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Welcome to the SA of NC Civil War 150 blog
North Carolina Civil War 150 is a space for collecting all news, events, and observances related to the American Civil War Sesquicentennial commemoration at the State Archives of North Carolina.
The State Archives of North Carolina Civil War Sesquicentennial Timeline (PDF) is now available.
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“I at once said who goes there?” Or at least that’s how “Little Bill” Kirk’s version of Stonewall Jackson’s fatal wounding began. The legend of Stonewall Jackson is one of the most enduring hallmarks of the Lost Cause of the … Continue reading
Perhaps no other document from the American Civil War has engendered as much speculation or controversy as the infamous Special Order 191, or as it is more generally known, the “Lost Order” or the “Lost Dispatch.” Historians have argued for … Continue reading
The Peninsula Campaign was significant for many reasons: it was the first concerted, large-scale attempt by Union forces to capture Richmond; it solidified General Robert E. Lee’s place in history as the preeminent southern general; and, upon its completion, was … Continue reading