Carolina in the Trenches

A WWI Digital History Project

Welcome to Carolina in the Trenches — a digital history project at UNC Charlotte!

Through a variety of online resources and digital exhibits, our goal is to bring greater awareness to the many ways that North Carolina and its people contributed to the American experience of the First World War.  Use the portals below or the drop-down menu bar on the left to enter and navigate this site. 

This is an on-going project, so check back regularly as we update the project with new stories, exhibits, and interactive features!

Charlotte, NC

Learn more about the impact of WWI on the city of Charlotte, NC, such as the influential Camp Greene!

Hot Springs, NC

Discover the WWI German internment camp located at a hotel resort in the mountain city of Hot Springs!