Tag Archives: Zebulon Vance

A Conversation with Philip Gerard on The Last Battleground (part two)

Part two of six Yesterday, we began a conversation with author Philip Gerard about his excellent new book The Last Battleground: The Civil War Comes to North Carolina (UNC Press, 2019). “I started out knowing pretty much nothing about the … Continue reading

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The Vance Brothers

On a recent trip to North Carolina to speak at the Western North Carolina Civil War Round Table, I made a slight detour to visit the city of Asheville. While there I continued a mini-quest of mine to see the … Continue reading

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