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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.
Tag Archives: genealogy
[This blog post was written by Debbi Blake, Collection Services Section Manager for the State Archives of North Carolina.] With the abolition of slavery came many questions about the rights of freedmen, one of which was how to validate marriages. … Continue reading
[This event reminder is a cross-posting of a GHL Blog post.] April 13, 2013 Genealogy Workshop: Researching Your Civil War Ancestors Don’t forget to join us on April 13, 2013 as staff members from the Government & Heritage Library and … Continue reading
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
It’s been a while since we’ve given you an update on materials being added to the North Carolina Digital Collections, so here’s a snapshot of what we’re currently working on: First, we’re loading Civil War materials related to Lawrence O’Bryan … Continue reading
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
While this isn’t really Civil War related, it might help those of you who want to sharpen your genealogical skills, which could help you with your Civil War based research. The Friends of the Archives will sponsor a “Finding Your … Continue reading
[This blog post was written by Debbi Blake, Public Services Branch Head for the North Carolina State Archives.] 2011 marks the beginning of the American Civil War Sesquicentennial and its commemoration will renew interest in conducting research on the period … Continue reading
Recently, at the NC Civil War Sesquicentennial Memory symposium, I presented a paper on the unveiling of the North Carolina Appomattox monument. My paper explored Reunion over the concept of valor between North and South but division over valor between … Continue reading