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From Benson Lossing, Pictorial Fieldbook of the Revolution, 1852.

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  • Revolutionary North Carolina: Primary sources and readings explore North Carolina in the era of the American Revolution. Topics include the Regulators, the resistance to Great Britain, the War for Indpendence, and the creation of new governments. (Page 1.5)

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portrait of Edmund Fanning

Edmund Fanning, a colonial official in Hillsborough the 1760s and 1770s, was a target of the Regulators, who charged him with abusing his power. This engraving was made in the nineteenth century.