On several occasions in the past few years, I have been honored to stand on the stage at the North Carolina Museum of History and Raleigh in order to share the history of some of the Confederate regiments that came from North Carolina. This Saturday, I will have that privilege again, thanks to the fine folks in the 26th North Carolina Troops, Reactivated. On Saturday, December 13, 2014, the recently conserved flag of the 33rd North Carolina Troops will be unveiled. Unlike the half-dozen battle flags that I have had the privilege of accompanying in the past, this is a state flag, captured during the Battle of New Bern, North Carolina, on March 14, 1862. The flag was returned to North Carolina in 1917.
This program will start around 2:30 in the auditorium at the North Carolina Museum of History in Raleigh, and is free and open to the public. If you are out and about, please feel free to join us.