Monthly Archives: February 2011

Civil War Letters: Kendrick and Revis

I have another update on the Civil War letters project. We in the Information Management Branch have finished adding the letters from the Larkin S. Kendrick Papers and Daniel W. Revis Letters to the North Carolina Digital Collections (NCDC). We’ve … Continue reading

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Sesquicentennial Lecture Series Begins Monday

The first in a series of lectures sponsored by the Archives and Records Civil War 150 Committee will be held on Monday, February 14, 2011, from 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM in the State Archives and Library Building auditorium. Topics … Continue reading

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First Wednesdays – Fort Caswell

While some North Carolinians reacted to Lincoln’s election, and South Carolina’s subsequent secession, by debating politics and petitioning the governor and General Assembly, others in the state took a more radical approach.  In early January 1861, acting with no authority … Continue reading

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First Wednesdays – Peace Conference

While citizens of North Carolina struggled with home front issues, such as local political allegiances and the threat of slave insurrections, politicians continued to grapple with the deepening secession crisis.  The failed “Crittenden Compromise” in the lame duck session of … Continue reading

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“Poetry and Journalism in the U.S. Civil War” Lecture at the NC Museum of History

The complete version of this announcement of events at one of our sister institutions is available on our main blog, but I thought I’d pass along this information here: Correspondent Lines: Poetry and Journalism in the U.S. Civil War Sunday, … Continue reading

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