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Archive for March 26th, 2011

– Did Civil War actually claim more Virginians than North Carolinians? Don’t miss this one — keen reportage by Cameron McWhirter of the Wall Street Journal. – Won’t you come home, George Washington? – Asheville’s monumental forgetfulness – Pa, you can cancel that tsunami insurance….

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“Two weeks after the Civil War ended, N. J. Bell, a railroad conductor, enjoyed a layover in Wilmington, North Carolina. A small boy and a little girl who lived on the edge of the railyard came up to him asking for something to eat. He gave them whatever bread and meat they could carry away. […]

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