Author Archives: Ashley

New Volume of the Papers of Zebulon Baird Vance Available

[This press release comes from the Historical Publications Section of the Department of Cultural Resources.] The third volume in The Papers of Zebulon Baird Vance series is now available. The last eighteen months of Vance’s governorship at the end of … Continue reading

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New Page for Civil War Links

As you may have noticed, the State Archives of North Carolina launched a new website last week. You can read the announcement on our main blog for information on specific things that have changed and how the new site is … Continue reading

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See Civil War Uniforms in the Conservation Process

[This blog post is cross-posted from Department of Cultural Resources blog Adventures in North Carolina Culture] The bloodied coat of Lt. Col. Thomas Ruffin of Johnston County, worn when he was mortally wounded in battle in Virginia Oct. 15, 1863, … Continue reading

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Women Who Riot

Please join us for a free “Second Mondays” lecture entitled “Women Who Riot” on Monday, May 13, 2013 from 10:30am to 11:30am in the Auditorium of the Archives & History Building at 109 East Jones St., Raleigh, NC. The talk … Continue reading

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Rare Opportunity to View Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation in Raleigh

[This press release comes to us via Bill Brown, Registrar for the State Archives of North Carolina. ] The Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation is one of the most significant documents in United States history. President Abraham Lincoln issued the document on … Continue reading

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The Power and Popularity of Music in the Civil War

[This blog post comes from a press release from the North Carolina Museum of History.] The Power and Popularity of Music in the Civil War Music was everywhere during the Civil War. It served as a powerful and meaningful influence … Continue reading

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April 13, 2013 Genealogy Workshop: Researching Your Civil War Ancestors

[This event reminder is a cross-posting of a GHL Blog post.] April 13, 2013 Genealogy Workshop: Researching Your Civil War Ancestors Don’t forget to join us on April 13, 2013 as staff members from the Government & Heritage Library and … Continue reading

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New Exhibit in the Search Room

[This post comes from State Archives registrar William (Bill) H. Brown.] In conjunction with our pending presentation on the Confederate Conscription Acts, 1862-1864 on November 19th, the Search Room of the State Archives of North Carolina has set up an … Continue reading

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Event Reminder: Confederate Conscription Lecture

 

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Historic Sale of North Carolina Troops, 1861 – 1865: A Roster

[Our blog post today comes from the Historical Publications Section, one of our sister organizations within the North Carolina Office of Archives and History.] The Historical Publications Section of the N.C. Office of Archives and History announces an unprecedented historic … Continue reading

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