H. Tyler Blethen and Curtis W. Wood Jr.
Recounts the long trek of the Scotch-Irish from their adoptive Irish homeland to the mountains of southwestern North Carolina and graphically describes the religion, occupations, living conditions, social life, and customs of those migrants.
The authors focus on the Scotch-Irish who settled in the present-day North Carolina counties of Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey.
Paperbound. Pp. xi, 76. Illus. Index. (3rd printing, 2005) (t)