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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.
Note: all posts and comments on this website are public records.
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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
[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
[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
[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
[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
[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
[This blog post comes from Debbi Blake of our Public Services Branch.] The Friends of the Archives workshop on digital preservation scheduled for the auditorium of the State Archives building at 9:00 on October 25 is cancelled. We are sorry … Continue reading
The North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources has started a new blog called “This Day in North Carolina History” dedicated to a day-to-day history of the people and places of the Tar Heel state. Today’s entry is relevant to the … Continue reading
[This blog post comes from Military Collection Archivist, Kenrick N. Simpson.] The Military Collection of the North Carolina State Archives has recently received a small but important collection of Civil War letters, the majority of which were written by soldiers … Continue reading