Monthly Archives: November 2012

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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Foraging – a good plan?

In the aftermath of the Army of Northern Virginia’s expedition into Maryland in September 1862, General Robert E. Lee needed supplies to feed and maintain his army.  Lee called upon the government in Richmond to get the supplies.  Looking south … Continue reading

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Event Reminder: Confederate Conscription Lecture


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New letters added to our Civil War Digital Collection

In August the Military Collection Archivist, Kenrick N. Simpson wrote about a new collection, the Society for the Historical Preservation of the 26th North Carolina Regiment* Collection. This small collection consists of Civil War letters primarily written by soldiers of … Continue reading

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First Wednesdays – “I can not see the sight of no gun.”

The Confederate Army of Northern Virginia, as well as other armies in the field, had to be rearmed, re-supplied, and reconstituted after the horrific fighting of the summer and fall of 1862. Southern governors were pressed to cull their state … Continue reading

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