Tag Archives: Dept. of Cultural Resources

Exclusive Civil War Bus Tour – Early Registration Closes Soon

[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

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First Wednesdays – “We are all nearly worn out with waiting for the tide”

By early 1863, Governor Zebulon Vance saw the need for the State of North Carolina to operate its own system of supplying Tar Heel soldiers in the field. His limited service as the colonel of the Twenty-Sixth North Carolina Troops … Continue reading

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Exclusive North Carolina Civil War 150th Anniversary Bus Tour Oct. 24-26

[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

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First Wednesdays: The Reasons William W. Holden Ran for Governor, 1864

In the spring of 1864, the American Civil War has been going on for three years, and the people of North Carolina were tired of the war and the ravages, it brought with it. Many were talking about peace and … Continue reading

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Prisoners of War and Other Civil War Lectures for 2014

[This announcement is cross-posted from the History for All the People Blog] Event poster for the February 10, 2014 Civil War lecture on Prisoners of War. The State Archives Civil War Sesquicentennial Committee presents a lecture given by Bill Brown … Continue reading

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See Civil War Uniforms in the Conservation Process

[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

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This Day in North Carolina History and Archives Week

The North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources has started a new blog called “This Day in North Carolina History” dedicated to a day-to-day history of the people and places of the Tar Heel state. Today’s entry is relevant to the … Continue reading

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Ribbon Cutting for Western Regional Archives Is Friday, Aug. 10

[This blog post comes from a Dept. of Cultural Resources press release – you can find other news related to NC Cultural Resources here. While this press release doesn’t have a Civil War connection, I did want to make sure … Continue reading

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2nd Saturdays Civil War Events for June

The Department of Cultural Resources is again sponsoring the “2nd Saturdays” program (see this video for more information) in which more than 100 events will be held across the state on the second Saturdays of the months of June, July and … Continue reading

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Friends of the Outer Banks History Center Will Host Program on Civil War Art

[This blog post comes from a Dept. of Cultural Resources press release – you can find other news related to NC Cultural Resources here.] Friends of the Outer Banks History Center Will Host  Public Program on Civil War Art at April 20 … Continue reading

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