Between Slavery and the Want of Railroads: Reconstruction in the North Carolina Mountains
Dr. Steve Nash, Associate Professor of History at East Tennessee State University, talks about many of the dynamics that emerged in Western North Carolina during the Reconstruction Era, with newly freed people gaining the right to vote, and emergence of tobacco as a cash crop to bolster local economies.
Nash, Steven E., "Between Slavery and the Want of Railroads: Reconstruction in the North Carolina Mountains" (2017). ETSU Faculty Works. 770.