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9 February 1864: “Some of the Destructive journals of this state and of Richmond appear to be delighted at the disturbance at this meeting.”

Items: “Disgraceful Conduct in Greensborough,” page 1, column 3; “[From the Greensborough Patriot.],” page 2, column 4.  The North Carolina Standard—Semi-Weekly Standard (Raleigh, N. C.), 9 February 1864. Background:  These news articles are a continuation of yesterday’s post.   Transcriptions: … Continue reading

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8 February 1864: “. . . it must have been done in dumb show.”

Item: editorial, The Daily Journal (Wilmington, N. C.), 8 February 1864, page 2, column 1; followed by “Public Meeting in Guilford County,” The North Carolina Standard—Semi-Weekly Standard (Raleigh, N.C.), 5 February 1864, page 2, column 4. Background: The Daily Journal’s … Continue reading

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31 July 1862: “Well, the poor soldier has paid out his little wages (if indeed he has received it,) for clothing and shoes, or nearly so, and consequently has none of any consequence to pay these extortionary prices for vegetables.”

Item description: Letter to the editors of the Wilmington (N.C.) Daily Journal, written by a “Soldier from Wake,” as published in the 31 July 1862 issue of the Journal. Item citation: “Extortion – The Soldier,” The Daily Journal (Wilmington, N.C.), … Continue reading

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