Civil War Sesquicentennial


Black History Month Videos Recall the Transition to Freedom After the Civil War

RALEIGH, NC January 27, 2014 – The political views of the enslaved, the search for family after the Civil War and a humanitarian poem by Maya Angelou are featured in videos to be posted to YouTube by the N.C. Department of Cultural Resources in honor of Black History Month in […]


Richmond County Library Hosts Civil War Sesquicentennial Photography Exhibit in January

RALEIGH, NC – The Civil War savaged lives yet secured the future of generations in North Carolina and the rest of the nation, and altered the course of American history. The injustices faced by African Americans were some of the most significant factors leading to the American Civil War (1861-1865). […]


Pasquotank-Camden Library to Display Civil War Sesquicentennial Photography Exhibit

ELIZABETH CITY – Determination, commitment and pride are among many characteristics of North Carolinians depicted in the Freedom, Sacrifice, Memory: Civil War Sesquicentennial Photography Exhibit. The exhibit commemorates North Carolina’s role in the Civil War (1861-1865). It will visit the Pasquotank-Camden Library at 100 East Colonial Avenue, Elizabeth City, from […]