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Dillard, Richard. The Civil War in Chowan County, North Carolina.

Dillard, Richard. The Civil War in Chowan County, North Carolina.

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30 pp., 2 plates (map and plan).

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Dillard, Richard. THE CIVIL WAR IN CHOWAN COUNTY NORTH CAROLINA. np, 1916. 30 pp., 2 plates (map and plan). First edition. Original printed wrappers with presentation from the author on the front wrapper. Very good condition.

An informative account of engagements on land and on water in northeastern North Carolina. The author was a member of the North Carolina Historical Commission.

The plates are entitled: "Fort Wingfield at the farm of Dr. Dillard on Chowan River" and "Chart of the Engagement in Albemarle Sound, at Sandy Point." This Battle at Sandy Point was the last action fought by the Confederate ironclad "Albemarle."

A very scarce work. Not in DORNBUSCH or NEVINS. THORNTON: A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF NORTH CAROLINA, 3350. 

 

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