Examines the state's involvement in the "Second War of American Independence" on land and at sea. Topics include the political background of the conflict, war preparations in the state, the importance of privateers, British raids on the North Carolina coast, and the conclusion of the war.
About the Author
Dr. Sarah McCulloh Lemmon (1914-2002) was one of North Carolina's preeminent historians. She earned a Ph.D. from UNC-Chapel Hill in 1952. During a thirty-five-year career at Meredith College, Dr. Lemmon served in a variety of positions from professor of history to department administrator to college historian.