Edited by Joe A. Mobley
This third volume in the Vance Papers series covers the Civil War governorship of Zebulon Baird Vance during the year 1864 through the end of the war. Topics discussed in the more than 200 letters and other documents transcribed in the volume include conscription, desertion, disaffection among North Carolina citizens, conflicts with the Confederate government over blockade running, impressment, and the increasing calls for a peace convention. Also included is the flurry of correspondence between Vance and Gen. Joseph E. Johnston prior to his surrender to Gen. William T. Sherman at Bennett Place in Durham on April 26, 1865.
Hardbound. Pp. xxxix, 584. Illus. index. (2013) (s)
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