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North Carolina Voices: The Civil War


WUNC North Carolina Voices: The Civil WarRaleigh’s WUNC Radio aired episodes in a series, North Carolina Voices: The Civil War, dur­ing the mid­dle of June. The series includes pieces on the impact of the war on North Carolinians and their fam­i­lies from the time of the Civil War until now. Thankfully, the episodes are avail­able for stream­ing and down­load­ing from the WUNC website.

Among other pieces, there is an episode with inter­views the liv­ing daugh­ters of Confederate vet­er­ans. There is also an inves­ti­ga­tion of the reli­gious his­tory of the Civil War (“Whose Side is God On?”), which inter­views George C. Rable, author of God’s Almost Chosen Peoples: A Religious History of the American Civil War (Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 2010) and Reginald Hildebrand, author of The Times Were Strange and Stirring: Methodist Preachers and the Crisis of Emancipation (Durham: Duke University Press, 1995.

There are two inter­est­ing pieces about African Americans in New Bern, North Carolina:

There are also shows about re-enactors, bat­tle­fields, and sev­eral other top­ics. Take a listen!
 
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