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Henry Toole Clark: Civil War Governor of North Carolina

Henry Toole Clark: Civil War Governor of North Carolina

by R. Matthew Poteat


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ISBN-13: 9780786437283
Publisher: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date: 01/27/2009
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 217
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

R. Matthew Poteat is an assistant professor of history at Central Virginia Community College in Lynchburg, Virginia. He has written articles and reviews for a variety of scholarly journals and online publications, including The North Carolina Historical Review, Shenandoah: the Washington and Lee University Review, and H-Net Civil War.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

Foreword by Joe A. Mobley 1

Chronology 3

Introduction 5

1. Frontier Aristocrats 15

2. Coming Into His Own 38

3. “We rely upon his honesty” 70

4. “North Carolina has been neglected” 90

5. “With no man to protect us” 104

6. “That Odious Constitution” 119

Epilogue 145

Appendix A. The James West Clark Letters (1822–1827) 153

Appendix B. “On the English Character,” Clark’s University Oration 166

Appendix C. A Poem Describing Members of the North Carolina Senate, 1861 169

Appendix D. Maps 172

Chapter Notes 177

Bibliography 193

Index 203

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