Burnside's Expedition and beyond
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!
A repository of research on topics concerning northeastern NC leading up to and including Burnside's Expedition to North Carolina
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:
Andrew Duppstadt's blog page:
Navy Sesquicentennial blog page:
Jeff Felton's blog page:
Mariner's Museum Monitor blog:
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)
Battle of Elizabeth City (updated April 2010)
North Carolina Squadron (updated December 2009)
Battle of Roanoke Island (Mike Tames' site)
Camden County Troops
Battle of Hatteras Inlet
Brownwater Navy (NEW)
Civil War Traveler tour guide
From now until July 15th, the turret tank will be drained on Mondays and refilled on Fridays, opening up a window of opportunity for tours inside the tank on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. Contact Hannah Pinner at hpiner@MarinersMuseum.org or call at (757) 952-0465. She will send you a release form and a donation form for the USS Monitor Foundation.
See the Mariner's Museum Monitor blog at:…
If anyone is interested in presenting at Somerset Place on June 11th please give Kathleen a call or email her. She is looking for encampments and Union or Confederate soldiers, blacksmiths, artisans, or other civil war reenactors you know. They have a very low budget (about 300 per presenter or group).
Assistant Site Manager
Somerset Place State Historic Site
North Carolina Department of Natural…Continue
Then and now...very interesting
Here are twelve phenomenal photographs from the Civil War era, superimposed with photographs of the same scenes as they appear today. Photos #1 (Antietam); #3 (Slave Auction House); #6 (Devilâ€™s Den); #7 (Evergreen Cemetery); #9 (US Capitol); and #10 (Fordâ€™s…
Dennis Schurr and I went on a tour of the conservation labs at the Mariner's Museum and got to go in the tank where the turret is being conserved. Using the wide-angle lens of a GoPro Hero+ camera, I was able to get some decent photos from just 4-5 feet away.…Continue
Is there any interest among presenters and re-enactors in organizing a living history day in Camden featuring the Battle of South Mills? Over 300 attended a lecture at MOA a few years ago and around 100 paid for a bus tour of the route they followed. Brochures created for the event are available at the Visitor's Center on US 17 north of South Mills.
The Camden County commissioners approved the creation of a county museum 2-3 years ago and room was set aside for it when the old fire…Continue
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
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
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
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