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First Wednesdays – “…Ankle Shattered by shell…”

With the ending of the American Civil War, North Carolina began the long process to rehabilitate itself for re-entry back into the United States of America. In addition, the state’s veterans also started the process of their rehabilitation back into … Continue reading

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North Carolina Provided Limbs to Make Veterans Whole

[This blog post comes from a Dept. of Cultural Resources press release – you can find other news related to NC Cultural Resources here.] RALEIGH – Amputations were the most common operation performed during the American Civil War, constituting roughly … Continue reading

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