Second Mondays Lecture Series
May 11, 2015 at 12 Noon
(Archives & History Building Auditorium, Raleigh, NC):
Sherman’s March and the Occupation of Raleigh
(William H. Brown, Registrar, State Archives of North Carolina)
In March 1865, the American Civil War had finally come to North Carolina with the arrival of General Sherman’s armies in the Tar Heel State. We will discuss the entry of General Sherman and his “bummers” in North Carolina and their arrival in Raleigh, North Carolina.