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North Carolina Civil War Regiments - North Carolina Union Civil War Regiments, Edenton Bell Battery, 3rd North Carolina Mounted Infantry (Paperback) Loot Price: R275
Discovery Miles 2 750
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North Carolina Civil War Regiments - North Carolina Union Civil War Regiments, Edenton Bell Battery, 3rd North Carolina Mounted Infantry (Paperback)

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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: North Carolina Union Civil War Regiments, Edenton Bell Battery, 3rd North Carolina Mounted Infantry, List of North Carolina Civil War Confederate Units, 50th North Carolina Regiment, 26th North Carolina Regiment, 46th North Carolina Infantry Regiment, List of North Carolina Union Civil War Regiments. Excerpt: Edenton Bell Battery refers to an artillery unit from North Carolina that served for the Confederate States of America in the American Civil War, the four named guns the unit served throughout the war, and to an American Civil War reenactment group based in Edenton, North Carolina inspired by the original unit. The Edenton Bell Battery, 3rd Battalion North Carolina Light Artillery Company B, were originally recruited in March 1862 as the Albemarle Artillery by Edenton lawyer William Badham, Jr., as most of the men were from North Carolina's Albemarle Sound area. Drilled as artillery at Richmond, Virginia in April and May, 1862, the unit found themselves in danger of being designated an infantry company, because of the scarcity of cannon available to outfit battery companies. A captain was dispatched back to Edenton for help. Early in the war, Confederate leader P.G.T. Beauregard, recognizing the immediate need for large metal sources for artillery pieces, suggested one expedient would be for local communities to donate bells from churches, courthouses, and other institutions. A song, "Melt the Bells," widely reprinted in southern presses, inspired many in Chowan and surrounding counties to donate bells for recasting. After four bells from the Edenton, North Carolina area were offered, the Albemarle Artillery was renamed the Edenton Bell Battery. The Tredegar Iron Works in Richmond, Virginia melted down the bells and recast them into f... More: http://booksllc.net/?id=22966954

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Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: June 2010
First published: June 2010
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 36
ISBN-13: 978-1-157-89345-5
Barcode: 9781157893455
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-157-89345-7

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