North Carolina in the Civil War and Reconstruction: Primary sources and readings explore North Carolina during the Civil War and Reconstruction (1860–1876). Topics include debates over secession, battles and strategies, the war in North Carolina, the soldier's experience, the home front, freedom and civil rights for former slaves, Reconstruction, and the "redemption" of the state by conservatives. (Page 10.8)
Stereograph photo shows Chief Justice Morrison R. Waite administers the oath of office to Rutherford B. Hayes on a flag-draped inaugural stand on the east portico of the U.S. Capitol, March 4, 1877.
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