Books by local historian

Frances H. Casstevens

Books are available from the publisher, on-line at and on-line at Barnes & Noble. To order, write to Frances H. Casstevens, 313 Chestnut Street, Yadkinville, NC 27055 or e-mail; or order from the list of publishers below.

Read the article about Frances Casstevens appearing in the Winston Salem Journal on December 5, 2007

Local History

Heritage of Yadkin County, North Carolina, Vol. I.
Winston-Salem, NC: Hunter Publishing Co., 1981.
Available only from the Yadkin County Historical Society, P. O. Box 1250, Yadkinville, NC 27055 or The Yadkin County Public Library, Yadkinville, NC

Yadkin County, North Carolina: The First One Hundred Years.
Dover, NH: Arcadia Publishing Co., 1996, paperback. [Currently out of print]

Regional History

Death in North Carolina's Piedmont: Tales of Murder, Suicide, and Causes Unknown.
The History Press, Charleston, SC 2006., paperback.


Ghosts and their Haunts: The Legends and Lore of the Yadkin River Valley, Boone, NC:
Parkway Publishing Co., 200, paperback.
Available from Parkway Publishers, Boone, NC; distributed by John F. Blair & Co., Winston-Salem, NC; the author; or online at, or from the author

Civil War Books

The Civil War and Yadkin County, North Carolina
Clingman's Brigade in the Confederacy, 1862-1865
Edward A. Wild and the African Brigade in the Civil War
George Washington Alexander and Castle Thunder: A Prison and its Commandant
Out of the Mouth of Hell:@ Civil War Prisons and Escapes
Tales from the North and South: Twenty-four Remarkable People and Events of the Civil War
The 28th Regiment, North Carolina Troops

Published by McFarland & Co., P. O. Box 611, Jefferson, NC. To order, call toll free 1-800-253-2187.

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