A Literary and Historical Bibliography of Union Lodge No. __ and Phoenix Lodge No. 8

References to Union Lodge No. ___, Phoenix Lodge No. 8, and the early history of Freemasonry in North Carolina can be found in the following literary and historical documents:




Gould, Robert Freke, Ed. A Library of Freemasonry Comprising its Histories, Antiquities, Symbols, Constitutions, Customs, Etc., and Concordant Orders of Royal Arch, Knights Templar, A. A. S. Rite, Mystic Shrine, With Other Important Masonic Information of Value to the Fraternity, Derived from Official and Standard Sources Throughout the World, From the Earliest Period to the Present Time. Volume IV. London: John C. Yorsten Publishing Company, 1906.


Haywood, Marshall DeLancey. The Beginnings of Freemasonry in North Carolina and Tennessee. Raleigh, North Carolina: Weaver & Lynch, Printers and Binders, 1906.


Laird, Archibald.  The Near Great - Chronicles of the Vice Presidents.  North Quincy, Massachusetts: The Christopher Publishing House, 1980.


Laurie, William Alexander.  The History of Free Masonry and the Grand Lodge of Scotland with Chapters on the Knight Templars, Knights of St. John, Mark Masonry, and R. A. Degree to Which is Added an Appendix of Valuable Papers.  Edinburgh, Scotland: Seton & MacKenzie, 1859.


Oates, John A. The Story of Fayetteville and the Upper Cape Fear. Charlotte, North Carolina: The Dowd Press, 1950.


Parramore, Thomas C. Launching the Craft: The First Half-Century of Freemasonry in North Carolina. Raleigh, North Carolina: Litho Industries, 1975.


Parvin, Theodore Sutton. Annals of the Grand Lodge of Iowa, 1844-1887, Volume X, 1885-1887, Forty-Second, Forty-Third, and Forty-Fourth Communications of the Grand Lodge of Iowa. Davenport, IA: Egbert, Fidlar, and Chambers, 18XX.


Powell, Joey. Images of America: Cumberland County. Charleston, SC: Arcadia Printing, 1999.


Smith, Emily Farrington. Fayetteville, North Carolina: An All American History. Charleston, South Carolina: The History Press, 2011.


Stillson, Henry Leonard and William James Hughan, Editors. History of the Ancient and Honorable Fraternity of Free and Accepted Masons and Concordant Orders. Boston, MA: The Fraternity Publishing Company, 1906.


Tatsch, J. Hugo. Freemasonry in the Thirteen Colonies. Unknown Printing, 1933.


Wheeler, John H.  Historical Sketches of North Carolina, From 1584 to 1851, Compiled from Original Records, Official Documents, and Traditional Statements, with Biographical Sketches of her Distinguished Statesmen, Jurists, Lawyers, Soldiers, Divines, Etc.  Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott, Grambo and Co., 1851.





Banks, James. An Address, Delivered to Phoenix Lodge No. 8 at the Dedication of their Present Lodge Building by James Banks, June 24, A. L., 5858, A. D. 1858.  Fayetteville, North Carolina: Baptist Press, 1904. 


Winslow, Edward Lee.  An Address Containing the History of Phoenix Lodge No. 8 from its Formation: Delivered Before the Officers and Members, at the Public Installation of the Officers, December 24th, 1849, by Edward Lee Winslow, Worshipful Master. Fayetteville, NC: W.M. Potter, 1850.





Timberlake, E. W., Jr. The Rise of Freemasonry in North Carolina. NOCALORE, Vol. 1, Part 2. Raleigh, North Carolina: Grand Lodge of North Carolina, 1932.





Ramsey, William Lee.  History of Phoenix Lodge No. 8, A.F. & A.M.  Fayetteville, North Carolina: Private Printing, 1959.