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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.
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Tag Archives: Sledge testament; fortieth anniversary
Quite by accident I ran across a newspaper article which led me to a testament in our holdings. The testament belonged to H.A. Sledge and was taken as a war-trophy in the aftermath of the battle of Fort Fisher on … Continue reading
Below follows a transcription of the 1905 newspaper article – my lead not only into who Dixon was but also the larger story of national healing forty years after the war: Raleigh, News and Observer, Thursday, March 9, 1905 An … 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