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Civil War

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Cannonball Possibly From Civil War Found In Wall In Wilmington

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — A bomb squad has removed a cannonball found in a wall at a building in Wilmington. Police and firefighters were called to a home Monday afternoon after a report that a […]

02/25/2014

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SC Archeologists Race To Uncover Civil War Prison

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Racing against time, South Carolina archeologists are digging to uncover the remnants of a Civil War-era prisoner-of-war camp before the site in downtown Columbia is cleared to make room for a mixed-use development.

CBS Charlotte–02/17/2014

Confederate Civil War re-enactors fire a cannon. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Never-Exhibited Battle Flags Shown At NC Museum

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Battle flags that have never been exhibited haven’t been on view for years are part of a Civil War exhibit at the N.C. Museum of History. The exhibit, titled “North Carolina and […]

01/25/2014

Confederate Civil War re-enactors fire a cannon. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Folks Can Now Adopt Cannons Where Civil War Began

A nonprofit group wants folks to adopt cannons at forts where the Civil War began.

12/13/2013

File photo of an American flag. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Glory’: Civil War Fight By Black Troops Recalled

Dozens of Civil War re-enactors gathered Thursday to commemorate the 150th anniversary of a famed attack by the 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry — a battle in South Carolina that showed the world black soldiers could fight and was chronicled in the movie “Glory.”

07/18/2013

File photo of a Confederate flag. (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Confederate Flag At Old N.C. Capitol Coming Down

A Confederate battle flag hung inside the old North Carolina State Capitol last week to mark the sesquicentennial of the Civil War is being taken down after civil rights leaders raised concerns.

03/29/2013

The Hunley laying in a preservation tank. After sinking the USS Housatonic during the Civil War, the Hunley, and its' crew disappeared.   (Photo courtesy of Friends of the Hunley via Getty Images)

Experts: Confederate Sub Near Target At Sinking

Scientists say the submarine that was the first in history to sink an enemy warship was much closer than thought to a Union ship it sank in 1864.

01/28/2013

File photo of President Barack Obama addressing a crowd at the College of Charleston during his 2008 presidential campaign.  (Photo by Richard Ellis/Getty Images)

Historians, Activists Ponder Role Of Black Power

In the city where the first shots were fired in a bloody civil war that freed millions of slaves, historians, activists and ordinary folks will discuss the legacy of black power and what it means today.

09/16/2012

The Hunley laying in a preservation tank. After sinking the USS Housatonic during the Civil War, the Hunley, and its' crew disappeared.   (Photo courtesy of Friends of the Hunley via Getty Images)

Confederate Sub’s Blue Light Mystery

Call it a blue light mystery now that scientists have conserved the lantern from the Confederate submarine H.L. Hunley, the first sub in history to sink an enemy warship.

04/21/2012