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Charles F. Irons, "Alamance County in the Civil War and Reconstruction," 2006


Many whites, particularly in the Upper South, did not support secession. Here in Alamance County, in fact, most voters did not think that Abraham Lincoln’s election in 1860 was sufficient cause to secede from the Union. While statesmen from…

Rev. J. A. Whitehead, D.D., A History of Negro Baptists of North Carolina (1908)

In North Carolina after the bloodiest war in our nation’s history, the hardest task laid ahead. That task would be reconstructing a country that had been ripped apart by war. One of the key components during the reconstruction era was the…