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New Bern as it Really Looked in the 1860s

Civil War Photo - Ellis Crop
Peter Sandbeck Returns to New Bern for Historical Society Lunch & Learn A federally-occupied town throughout most of the Civil War, New Bern was filled with Union Soldiers and their many followers. This occupation attracted numerous photographers who plied their trade all over town, taking both official and personal photos. Their work created a unique […]
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Women on the Home Front during the Civil War

LeRae Umfleet
First Historical Society Lunch & Learn in 2015 – 16 September 9, 2015 at The Chelsea We know much of the soldiers on both sides who were involved in our 1861-1865 Civil War.  We have photographs, letters and diaries. But what about those left behind at home? LeRae Umfleet, Assistant Director at Tryon Palace will […]
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