New Books for Sale!

We are excited about several new genealogy books focused on Western North Carolina now available in our bookstore.

These books are available along with our other regular priced new books in our eBay store: click here for our eBay bookstore

Here is the list of the latest books for sale:

“Buncombe County Court Records, Volume 5” – edited by Sandra Samz (2017). Over 250 pages of records from the Court of Pleas & Quarter Sessions covering July 1854 through October 1859.  This court met quarterly and handled all the business of the county. 307 pages. Full name index. Price: $54.99, NC Tax: $3.85, P&H: $5.00

“Minutes of the Quarterly Conference Methodist Church South, Holston Conference, Swannanoa Circuit” – transcribed by Sandra Samz and edited by Ruth Dilling (2017). Abstract of minutes of quarterly conferences for group of Methodist churches in Buncombe and Henderson counties between 1879 and 1897. Numerous deaths, baptisms, church enrollments, conference officials and participants reported. 107 pgs., sb, index. Price $24.99, NC Tax: $1.75. P&H: $4.00

“Mountain Conflict – The Union Army Finally Reaches Asheville, NC” – by Jeffrey Lovelace (2017).  Presenting a history of the “Battle of Asheville” in April 1865, this book has been a personal project of the author for many years.  It has finally been edited and printed as a new book in the anniversary month of the battle.  Lovelace has scoured the libraries and archives for the history of this battle and has completed a comprehensive look at the evidence to tell the story of that event as it unfolded near the end of the war. He included profiles of the military leaders who fought here along with several pictures for each.  There are details of the regiments who fought in the area, the local fortifications and the weapons that they used.  The 200+ page book has sources documented in a bibliography and a comprehensive index.  Anyone interested in the Civil War and Western North Carolina will find a lot of material on this event laid out in a timeline containing the details and the decisions that led to the battle. 201 pgs., sb, index. $29.99, NC Tax: $2.10, P&H: $4.00

“World War II Newspaper Accounts for Soldiers of Madison County, NC”, by Jan C. Plemmons (2017). This book is the compilation of 2 notebooks of newspaper clippings on the soldiers who served n World War II from the Madison Co., NC region. The clippings come from both “The News Record” of Madison County, NC and “The Asheville Citizen-Times”.  Softbound & illustrated. 346 pages.  Every name index included. Price: $34.99, NC Tax: $2.45, P&H: $5.00

Also, you can go directly to our eBay store for used books available by auction: click here for our used books

All proceeds of these book sales go to the support of our library and website so your purchases will benefit the Society for years to come. If you have any questions about the new books or our auction books, please call us at 828-253-1894.





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