Fear, Cape (N.C.)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents This collection contains material related to the U.S. Army's Military Ocean Terminal Sunny Point (MOTSU) in Southport, Brunswick County, North Carolina. The terminal functions as a transport location for various military supplies. Contents include operational documents of the terminal, newspaper clippings, maps and archaelogical surveys of MOTSU, and safety, environmental, and preservation reports. The bulk of the collection is dated between 1952 and 1992.It also includes...
Dates: 1767-1888 (photocopies), 1911-2000; Majority of material found within 1952-1992
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