Author Archives: Ashley

Traveling Archivist Offers Help to North Carolina Repositories

[This blog post comes from Andrea Gabriel, Outreach and Development Coordinator for the State Archives of North Carolina, and is cross-posted from the History For All the People blog.] Could you use some help with managing and caring for your … Continue reading

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Exclusive North Carolina Civil War 150th Anniversary Bus Tour Oct. 24-26

[This blog post comes from a Dept. of Cultural Resources press release - you can find other news related to NC Cultural Resources here.] From the massive amphibious attack on Fort Fisher to the 6,000 acre battlefield at Bentonville to … Continue reading

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1901 Confederate Pension Applications

If you follow the State Archives blog History For All the People you already know about this ongoing digitization project. But if you missed the announcement last month, here is a bit of Aaron’s original blog post: The Digital Access … Continue reading

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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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