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North Carolina

State: North Carolina

Lat/Long: 35.5000, -80.0000

One of the original thirteen colonies, North Carolina was a slave state and sided with the Confederacy during the Civil War. New Bern was its original capital, but was replaced by Fayetteville in 1789 and then Raleigh in 1792.

William S. Powell, North Carolina through Four Centuries (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1989), 53, 131, 144, 345-46, 348, Ken Peters, "City of Raleigh"; Lloyd Johnson, "City of Fayetteville," North Carolina History Project: Encyclopedia of the Old North State,