||Introduction / dr Jeffrey J. Crow -- 1. "Now it is all good and better" : Fayetteville and the origins of Fort Bragg / Jonathan F. Phillips -- 2. Where Johnnie got his gun: Charlotte and Camp Greene / Kurt D. Geske -- 3. Planting doughboys on the farm: Hugh MacRae and the soldier settlement movement / J. Vincent Lowery -- 4. "Bringing home to the trenches" : North Carolina women on the warfront during the Great War / Jerra Jenrette -- 5. Black North Carolinians as soldiers in the First World War : the first, the proud, the brave / Janet G. Hudson -- 6. War mobilization and "purposeful loyalty" : North Carolina's Council of Defense / James S. Bissett -- 7. "There may be a few obstructionists about" : mobilization and resistance in the Germanic counties of Piedmont North Carolina, 1917-1918 / Gary R. Freeze -- 8. Josephus Daniels, "freedom of the seas," and North Carolina's economy during the Great War / Lee A. Craig -- 9. "Lest we forget" : the literary works of North Carolina's First World War soldiers / Melissa Edmundson -- 10. "The means of instilling that spirit of Americanism" : North Carolina, cultural memory, and the First World War / Shannon Bontrager -- 11. The First and Second World War generations of North Carolina political leadership / Karl E. Campbell -- 12. "The American Legion will come to my rescue" : disability in North Carolina's Great War / Pamela C. Edwards -- 13. W.S. Rankin and the creation of public health in North Carolina, 1909-1925 / William P. Brandon and Lauren A. Austin -- 14. "Doing their big bit": North Carolina's women on the homefront / Angela Robbins -- 15. Pandemic and war, 1918-1919 : preliminary analysis of new North Carolina influenza data / Lauren A. Austin and William P. Brandon -- 16. Years of promise : tobacco agriculture and the Great War / Evan P. Bennett -- 17. Towels, socks, and denim : World War I and North Carolina's cotton mills / Annette Cox -- 18. "Let me have one of my boys back": class-based mobilization of labor on the Tar Heel homefront / Pamela C. Edwards.