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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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1901 Confederate Pension Applications

If you follow the State Archives blog History For All the People you already know about this ongoing digitization project. But if you missed the announcement last month, here is a bit of Aaron’s original blog post: The Digital Access … Continue reading

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Civil War Research at the North Carolina State Archives

[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

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Sneak Peek

We have some big news coming out next month, but I thought I’d give our Civil War 150 readers an early look at what we’re working on: “Parole signed by Andrew Johnson dated September 28, 1866 granting Zebulon B. Vance … Continue reading

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