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At 9:18pm on June 4, 2013, Bruce Long said…

The kids get out of school Friday and I get out after next Wednesday. I plan to be out of town the last week of June and the second week of July on research trips. The rest of the summer I will be home compiling my research so John Quarstein can start writing the NC Squadron book in September. I can be reached after 7:30 p.m. most nights at 338-6230.

At 5:04pm on June 4, 2013, Bruce Long said…

Welcome aboard, Bob! Have you seen that there is a new book by Lee Oxford out about the capture of the Fanny and the Chicamacomico races? I enjoyed proofing it for him. Also, John Quarstein plans to start writing one on the NC Squadron in September once I finish up doing the research for him. Could I interest you in posting a bio of William Lynch on my Wordpress blog site covering the "mosquito fleet"?


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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 is available at and 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

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