NC Civil War & Reconstruction History Center – In MemoryHistory is not always neat; it is often complicated and messy. It is about people, places, and events that are both admirable and deplorable. The NCCWHC takes an unflinching look at all sides of the Civil War, for all North Carolinians.
AUTHOR: Dr. Phoebe Ann Pollitt, RN (Excerpted from Dr. Pollitt's book African American Hospitals in North Carolina: 39 Institutional Histories, 1880-1967 [pp. 9-12, McFarland Books, 2017]) Civil War Hospitals in North Carolina At the outbreak of the Civil War, in the...read more
American Civil War history is often told in terms of leaders, great battles, political movements and large forces. While these all played pivotal roles...
History is not always neat; it is often complicated and messy. It is about people, places, and events that are both admirable and deplorable...
NC Civil War & Reconstruction History Center - SacrificeTo understand the sacrifice and service wrought by all North Carolinians, the NCCWHC will...
The NCCWHC will explore the question, “What is freedom?” The Confederacy sought freedom from federal rule. African Americans sought freedom from slavery.