*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.
Vance Birthplace web page