Cookie recipes from the collection.

Cookies poem - Favorite Recipes of Women's Fellowship of the United Church

From Favorite recipes.

USE Cuckoo Cookies - Mountain Elegance

Cuckoo Cookies from Mountain elegance : a collection of favorite recipes.

USE Skillet Cookies - Nightingales in the Kitchen

Skillet Cookies from Nightingales in the kitchen.

USE gumdrop cookies - Dixie Dishes

Gumdrop Cookies from Dixie dishes.

USE Pie Crust Cookies - Pass the Plate

Pie Crust Cookies from Pass the plate : the collection from Christ Church.

USE Frozen Orange Juice Cookies - Carolina Cuisine

Frozen Orange Juice Cookies from Carolina cuisine : a collections of recipes.

USE Mrs.Allen's Ginger Puffs-Our Own Kitchen Survival Kit

Mrs. Allen’s Ginger Puffs from Our own kitchen survival kit.

USE Butterscotch oatmeal crispies - Favorite Recipes of Women's Fellowship of the United Church

Butterscotch Oatmeal Crispies from Favorite recipes.

State spared worst punishment by Sherman’s troops

” ‘The army burned everything it came near in the State of South Carolina,’ Major [James] Connolly concurred, ‘not under orders, but in spite of orders…. Our track through the State is a desert waste.’

“But, Connolly added, ‘Since entering North Carolina the wanton destruction has stopped.’ It was true…. North Carolina was not a part of the Deep South, was known to harbor significant Unionist sentiment, and had been one of the last states to secede [the last, in fact]….

“The abrupt cessation of the maelstrom that engulfed South Carolina formed one of the strongest proofs of the sense of discriminating righteousness that animated the Federal rank and file. For some it had an Old Testament flavor to it….”

— From “The Hard Hand of War: Union Military Policy Toward Southern Civilians, 1861-1865” by Mark Grimsley (1997)