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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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I’ve got a few brief updates to pass along: If you follow us on Facebook or Twitter you’ll know that the newest member of our Civil War Committee, Mark, has added his family to the stories under the “Find Your … Continue reading
There is a new essay available under the “Find Your Civil War Ancestors” tab. “Find Your Civil War Ancestors” is a project we started during October of last year where members of our staff try to research one of their … Continue reading
We have added a new story to the “Find Your Civil War Ancestors” menu. Jacob Spellman’s headstone launches a quest to see if we can find out more information about him. What we find, and how we find it, may … Continue reading
President Abraham Lincoln issued the preliminary Emancipation Proclamation on September 22, 1862. The intent was to free slaves in any state in rebellion against the federal government. A state could show it was not in rebellion by having a duly … Continue reading
Welcome to everyone who found us after the website went “live” yesterday. Most of you have probably found the online exhibit “Find Your Civil War Ancestors” already, but since my last post mentioned that it was “coming soon” I thought … Continue reading