On this day in the Civil War, a convention of pro-Union delegates from 42 counties in North Carolina meet and repudiate the order of secession from the Union, passed in May 1861.

The convention appoints Marble Nash Taylor as provisional governor of North Carolina.

north-carolina

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s