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Elizabeth City, North Carolina and the Civil War

Alex Christopher Meekins

Elizabeth City, North Carolina and the Civil War

a history of battle and occupation

by Alex Christopher Meekins

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Published by History Press in Charleston, SC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Elizabeth City (N.C.) -- History -- 19th century,
  • North Carolina -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementAlex Christopher Meekins.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF264.E4 M44 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24057091M
    ISBN 109781596292123
    LC Control Number2007026829
    OCLC/WorldCa154308923

    To see sites associated with the Civil War, inquire at the Visitors Center for the free "Elizabeth City Civil War Trails" brochure, or download a printout version at Located within walking distance of the city's historic downtown waterfront, the markers depict events that took place in Elizabeth City between and.   Many of North Carolina's Union veterans, as well as northerners who had moved to the state after the war, joined the GAR. In all, North Carolina had 13 GAR chapters, including those located in Wilmington, Elizabeth City, New Bern, Raleigh, Charlotte, Asheville, Edenton, and Bryson City.

    Civil War (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, ). Consequences of the War Traditionally historians interested in the results of the Civil War have simply studied the tangled issues of the Reconstruction period. Eric Foner's comprehensive treatment, Reconstruction: America's Unfinished Revolution, (New York. The annual Civil War Living History Day events will be held Friday, February 7, (Student Day) and Saturday, February 8th (General Public) at the Museum of the Albemarle in Elizabeth City. Chris Meekins will be one of the guest speakers, covering the guerilla/buffalo period of the war. Chris is the author of Elizabeth City, North Carolina.

    In this book, Elizabeth Stordeur Pryor shows that African Americans fought obstructions to their mobility over years before Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat on a Montgomery bus. These were “colored travelers,” activists who relied on steamships, stagecoaches, and railroads to expand their networks and to fight slavery and racism. The Civil War in North Carolina. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, This book is in the North Carolina history section, not the Civil War section. It’s a standard history, covering the war in about pages. 3. Clark, Walter. Histories of the Several Regiments and Battalions from North Carolina, in the Great War, ’ Raleigh: E. M. Uzzell.


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Elizabeth City, North Carolina and the Civil War by Alex Christopher Meekins Download PDF EPUB FB2

Overall, I really enjoyed Elizabeth City, North Carolina and the Civil War: A History of Battle and Occupation. The period illustrations from sources such as Harper's Weekly add a nice touch. Many of the local actions are described in detail.

The book is endnoted, but there is no index, something the History Press needs to start including/5(2). The Battle of Elizabeth City of the American Civil War was fought in the immediate aftermath of the Battle of Roanoke took place on 10 Februaryon the Pasquotank River near Elizabeth City, North participants were vessels of the U.S.

Navy's North Atlantic Blockading Squadron, opposed by vessels of the Confederate Navy's Mosquito Fleet; the latter were supported Location: Camden County /, Pasquotank County, near.

Elizabeth City, North Carolina, and the Civil War: A History of Battle and Occupation Northeastern North Carolina on the Eve of the Civil War 11 North Carolina under General Ambrose E. Burnside, February to July From a Caldecott-winning author comes a lushly illustrated picture book about the fight for women's rights that Author: Alex Christopher Meekins.

ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. — A one-armed Union general marched into eastern North Carolina in with his African Brigade, burning homes and freeing thousands of slaves. Overall, I really enjoyed Elizabeth City, North Carolina and the Civil War: A History of Battle and Occupation.

The period illustrations from sources such as Harper's Weekly add a nice touch. Many of the local actions are described in detail. The book is endnoted, but there is no index, something the History Press needs to start including. Description: During the American Civil War (), the Battle of Elizabeth City was fought on Februon the Pasquotank River near Elizabeth City, North Carolina.

Vessels of the US Navy's North Atlantic Blockading Squadron engaged the Confederate Navy's Mosquito Fleet, which was supported by a shore-based battery of four guns at Cobb's Point (now called Cobb Point), near the. Elizabeth City is a city in Pasquotank County, North Carolina, in the United of the census, it had a population of 18, Elizabeth City is the county seat and largest city of Pasquotank County.

It is the cultural, economic and educational hub of the sixteen-county Historic Albemarle region of northeastern North Carolina.

As author Chris Meekins demonstrates in this engaging account of an oft neglected yet fascinating theatre of the Civil War, the complicated and turbulent history of Elizabeth City during this time only mirrored the overall state of affairs in northeastern North Carolina.

North Carolina Elizabeth City, Walking Tours, Railroads, Civil War & Aviation Trails. Elizabeth City is rich in artifacts, architecture and atmosphere. Elizabeth City is. Pasquotank County Court House - Elizabeth City, North Carolina - Situated at the narrows of the Pasquotank River, Elizabeth City has been the leading town in the Albemarle area since the s.

Even though the Albemarle claims the earliest settlement in North Carolina - dating from the mid seventeenth century - Elizabeth City is not a particularly old town, having been incorporated in Military actions in North Carolina during the Civil War can be divided into three phases.

The first phase encompasses the period of time from North Carolina’s secession until the late spring or early summer of The second phase is the period from summer through fall when military action in the state was at its ebb.

Add tags for "Elizabeth City, North Carolina and the Civil War: a history of battle and occupation". Be the first. After the Civil War began, North Carolina joined the Confederacy with some reluctance on It was the second-to-last state to leave the reluctance stemmed because its population was divided in their loyalties between the North and the South and remained divided throughout the war.

a native of Elizabeth City, NC Drawing from the Fred W. Smith, Jr. Civil War Sketch Book From the Collection of Tryon Palace Historic Sites & Gardens.

NORTH CAROLINA'S U.S.C.T. REGIMENTS. 1st NC Colored Infantry / 35th US Colored Infantry. 2nd NC Colored Infantry / 36th US Colored Infantry. 3rd NC Colored Infantry / 37th US Colored Infantry. This original Harper's Weekly newspaper features a picture of Elizabeth City, North Carolina in the Civil War: Elizabeth City, North Carolina.

This Site: Civil War. Civil War Overview. Civil War Civil War Civil War Civil War Civil War Civil War Battles. Confederate Generals. North Carolina Civil War Battles. CIVIL WAR SOLDIERS AND SAILORS SYSTEM; North Carolina Battles from Dyer's Compendium.

Engagement USA Units (Dyer) CSA Units (Crute) Action, Elizabeth City: NORTH CAROLINAst Infantry. Engagement USA Units (Dyer) CSA Units (Crute) Jan. Butler, Douglas J. North Carolina Civil War Monuments: An Illustrated History (Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland & Company, ), Eure, Julian.

“Pasquotank’s Board to Discuss Monuments Future,” The Daily Advance (Elizabeth City), July 5,(accessed J ) Link. Elizabeth City is a city in Pasquotank County and Camden County in the State of North Carolina. With a population of 18, at the census, Elizabeth City is the county seat of Pasquotank County.

Alex Christopher Meekins is the author of Elizabeth City, North Carolina, and the Civil War ( avg rating, 4 ratings, 1 review, published )/5(1). S Water St Elizabeth City, NC Part of the national Civil War Trails program, the “Elizabeth City Civil War Trails Tour” weaves together the history of Union occupation in Elizabeth City through real-life accounts of arson, ambush, guerrilla warfare-and the tragic tale of a family murdered on a trip to town.

Febru - Federals confronted the Confederate “mosquito” fleet north of Albemarle Sound on the North Carolina coast, threatening nearby Elizabeth City in the process.

After the fall of Roanoke Island, Flag Officer William F. Lynch’s Confederate vessels withdrew northward, up the Pasquotank River. They stopped at Elizabeth City, the North Carolina terminus of.the civil war The Civil War was fought in many places across the southern landscape, but perhaps no region held as much importance to the Union goals as eastern North Carolina.

Control of the sounds and rivers of North Carolina was vital to cutting off Lee’s southern supply routes to Virginia.The Battle of Elizabeth City, also known as the Battle of Cobb's Point, was a Civil War engagement between Union and Confederate gunboats on the Pasquotank River in February Flag Officer William F.

Lynch commanded a flotilla of small Confederate gunboats, formerly comprising the North Carolina Navy, which was charged with defending the sounds of eastern North Carolina.