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Vance Birthplace

Selected Bibliography


*Clinard, Karen L. and Richard Russell, Fear in North Carolina: The Civil War Journals and Letters of the Henry Family. Asheville, NC: Reminiscing Books, 2008 ($29.95).

Inscoe, John C. and Gordon B. McKinney, The Heart of Confederate Appalachia: Western North Carolina in the Civil War. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 2000.

* Inscoe, John C. Mountain Masters: Slavery and Sectional Crisis in Western North Carolina. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 1989. ($18.00).

Gragg, Rod. Covered with Glory: The 26th North Carolina Infantry at the Battle of Gettysburg. HarperCollins Publishers, 2000.

* McKinney, Gordon B., Zeb Vance: North Carolina's Civil War Governor and Gilded Age Political Leader. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 2004. ($49.00).

Mobley, Joe A. War Governor of the South: North Carolina's Zeb Vance in the Confederacy. Gainsville, FL: University Press of Florida, 2005.

* These books are available for purchase at the site at the prices listed.


Web Sites

Vance Birthplace web page

Biography of Vance

State Library biography of Vance

NC Digital Textbook biography of Vance

Description of the Shelton Laurel Massacre in western NC

Biography of Vance on Documenting the American South

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