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Looking for scholarly expertise? This collection presents secondary sources related to the Civil War and Reconstruction in North Carolina. These books and articles were written by scholars, mostly historians, based upon evidence from primary sources. The collection contains analyses of the scholarship written by students in history classes at North Carolina State University and other contributors that highlight the scholars' approach, argument, and evidence. This collection also provides brief excerpts of the scholars' books and articles.

David Blight, <em>Race and Reunion</em> (2001)

This book is a history of how Americans remembered their most divisive and tragic experience during the fifty-year period after the Civil War. It probes the interrelationship between the two broad themes of race and reunion in American culture and…

Ansley Herring Wegner, <em>Phantom Pain</em> (2004)

North Carolina rapidly responded to the needs of its Confederate amputees. The General Assembly passed a resolution of January 23, 1866, asking Gov. Jonathan Worth "to make a contract with some manufacturer of artificial limbs to supply the need of…

Jacqueline Glass Campbell, <em>When Sherman Marched North from the Sea</em> (2003)

By integrating evidence from soldiers and civilians, black and white, at a moment when home front and battlefront merged, Sherman's March becomes a far more complex story-one that illuminated the importance of culture for determining the limits of…