Tag Archives: conscription

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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Event Reminder: Confederate Conscription Lecture


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First Wednesdays – Mass Uprising

By April 1862, the Confederacy faced the prospect of its armies disintegrating in the face of potential Union offensives in North Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia. This disintegration would result from the mustering out of nearly 148 regiments of twelve-month volunteers, … Continue reading

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