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- adj. Of or relating to North Carolina, one of the United States.
- n. A resident of North Carolina.
He remained close to Kerry; as a native North Carolinian he balanced off the patrician New Englander’s Boston-dominated core of longtime advisers.
So plain were the indications of an attack that he directed his remaining infantry, that of Rodes and Breckinridge, to hurry to the ground where the young North Carolinian was standing in furious determination to wipe out the disgrace of his recent defeat at Stephenson's Depot.
Until May 1 the North Carolinian never had led in action the fine brigade of George Anderson that had been committed to him.
He was a North Carolinian by birth, had received his appointment from Tennessee, and had served as aide to General Quitman in Mexico.
A spoiling attack by Dodson Ramseur held the initiative for a time, but presently Ramseur and then Gordon were pushed back to the ground from which the North Carolinian had started his assault.