Tag Archives: Obituaries

Obituaries – George Burgwin Johnston

Recently Tiffanie added George Burgwin Johnston’s Diary to our Civil War Digital Collection.  Johnston served as Captain of Company G, 28th Regiment, NC Infantry and was captured as a prisoner of war in 1862.  Along with his diary, the Johnston … Continue reading

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Archives Week: Obituary for Governor John W. Ellis

John W. Ellis served as Governor of North Carolina from 1859 to 1861.  Originally noted for his work on internal improvements such as improving roads and the state educational system, his second term was marked by the ongoing secession crisis. … Continue reading

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Obituaries – Henry Lawson Wyatt

As we remember the many men who fought and died in the Civil War it is interesting to look back at how their loss affected those around them.  There were many important North Carolinians who passed away on and off … Continue reading

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