The Civil War on Hatteras Island, North Carolina: The Portrait of the Past Drew Pullen

ISBN: 9780966058659

Published: June 11th 2001

Hardcover

144 pages


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The Civil War on Hatteras Island, North Carolina: The Portrait of the Past  by  Drew Pullen

The Civil War on Hatteras Island, North Carolina: The Portrait of the Past by Drew Pullen
June 11th 2001 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, RTF | 144 pages | ISBN: 9780966058659 | 10.77 Mb

Hatteras Island has achieved a well-deserved reputation as a summer getaway and a wildlife refuge on North Carolinas coast. However, most visitors are unaware of the crucial role that Hatteras played in the Civil War. The Civil War on HatterasMoreHatteras Island has achieved a well-deserved reputation as a summer getaway and a wildlife refuge on North Carolinas coast. However, most visitors are unaware of the crucial role that Hatteras played in the Civil War. The Civil War on Hatteras Island offers a new view of Hatterass history, interweaving historical facts, archival drawings, and current photography of how the is]and looks today.

In addition, this book reveals the largely unknown journals of Edwin Graves Champney, a Union soldier who was stationed on Hatteras from 1862 to 1863. Champneys prose and artistic talents, along with the quotes of soldier Charles F. Johnson of the Ninth New York, shed new light on the experiences of Civil War soldiers stationed on the Outer Banks during that time.

It follows the crucial maritime battles along the Outer Banks and the famous Burnsides Expedition.The Civil War on Hatteras Island is a fascinating history of how one of Americas most treasured islands played a significant part in the Civil War and is a must for any reader.



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