Suspicion and Sacrifice: High Point, North Carolina’s
Experience of the Great War WW1
Originally GCGS Journal #160 & 161. This volume describes the varying roles that civilians and soldiers from High Point, a middling industrial town in North Carolina’s Piedmont, played during the Great War. It covers a wide range of war-related themes, including patriotism, food conservation, commodity shortages, the Great Influenza Pandemic, mobilization, industrial participation, the roles of African Americans and women, the assault on civil liberties, and intolerance and paranoia. Included also are the names of 1,073 service personnel along with service details for individuals born, residing in, or later connected to High Point. Created to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day. 180 pages.