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New books by site members

Mike Zatarga's new book The Battle of Roanoke Island (top) is out from The History Press..The Museum of the Albemarle has copies in stock.

Jim Gaddis has a new book out as well. Richard Gatlin and the Confederate Defense of Eastern North Carolina has just been published and is available at amazon.com and barnesandnoble.com as well as at a couple of bookstores in the Elizabeth City area:

Page After Page, Eliz. City, NC

Museum of the Albemarle

Robert Smith's book The History of Fort Ocracoke in Pamlico Sound from The History Press is currently available as well. The Museum of the Albemarle has copies in stock.

It looks like there are a plenty of new reads for Civil War buffs in northeastern North Carolina!

 

From last summer

Lee Oxford's book is also for sale online,  in area bookstores, and at local museums

A repository of research on topics concerning northeastern NC leading up to and including Burnside's Expedition to North Carolina

NC Civil War sites

NC Civil War Blogs
NC Squadron (my Navy blog)http://ncsquadron.wordpress.com/

7th NC Volunteers http://7thncvols.wordpress.com/

Michael Hardy's blog page:
http://michaelchardy.blogspot.com/
Andrew Duppstadt's blog page:
http://civilwarnavy.blogspot.com/
Navy Sesquicentennial blog page:
http://www.civilwarnavy150.blogspot.com
Jeff Felton's blog page:
http://northcarolinastatetroops.blogspot.com/
Mariner's Museum Monitor blog:
http://www.marinersmuseum.org/blogs/ussmonitorcenter/
Rantings of a CW Historian  http://civilwarcavalry.com/

          
Local Civil War web sites
Eliz. City Civil War Tour http://rblong.net/markers

Indiantown Skirmish http://rblong.net/indiantown/

Battle of South Mills (updated April 2010)
http://rblong.net/southmillsbattle/

Battle of Elizabeth City (updated April 2010)
http://rblong.net/ecbattle/

North Carolina Squadron (updated December 2009)
http://rblong.net/ncsquadron/

Battle of Roanoke Island (Mike Tames' site)
http://rblong.net/roanokeisland/

Battle of Plymouth
http://www.livinghistoryweekend.com/intro.htm
Hatteras Prisoners http://rblong.net/hatterasprisoners/

Camden County Troops
http://rblong.net/camdentroops/

Fort Branch
http://fortbranchcivilwarsite.com/
Battle of Hatteras Inlet
http://www.ncgenweb.us/hyde/military/FTHATTER.HTM
http://www.ncgenweb.us/hyde/military/FTCLARK.HTM
Fort Ocracoke
http://www.ncgenweb.us/hyde/military/FTOCRACO.HTM
Brownwater Navy (NEW)
http://camdenscience.ning.com/
Hatteras Sesquicentennial
http://flagsoverhatteras.com
Civil War Traveler tour guide

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Book demand

Posted by Bruce Long on November 8, 2015 at 6:07pm 0 Comments

I'm considering self-publishing a book on the Maple Leaf escape. My costs would run in the $600-700 range to print 100 books. Does anyone think there is enough local interest to support such a venture? At what price point are folks most likely to buy such a book. It would have 120-140 pages.

Are Civil War LIving History Days a thing of the past?

Posted by Bruce Long on November 8, 2015 at 6:00pm 2 Comments

There used to be Civil War Living History Days at Festival Park in Manteo, the Museum of the Albemarle in Elizabeth City, in Currituck County, at Hatteras, and in Plymouth. The one at Manteo died about three years ago, Currituck is having problems finding a venue, MOA plans for the 2016 event to be their last, and who knows how long the Plymouth event will last without Harry as a driving force. Publishers churned out a glut of Civil War titles to cash in on the Sesquicentennial. Has the…

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Another Civil War Living History Day bites the dust

Posted by Bruce Long on November 5, 2015 at 5:02pm 1 Comment

This from Charlotte Patterson at the Museum of the Albemarle:

Greetings everyone,

All of us at MOA were sadden by the news of the passing of Walter White.  He was a wonderful friend of the museum, its exhibits and its programs.  He will be missed at the upcoming Civil War Living History.  If you haven’t read his obituary the link is:…

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More sad news

Posted by Bruce Long on October 27, 2015 at 12:00am 0 Comments

A second member of this board has died:

Walter Credle White, September 1, 1936 - October 23, 2015



Walter Credle White of Colerain, NC passed away on Friday morning October 23, 2015. Walter was born on Sept 1, 1936 to Mary and James White. He is survived by his loving wife, Joyce; his brother, James; his sons, Walt and his wife, Sonja and Wilson and his fiancee, Cindy; his extended family, Kay Edwards and Albert Colwell and his grandchildren, Steven, Spencer, Matt,…

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Sad news

Posted by Bruce Long on October 13, 2015 at 10:52am 0 Comments

I received the following sad news this week. One of our members has died: Terrence "Terry" Foenander. Terry was well known for his efforts to identify every sailor and marine that served in the Confederate Navy during the Civil War. Chris Foenander sent me this message: "Terry passed away on the 13th of September due to complications following a triple heart bypass." He will be greatly missed.

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Jim Gaddis Book Signing

Started by Jim Gaddis in General Discussion Apr 25, 2015. 0 Replies

I will be at the Page After Page Book Store in Elizabeth City on Saturday, May 2, from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm for Independent Bookstore Day and to sign copies of my new book, Richard Gatlin and the Confederate Defense of Eastern North Carolina. I hope…Continue

Col. James A. J. Bradford, 1st NC Artillery (10th NC Regiment)

Started by Jim Gaddis in General Discussion. Last reply by Jim Gaddis Apr 14, 2015. 5 Replies

Does anyone know where I could find a photo of Col. James A. J. Bradford? I cannot locate one online. He was commander of the NC Arsenal at Fayetteville, served on the Military Board under Warren Winslow, was captured at Hatteras on Aug 29, 1861,…Continue

Jonesboro Guards - Captain W.A. Duke's Independent Company

Started by Bruce Long in Burnside's Expedition. Last reply by Bruce Long Jan 27, 2015. 2 Replies

Here's where all the Jonesboro Guards ended up after the battle at Hatteras Inlet. Seven men were sick the day of the battle and were left in camp. These were captured when Fort Hatteras was surrendered. Anderson, John T. Private Transferred to…Continue

Battle of New Bern

Started by Bruce Long in Burnside's Expedition. Last reply by Steve Shaffer Oct 21, 2014. 6 Replies

Place information or questions about the battle of New Bern here.

Lenoir Braves (Part 2)

Started by Bruce Long in General Discussion. Last reply by Arthur Larsen Feb 10, 2014. 1 Reply

Here's the rest of the Lenoir Braves that enlisted prior to the battle at Hatteras Inlet: John W. Bunn /Private /25 July 1861Richard Bunn /Private /25 July 1861Everett W. Hill /Private /25 July 1861Logan Metts /Private /25 July 1861 /POW – wounded…Continue

Battle of South Mills

Started by Bruce Long in Burnside's Expedition. Last reply by Bruce Long Jan 16, 2012. 6 Replies

Place information or questions about the battle of South Mills here.

 
 
 

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Are Civil War LIving History Days a thing of the past?

There used to be Civil War Living History Days at Festival Park in Manteo, the Museum of the Albemarle in Elizabeth City, in Currituck County, at Hatteras, and in Plymouth. The one at Manteo died about three years ago, Currituck is having problems finding a venue, MOA plans for the 2016 event to be their last, and who knows how long the Plymouth event will last without Harry as a driving force. Publishers churned out a glut of Civil War titles to cash in on the Sesquicentennial. Has the…See More
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