North Carolina

North Carolina, 1857, zoomable map
Boundaries and Extent. — North Carolina is bounded north by the State of Virginia, east and south-east by the Atlantic Ocean, south by South Carolina and Georgia, and west by the State of Tennessee. It extends from latitude 33° 50' to 36° 30' north, and lies between 75° 45' and 84° west longitude; is 430 miles in length, and varies in breadth from 20 to 180 miles, and contains about 45,000 square miles. (Gazetteer of the United States of America, 1854)

Record Data

Place Unit Type
  State or Province
Containing Unit

Note Cards

People

Birthplace of
 

Bayne, Thomas

No image yet available for this man
Full name
  Thomas Bayne

Clitherall, J. A. B.

Dickinson College Alumnus - No photograph currently available
Full name
  J.A.B. Clitherall

Places

Contained places
 
Name Type
Alamance County, NC County
Alexander County, NC County
Alleghany County, NC County
Anson County, NC County
Ashe County, NC County
Beaufort County, NC County
Bertie County, NC County
Bladen County, NC County
Brunswick County, NC County
Buncombe County, NC County
Burke County, NC County
Cabarrus County, NC County
Caldwell County, NC County
Camden County, NC County
Carteret County, NC County
Caswell County, NC County
Catawba County, NC County
Chatham County, NC County
Cherokee County, NC County
Chowan County, NC County
Clay County, NC County
Cleveland County, NC County
Columbus County, NC County
Craven County, NC County
Cumberland County, NC County
Currituck County, NC County
Dare County, NC County
Davidson County, NC County
Davie County, NC County
Duplin County, NC County
Durham County, NC County
Edgecombe County, NC County
Forsyth County, NC County
Franklin County, NC County
Gaston County, NC County
Gates County, NC County
Graham County, NC County
Granville County, NC County
Greene County, NC County
Guilford County, NC County
Halifax County, NC County
Harnett County, NC County
Haywood County, NC County
Henderson County, NC County
Hertford County, NC County
Hyde County, NC County
Iredell County, NC County
Jackson County, NC County
Johnson County, NC County
Jones County, NC County
Lenoir County, NC County
Lincoln County, NC County
Macon County, NC County
Madison County, NC County
Martin County, NC County
McDowell County, NC County
Mecklenburg County, NC County
Mitchell County, NC County
Montgomery County, NC County
Moore County, NC County
Nash County, NC County
New Hanover County, NC County
Northampton County, NC County
Onslow County, NC County
Orange County, NC County
Pamlico County, NC County
Pasquotank County, NC County
Pender County, NC County
Perquimans County, NC County
Person County, NC County
Pitt County, NC County
Polk County, NC County
Randolph County, NC County
Richmond County, NC County
Robeson County, NC County
Rockingham County, NC County
Rowan County, NC County
Rutherford County, NC County
Sampson County, NC County
Stanly County, NC County
Stokes County, NC County
Surry County, NC County
Swain County, NC County
Transylvania County, NC County
Tyrrell County, NC County
Union County, NC County
Vance County, NC County
Wake County, NC County
Warren County, NC County
Washington County, NC County
Watauga County, NC County
Wayne County, NC County
Wilkes County, NC County
Wilson County, NC County
Yadkin County, NC County
Yancey County, NC County

Documents

Subject
 
Date Title
01/07/1855 John Henry Hill to William Still, January 7, 1855
12/06/1855 Richmond (VA) Dispatch, "The Underground Railroad," December 6, 1855
12/19/1855 Thomas Garrett to William Still, December 19, 1855
07/19/1856 Thomas Garrett to William Still, July 19, 1856
01/06/1857 John Thompson to William Still, January 6, 1857
06/23/1857 New York Times, “Important from the South,” June 23, 1857
11/08/1858 Fayetteville (NC) Observer, “Revival of the Whig Party,” November 8, 1858
12/16/1858 Milwaukee (WI) Sentinel, “Who are the Agitators?,” December 16, 1858
01/24/1859 New York Herald, “The Presidential Question,” January 24, 1859
08/15/1859 Fayetteville (NC) Observer, “What is thought at the North of the New Ultimatum,” August 15, 1859
09/29/1859 Chicago (IL) Press and Tribune, “New Danger To Douglas,” September 29, 1859
01/06/1860 Greensboro (NC) Patriot, "Secession of the Medical Students," January 6, 1860
06/07/1860 Boston (MA) Herald, “A Fugitive,” June 7, 1857
06/28/1860 Chicago (IL) Press and Tribune, “An Explanation,” June 28, 1860
07/30/1860 Fayetteville (NC) Observer, “Disunion,” July 30, 1860
08/04/1860 New York Herald, “The Election in North Carolina,” August 4, 1860
08/06/1860 Chicago (IL) Press and Tribune, “A Word For Douglasites,” August 6, 1860
08/10/1860 New York Times, "Politics at the South," August 10, 1860
09/13/1860 Fayetteville (NC) Observer, "The Disunion Movement," September 13, 1860
11/06/1860 Raleigh (NC) Register, "Look Out, Douglas Men," November 6, 1860
11/14/1860 Raleigh (NC) Standard, "Untitled," November 14, 1860
11/19/1860 New York Herald, “The Disunion Question,” November 19, 1860
12/20/1860 New York Times, “A Sensible Proceeding,” December 20, 1860
02/14/1861 Fayetteville (NC) Observer, "Another Strong Blow for the Union," February 14, 1861
02/20/1861 Chicago (IL) Tribune, “Bad For Virginia,” February 20, 1861
03/07/1861 Fayetteville (NC) Observer, “Hon. John A. Gilmer,” March 7, 1861
04/04/1861 Fayetteville (NC) Observer, “North Carolina and Secession,” April 4, 1861
04/15/1861 Richmond (VA) Dispatch, “Retaliation,” April 15, 1861
08/27/1861 Cleveland (OH) Herald, “Union Feeling in North Carolina,” August 27, 1861
11/20/1861 Marble Nash Taylor, Proclamation to the People of North Carolina, November 20, 1861
11/21/1861 Cleveland (OH) Herald, “North Carolina Dissatisfied,” November 21, 1861
01/22/1862 Marble Nash Taylor, Proclamation to the People of North Carolina calling Elections, January 22, 1862
09/29/1862 Fayetteville (NC) Observer, “An Urgent Appeal,” September 29, 1862