SUBMITTED BY: Sandra Haywood Nivens (researched and written by Cheri Todd Molter) My great-great-grandfather was Josiah Haywood. We didn’t know much about him until a few years ago. Josiah and his two brothers, John Franklin Haywood and James Madison Haywood, all...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.