Presents a thorough and compelling day-to-day account of General William T. Sherman's progress through North Carolina from early March 1865, when his troops entered the state from South Carolina, through 4 May 1865, when they crossed its northern border into Virginia. Research is based on eyewitness accounts, newspaper reports, and published sources. Includes 4 maps.
About the Author
Dr. Jerry L. Cross received his Ph.D. from the State University of New York, Binghampton. Dr. Cross retired as a research historian in the Research Branch of the North Carolina Office of Archives and History.
Michael Hill received his M.A. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and is currently the administrator of the Research Branch of the North Carolina Office of Archives and History.