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Goldsboro   Listen

A town that is a major tobacco center in eastern North Carolina.

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"Goldsboro" Quotes from Famous Books

... the danger was that by this and the "South Side" railroad, Lee might slip out, join Johnston, and overwhelm Sherman before Grant could reach him. In time, this peril was removed by the junction of Schofield's army, coming from Wilmington, with that of Sherman at Goldsboro. Yet, even after this relief, there remained a possibility that Lee, uniting with Johnston, and thus leading a still powerful army of the more determined and constant veterans, might prolong the ...
— Abraham Lincoln, Vol. II • John T. Morse

... slave auction, which seem, so long ago: very handsome, very boyish, and yet with the air of one to be deferred to. It was sufficiently remarkable that I should have found him in Vicksburg. But now—to be brought face to face with him in this old dining room in Goldsboro! And he a prisoner. He had not moved. I did not know how he would act, but I went up to him and held out my hand, and said.—"How ...
— The Crossing • Winston Churchill

Words linked to "Goldsboro" :   Old North State, Tar Heel State, North Carolina, NC, town

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