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Henry Toole Clark : Civil War governor of North Carolina

Author: R Matthew Poteat
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English
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"This is the first in-depth, comprehensive biography of Henry Toole Clark, North Carolina's second Civil War governor. It explores Clark's role as a member of the Old South's planter elite and his change in status after the war, his slaveholding business, the constitutional crisis that made him governor, and his career during years of Reconstruction"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Henry T Clark
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: R Matthew Poteat
ISBN: 9780786437283 0786437286
OCLC Number: 270109651
Description: x, 207 p. : ill., maps ; 26 cm.
Contents: Frontier aristocrats --
Coming into his own --
"We rely upon his honesty" --
"North Carolina has been neglected" --
"With no man to protect us" --
"That odious constitution".
Responsibility: R. Matthew Poteat ; foreword by Joe A. Mobley.

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"This is the first in-depth, comprehensive biography of Henry Toole Clark, North Carolina's second Civil War governor. It explores Clark's role as a member of the Old South's planter elite and his change in status after the war, his slaveholding business, the constitutional crisis that made him governor, and his career during years of Reconstruction"--Provided by publisher.

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John Hilton incorrectly identified

by phgregg (WorldCat user published 2011-08-19) Very Good Permalink

On page 107, John Hilton is identified as a 66 year old farmer and father of four.  The source for this is the 1860 Davidson County, NC, census.  I believe the correct John Hilton is his son, John Hilton, age 32, in the 1860 Davidson County, NC, census, incorrectly transcribed as John Helion...
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