…on the North Carolina Civil War and Reconstruction home front. Soldiers, civilians, landowners, yeoman farmers, the enslaved, runaways, freedmen, Native Americans, men, women, and children … each and every North Carolinian paid a price for the Civil War and Reconstruction. The History Center is here to tell their stories.
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 shameful ...
To understand the sacrifice and service wrought by all North Carolinians, the North Carolina Civil War & Reconstruction History Center will ...
The History Center will explore the question, “What is freedom?” The Confederacy sought freedom from federal rule. African Americans sought freedom from slavery.