The guerrilla war in western North Carolina has been treated in William R. Trotter, Bushwackers: The Civil War in North Carolina. The Mountains (Winston-Salem: J.F.Blair 1988). Other publications are Paul Escott, Many Excellent People: Power and Privilege in North Carolina, 1850 – 1900 (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1985), pp. 59 – 84 and William T. Auman, “Neighbor against Neighbor: The Inner Civil War in the Randolph County Area of Confederate North Carolina”, North Carolina Historical Review, LVIII (October 1981), pp. 327 – 63.

Several of the units above are treated in the multivolume work North Carolina Troops, 1861-1865: A Roster) especially volume II Cavalry).

The Thomas Legion has been treated in Vernon Crow´s Thomas´ Legion of Mountaineers and Cherokee Indians (Cherokee, NC: Press of the Museum of the Cherokee Indian, 1982).

For a detailed listing of all North Carolina units see North Carolina Troops, 1861-1865: A Roster (16 volumes are planned with a 17th volume, a master index) with the names of all around 125,000 Confederate military personnel from the state of North Carolina.

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