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Victims

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Mountain Unionists are brutally murdered in the Shelton Laurell area of the NOrth Carolina Mountains. Among the victims was a 13 year old boy. The Unionists were accused of raiding a nearby town and stealing basic necessities as well as raiding a salt mine. Undoubtedly these Unionist took part in Guerilla warfare on the Confederates and some were perhaps runaways from being conscripted in the federal army.

Creator

Philip Paludan

Source

Book

Date

2004

Type

Scholarship

Original Format

Book

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Philip Paludan, Victims, Civil War Era NC, accessed November 24, 2017, https://cwnc.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/items/show/370.