Farming in North Carolina, 1889

AUTHOR:  JC Knowles (edited and vetted by Cheri Todd Molter) Farming was so bad in North Carolina in 1889 that many farmers considered leaving their farms to seek their livelihoods elsewhere. The Chatham County Alliance, a local organization of the Farmers’ Alliance,...

Civil War History

AUTHOR:  Andrew Adams Jr. (edited and vetted by Cheri Todd Molter) The following story is based on family oral history: Two of my great-grandfathers were in the Civil War, Hugh Wallin and John Chandler. John was a Confederate soldier who was captured and imprisoned....

December 2020 Year End Update

Dear Friends: By any measure, 2020 has been a challenging year:  A global pandemic.  Racial division and strife.   Economic turmoil. Many of you have asked what this means for the future of the North Carolina Civil War & Reconstruction History Center. The answer...

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