Civil War Sword of Pvt. James Phelps

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James Phelps

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Categories: 1st NC Union Volunteers, NC Southern Unionists, NC Union Volunteers, New Bern, North Carolina Union Calvary, Plymouth, Washington County

Author:Richard R. Phillips Jr.

They have been forgotten, those white Southerners who fought on the Union side. They are the unknown soldiers of the Civil War. In the vast and growing literature of that conflict they remain practically unmentioned. There are historic reasons why this has been so, but it has not been because the men are historically unimportant or undeserving of remembrance. Not at all. They made a difference in the outcome of the war: without them, it would not have ended when and as it did. - Lincoln’s Loyalists

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