Tag: goobers

  • What State’s Troops Were Called Tarheels During the Civil War?

    That’s an easy one, and I’d guess most of TOCWOC’s readers either a) know the story of this derisive nickname Virginians gave to North Carolina’s soldiers during  the war or b) deduced it was North Carolina due to the University of North Carolina’s Tarheel moniker.  This topic came up recently when TOCWOC reader Wayne sent […]