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Lower Cape Fear Region Maps

Identifier: SC-MS-023
Scope and Contents

This collection contains three maps of New Hanover county. Two maps document the topography and location of sunken blockade runners during the Civil War; the third map is of New Hanover county in 1949.

Dates: 1886-1949

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

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...
Dates: 1855, 1861-1865, undated

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