Tuesday, March 20, 2012

News and notes

Friends, I've not done this in forever, but here is a look around at different news stories concerning the War in North Carolina.

The Charlotte Observer reports this morning that the SCV in Monroe is one step closer to erecting a monument to black Confederate soldiers from the area. Check it out here.

Raleigh's News and Observer has a good article about battlefield wounds and loss of limbs during the war. Check it out here.

Lots of news out there about the recent commemoration of the March 1862 battle of New Bern. Check it out here, here, and here.

Exploration at the Salisbury Confederate prison site continues. Check out this story here.

Eastern Carolina University has a display on the war at the Joyner Library. Get more information here.

Information on the slave narratives and the town of Cary can be found here.

And finally, a great story about the re-interment of two members of the 26th North Carolina Troops in Raleigh. Check out the story here.

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