Scoundrels Rogues and Heroes

Scoundrels, Rogues and Heroes of the Old North State

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To cure your curiosity or to supply you with clever quips at cocktail parties this collection of stories originally written by lauded North Carolina historian Dr. H.G. Jones for his long-standing “In Light of History” series is a must-read.

The tales in this book span four hundred years of North Carolina history. Across the golden age of pirates, the colonial period and the American-Revolution, the Civil War and Reconstruction. These stories of characters from the high seas, the coast, down east, the mountains, the piedmont and the sandhills cover every part of the Tar Heel State.

This revised and updated edition contains ten additional accounts of Tar Heel history, accompanied by archival images from the lifetime collection of Dr. Jones and a map highlighting each story’s geographic interest area.

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Scoundrels, Rogues and Heroes of the Old North State

by Dr. H.G. Jones

Written by lauded North Carolina historian Dr. H.G. Jones in his long-standing In Light of History series for the Associated Press, the tales in Scoundrels, Rogues and Heroes of the Old North State span four hundred years of North Carolina history.

Across the golden age of pirates, the colonial period and the American Revolution, the Civil War and Reconstruction, Prohibition and every era in between, they include stories of characters from the high seas, the coast, “down east,” the mountains, the piedmont, the sand hills—every part of the state.

At times informative, at times moving and on occasion side-splittingly hilarious, this collection of stories with amusing pen-and-ink drawings is a must for North Carolinians young and old alike and a thoughtful gift for visitors.

Paperback: 128 pages
Publisher: The History Press (November 1, 2004)
ISBN-13: 978-1596290259