBN: 1-882810-54-6
eBook: Not available at this time
Published: 1998

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About this Book

Though overshadowed by the final months of bloody combat in Virginia, the campaigns waged in North Carolina during the last season of the Civil War hastened the demise of the Confederate States of America in a numbers of ways. This issue of Civil War Regiments focuses on the final actions in the Tarheel State plus:

  • Introduction
  • "They Have Never Been Known to Falter": The First United States Colored Infantry in Virginia and North Carolina
  • "Making the Obstinate Stand": The Battle of Town Creek and the Fall of Wilmington
  • Battle in the Swamp: William Cogswell's Federal Brigade at the Battle of Averasboro
  • "Like an Avalanche": George Stoneman's 1865 Cavalry Raid
  • "Two Confederate Views of Bentonville": The Official Report of Maj. Gen. Henry D. Clayton and a Reminiscence of Col. Henry G. Bunn
  • General Joseph E. Johnston: A Conversation with Historian Craig Symonds
  • Book Reviews
  • Books, Books, Books
  • Index