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Civil War Newspapers and Magazines

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-079
Scope and Contents This collection consists of four pages from three 19th century newspapers and magazines including Harper's Weekly: A Journal of Civilization, Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper and The Illustrated London News. The reports covered in these pages recount various events that occurred in North Carolina during the Civil War. Subjects include an account of the revel steamer "Nashville" running the blockade at Beaufort, NC; the surrender of Fort Macon; the capture of Fort Fisher and an account of...
Dates: 1865 February-April

Wilmington, NC and the Lower Cape Fear Area During the Civil War

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Identifier: SC-MS-026
Scope and Contents Excerpts of letters, diaries, papers, and published materials comprise the body of this research collection, which relate specifically to Wilmington and the Lower Cape Fear (LCF) during the Civil War. Subjects include troop movements, civilian life, shipping, prisoners of war, and military engagements. Wilmington was the last Confederate port to be captured; blockading and blockade runners and the defense and capture of Fort Fisher are especially well represented. Items of local significance,...
Dates: 1855, 1861-1865, undated

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Fort Fisher (N.C. : Fort) -- Capture, 1865 1
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