Thursday, October 6, 2016

The Civil War in North Carolina-- Part 1: "God Bless theTar Heel Boys"

From "The Civil War In North Carolina: Visit Our Historic Sites" brochure.

ORIGIN OF THE NAME TAR HEELS

Many of you know that one of the nicknames of North Carolina is Tar Heel.  Hey even the main state school, the University of North Carolina- Chapel Hill, is nicknamed the "Tar Heels."

But, where did the name come from?

Next Blog for Answer.  --Old Tarsesh

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