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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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[This blog post comes from Matthew Peek, Military Collection Archivist for the State Archives of North Carolina.] As the state of North Carolina ends its Sesquicentennial commemoration of the American Civil War, we are fortunate to receive a valuable addition … Continue reading
Originally posted on History For All the People: The Friends of the Archives is pleased to announce an upcoming exhibit on the documents, history, and purpose of the State Archives of North Carolina. Treasures of Carolina: Stories from the State … Continue reading
[This announcement comes from Andrea Gabriel, Outreach and Development Coordinator for the State Archives of North Carolina.] “A Thorn in the Union’s Side: Rose O’Neal Greenhow, Part II” When: Noon—1:00 p.m., Monday, November 10 Where: State Archives and State Library … Continue reading
[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
[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
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
[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
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
[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