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"Nineteen Negroes Shot to Death," New York Times, November 11, 1898

Nineteen Negroes Shot to Death Wilmington Fatal Race Riots in north Carolina. Vengeance of White Citizens Negro Publisher's Plant Destroyed by Indignant Men. New City Government Formed by the People of Wilmington, and Steps Taken to Restore…

"The Wilmington Race Riot of 1898." Colonel Thomas W. Clawson August 24, 1898

This document was written to justify the events in Wilmington NC. Colonel Clawson repeats a newspaper article written on August 18, 1898 by Alfred Manly, editor of the Daily Record. The article is in response to Mrs. Fellow’s speech at the…

Sean Hilliard, "The Confederate Flag," May 7, 2012

I have taken many classes in which the Civil War has either been briefly discussed or central to a class. Inevitably, when discussing the Civil War, the issues of the northern and southern pride make their respective appearances. One of the central…