by J. Timothy Cole, Collett Leventhorpe The English Confederate Book available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Collett Leventhorpe The English Confederate books, This is the story of Collett Leventhorpe (1815–1889), an Englishman and former captain in the 14th Regiment of Foot. Leventhorpe came to North Carolina about 1843, settled there, and later served the Confederacy as a colonel in the 34th and 11th N.C. and brigadier general commanding the Home Guard in eastern North Carolina. Though he trained as a physician at the College of Charleston in the late 1840s, he never practiced and was a restless man, endlessly in search of fortune—before the war in the gold fields of North Carolina and Georgia, and after it in the pursuit of lost estates, art treasures and inventions. But he excelled first and foremost as a Confederate soldier. As a field commander he was never defeated in battle, and his record was marred only by his own rejection of a much deserved but very late promotion to CSA brigadier. He lies buried in the beautiful Happy Valley section of Caldwell County.
by John C. Rigdon, Historical Sketch And Roster Of The North Carolina 34th Infantry Regiment Book available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Historical Sketch And Roster Of The North Carolina 34th Infantry Regiment books,
by Myron J. Smith, Jr., Civil War Biographies From The Western Waters Book available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Civil War Biographies From The Western Waters books, From 1861 to 1865, the Civil War raged along the great rivers of the Ohio and Mississippi valleys. While various Civil War biographies exist, none have been devoted exclusively to participants in the Western river war as waged down the Mississippi to the mouth of the Red River, and up the Ohio, the Tennessee and the Cumberland. Based on the Official Records, county histories, newspapers and internet sources, this is the first work to profile personnel involved in the fighting on these great streams. Included in this biographical encyclopedia are Union and Confederate naval officers down to the rank of mate; enlisted sailors who won the Medal of Honor, or otherwise distinguished themselves or who wrote accounts of life on the gunboats; army officers and leaders who played a direct role in combat along Western waters; political officials who influenced river operations; civilian steamboat captains and pilots who participated in wartime logistics; and civilian contractors directly involved, including shipbuilders, dam builders, naval constructors and munitions experts. Each of the biographies includes (where known) birth, death and residence data; unit organization or ship; involvement in the river war; pre- and post-war careers; and source documentation. Hundreds of individuals are given their first historic recognition.
by Joe A. Mobley, Confederate Generals Of North Carolina Book available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Confederate Generals Of North Carolina books, Confederate Generals of North Carolina provides a brief but compelling biography of each of the forty-eight Confederate Generals who served from North Carolina during the Civil War. Each biography includes in addition to the war service a summary of a general's prewar and postwar careers. Author Joe Mobley (editor of the North Carolina Historical Review) also discusses the generals collectively: how many were killed or wounded, who attended West Point before the war, who achieved the highest levels of success both on and off the battlefield, and more.
by Constance Hall Jones, The Spirits Of Bad Men Made Perfect Book available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download The Spirits Of Bad Men Made Perfect books, "The centerpiece of the book is the Civil War diary of William Ellis Jones, of Richmond, Virginia, who enlisted as an artillerist in Crenshaw's Battery, Army of Northern Virginia, just as the Confederate Conscription Act was coming into effect. Beyond the military interest, however, a thorough investigation into the diary's author."--Provided by publisher.
by J. Timothy Cole, Chimney Rock Park And Hickory Nut Gorge Book available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Chimney Rock Park And Hickory Nut Gorge books, From the opening of Chimney Rock Park by Jerome Freeman in 1890 to Dr. Lucius Morse's dreams for Lake Lure in the 1920s, the development of tourism in the Hickory Nut Gorge area is one of the untold stories of the region's history. For much of the 19th century, the area was remote and known to few; Freeman was perhaps the first to truly appreciate Chimney Rock's potential, but it took the invention of the automobile and the completion of the Charlotte to Asheville Highway in 1915 for that potential to be fully realized. By the 1920s, Chimney Rock Park and the gorge's hotels and summer camps were known to thousands. In 2007, the State of North Carolina purchased Chimney Rock Park from the Morse family, and a new chapter began.
by James L. Gaddis Jr., Richard Gatlin And The Confederate Defense Of Eastern North Carolina Book available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Richard Gatlin And The Confederate Defense Of Eastern North Carolina books, After the Confederate shelling of Fort Sumter in April 1861, North Carolina took steps toward war. Governor John Ellis commandeered Federal forts, raised regiments and enlisted the aid of Mexican War hero and Kinston native Richard C. Gatlin. Under the new Confederacy, Gatlin commanded the Confederate Department of North Carolina as a brigadier general. He was charged with the defense of the Tar Heel State, and his failure to prevent the Union takeover of the coast has been lost in the annals of Civil War history. Join author and historian James L. Gaddis Jr. for an overlooked yet harrowing tale of power, politics, tragedy and war.
by , Plantagenet Ancestry A Study In Colonial And Medieval Families 2nd Edition 2011 Book available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Plantagenet Ancestry A Study In Colonial And Medieval Families 2nd Edition 2011 books,