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New CWT sign at the Visitor's Center on the Dismal Swamp Canal

Posted by Bruce Long on June 15, 2018 at 10:24pm 2 Comments

A new Civil War Trails sign has been placed at the Visitor's Center on the Dismal Swamp Canal.…


New Civil War Trails signage at South Mills locks

Posted by Bruce Long on June 15, 2018 at 10:00pm 4 Comments

The CWT sign at the South Mills locks has been updated.…


I'm back!

Posted by Bruce Long on June 14, 2018 at 1:07pm 0 Comments

Since NING has decided not to discontinue this site's level of service, I will go back to adding content. I've been out of commission since October 2017 due to difficulties with my eyesight, but now I can see well enough with the left eye to see the screen. Hopefully the right eye will join the left eye soon. I've had cataracts removed from both eyes and Lasik surgery performed. Thank goodness the cornea transplant isn't required at this time.

Elizabeth City Civil War Tour

Posted by Bruce Long on June 14, 2018 at 1:00pm 0 Comments

America's Civil War magazine published an article entitled "Elizabeth City, NC: Coastal Charm" on pages 52-54 of their July 2018 edition. It is part of a continuing series on Civil War Trails sites.  Elizabeth City Civil War Tour, one of my other web sites, was used as one of the sources for the article.

An article on the artillery used at the Battle of South Mills is in the works for the September issue of…


Camden Heritage Museum

Posted by Bruce Long on December 12, 2017 at 4:44am 0 Comments

The Camden Heritage Museum includes the old 1910 jail that sits directly behind the main museum. We've had over 700 visitors since we opened in September 2017. You can always find someone there to talk history with on Fridays and Saturdays from 10:00 until…


New Camden County Hertiage Museum opens

Posted by Bruce Long on September 12, 2017 at 10:30pm 0 Comments

The new museum in Camden opened Friday, Sept. 15th. Here's a glimpse inside




William F Martin Camp #1590 United Confederate Veterans

Started by Chris Meekins in General Discussion. Last reply by Bruce Long Dec 12, 2017. 7 Replies

Hello Fellow Civil War fans,In Robert Elliott's book about his Tarheel Confederate (published in the 1990s) he has several pages regarding the WF Martin Camp - pictures, copy of a condolence card, etc.He also includes several images from a notebook…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

Elizabeth City Civil War Tour



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