Joe A. Mobley
This study examines the history of James City, a black community located near New Bern. Established in 1863 as a camp for destitute former slaves, James City persisted as a stronghold of black self-determination throughout the nineteenth century. The book provides insight into African American history on the local level.
Paperbound. Pp. xiv, 113. Illus. Index. (4th printing, 2010) (t)