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Cape Fear Confederates

James Massie Gillispie

Cape Fear Confederates

the 18th North Carolina regiment in the Civil War

by James Massie Gillispie

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Published by McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers in Jefferson, North Carolina .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Confederate States of America,
  • Confederate States of America. Army. North Carolina Infantry Regiment, 18th,
  • Campaigns,
  • Registers,
  • Soldiers,
  • Regimental histories,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJames Gillispie
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE573.5 18th .G55 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25110185M
    ISBN 109780786448470
    LC Control Number2011047360

      Settlement at Town Creek William Hilton was again sent to explore the region, this time by men from the British colony of Barbados. He entered the "Cape-Fear" in October and left in December, evidently just before the New Englanders arrived. John Vassall of Barbados financed and led the first permanent settlers to the Lower Cape Fear, landing in May , and by November had .   Many have explored Confederate shipwreck in Cape Fear as a floating battery to guard the entrance to the Cape Fear River. (The story is exhaustively detailed in James C. Burke’s book.

    Buy a cheap copy of Gray Phantoms of the Cape Fear: Running book by Dawson Carr. After the elimination of Charleston in as a viable entry port for running the blockade, Wilmington became the major source of external supply for the Free shipping over $ Orig. pub. Raleigh Reprinted , from second ed. Print on Demand Edition xii, pp. + maps, index. Item # ISBN: As a local history, this book fulfills its mission of recounting all essential facts and events in the development of the Cape Fear and Wilmington, North Carolina, area. James Sprunt served on a blockade runner during the Civil War and later.

    Cape Fear is a American neo-noir psychological thriller film starring Robert Mitchum, Gregory Peck, Martin Balsam, and Polly was adapted by James R. Webb from the novel The Executioners by John D. was directed by J. Lee Thompson and released on Ap The film concerns an attorney whose family is stalked by a criminal he helped to send to jail. Cape Fear Unearthed podcast on demand - StarNews Media Presents "Cape Fear Unearthed," a podcast digging into the history books of Southeastern North Carolina. The weekly podcast will feature stories drawn from the region's persisting legends, historical oddities and mysterious figures that.


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Cape Fear Confederates: The 18th North Carolina Regiment in the Civil War5/5(1). About the Book. The 18th North Carolina Regiment has the dubious distinction of firing the volley at Chancellorsville, Virginia, that mortally wounded General Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson.

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FREE Shipping on Author: James Gillispie. James M. Gillispie is the division chair of Arts & Sciences at Sampson Community College in Clinton, North Carolina, where he has taught since He is the author of one other book Cape Fear Confederates book the Civil War and has been a featured speaker at the Museum More about James Gillispie.

Cape Fear Confederates: The 18th North Carolina Regiment in the Civil War. Jefferson: McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, pp.

$, paper, ISBN Reviewed by Stuart McClung Published on H-CivWar (April, ) Commissioned by Hugh F. Dubrulle (Saint Anselm College) In recent years, there has been a profusion of. Cape Fear Confederates: The 18th North Carolina Regiment in the Civil War Carolina Cavalier: The Life and Mind of James Johnston Pettigrew Causes of the Defeat of Gen.

Lee’s Army at the Battle of Gettysburg & Leading Confederates on the Battle of Gettysburg. Jay Butler has a son who attends Cape Fear High School. He said at a time when racial tension was high, this is the last picture he expected to see printed in. "Cape Fear Rising" is a fictionalized account of the Wilmington race riots.

I had a hard time getting through this book, even though I found the subject truly fascinat Wilmington, North Carolina is the only city in the entire history of the United States to have its elected government violently overthrown.4/5(25).

The Executioners is a psychological thriller - suspense novel written by John D. MacDonald, published in The plot concerns a lawyer being stalked and tormented by a criminal he helped put in prison.

It was filmed twice under the title Cape Fear, once in and again in Ironclad Defender of the Cape Fear CSS Raleigh. Cape Fear Historical Institute Papers. Ironclad CSS Raleigh, Defender of the Cape Fear: Its keel laid down in the Spring of at James Cassidey’s. shipyard in Wilmington and construction delayed by the.

shortage of materials, the CSS Raleigh was commissioned. by the Confederate States. A Brief History of the Cape Fear Area Books have been written on the various chapters of Cape Fear’s history, but the region’s story arguably begins with its “discovery” by French explorer Giovanni da Verrazano inand later Spanish explorer Lucas Vasquez de Ayllon who entered the river in The 18th North Carolina Regiment has the dubious distinction of firing the volley at Chancellorsville, Virginia, that mortally wounded General Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson.

This tragic accident has overshadowed the regiment's otherwise valiant servi. Cape Fear Confederates: the 18th North Carolina regiment in the Civil War.

[James Massie Gillispie] -- "The 18th North Carolina was a part of two famous Confederate military machines. This history chronicles the regiment's exploits from its origins through combat to its surrender at Appomattox Court.

The Confederate government attempted building ironclads in the state, and was successful in completing four ships: the CSS North Carolina and the CSS Raleigh on the Cape Fear River, the CSS Albemarle on the Roanoke River, and the CSS Neuse on the Neuse River.

There were also naval yards and stations located across the state, including a large operation at Charlotte for. This book chronicles the story of that time, adding in details of the construction of Fort Fisher, Fort Fisher was a monsterous earthwork fort near the mouth of the Cape Fear River that kept open the lifeline of the Confederacy - the port of Wilmington - the last place where blockade runners could supply the South with the necessities of life and war/5(12).

Gray Phantoms of the Cape Fear tells the story of their captains, their crews, their cargoes, their opponents, and their many unbelievable escapes. Rare photos and maps. “This book is nothing shy of a must read.” Site search Web search. North Carolina was used in the brackish Cape Fear River as a floating battery until she sank at her moorings in Septemberher bottom eaten through by teredo.

The second ironclad, Raleigh, had been completed in the spring of and sortied to. The Beery-Confederate yard was located just north of the present location of the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge.

(“The Big Book of the Cape Fear” by Claude V. Jackson III and edited by Jack Fryar, reproduces a contemporary photo of the site, with a wrecked tugboat moldering in the foreground.). On October 1,the Condor ran aground at the mouth of the Cape Fear River near Wilmington, North Carolina, while being pursued by the Union gunboat USS Niphon.

Fearing capture and reimprisonment, Greenhow fled the grounded ship by rowboat. W. Fitzhugh Brundage, a William Umstead Distinguished Professor of history at UNC who wrote an endorsement for the jacket of “Searching for Black. On the prow of this lookout a couple of men were placed to make observations as to the presence of a blockader.

It was awfully dark with no sound except the paddles as they stirred and pounded the waves. All sailors and passengers were ordered not to speak above a whisper, and all was quiet except the ripple that came from the prow of the craft as it plowed its way through the current of [ ].[Editor’s Note () – The author of this piece was James Sprunt.

This article was later published () in his book, Chronicles of the Cape Fear River, “Our ship’s company numbered forty-eight men, and now, after a lapse of forty-seven years, we two, James Sprunt, purser, and J.

W. Craig, pilot, are the only survivors of them all.”].