The North Carolina Booklet: Great Events in North Carolina History, Volumes 1-2
Martha Helen Haywood, Mrs. Hubert Haywood, Mary Hilliard Hinton
North Carolina Society of the Daughters of the Revolution, 1901 - Local history
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Page 77 - I trust it has ever been my ruling principle, that honesty is the best policy ; and likewise that other golden precept — to do unto all men as I would they should do unto me.
Page 27 - ... degrees, and was sodded with marsh grass, which grew luxuriantly. The parapet was not less than twenty-five feet thick, with an inclination of only one foot. The revetment was five feet nine inches high, from the floor of the gun chambers, and these were some twelve feet or more from the interior plane. The guns were all mounted in barbette, Columbiad carriages ; there was not a single casemated gun in the fort.