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February 20, 1862: Union troops burned Winton, a small village in Hertford County overlooking the Chowan River

February Union troops burned Winton, a small village in Hertford County overlooking the Chowan River

OP_198 Confederate Prison, Salisbury 1862 | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

November a riot between Union prisoners of war and their Confederate guards broke out at the Confederate military prison at

Battle of Bentonville Ended the Civil War #history #genealogy #northcarolinapioneers Battle of Bentonville a Decisive Union VictoryThe Battle of Bentonville was fought from March 19th to 21st 1865 in Bentonville North Carolina near the town of Four Oaks. This crucial battle turned out to be the last battle between the armies of Union Major General William T. Sherman and Confederate Genneral Joseph E. Johnston. As the right wing of the army of Sherman commanded by Major General Oliver O…

General Sherman charges through Johnston County with his Union army and defeats the Confederate Division, Corps, led by General Mower in the Battle of Bentonville, March Image courtesy of the State Archives of North Carolina.

March 29, 1862: Union forces led by General John G. Parke landed unopposed on Bogue Banks at the mouth of Hoop Pole Creek. #CivilWar

This is a cool pin depicting Bogue Banks circa March Union forces led by General John G. Parke landed unopposed on Bogue Banks at the mouth of Hoop Pole Creek.

April 26, 1865: the largest troop surrender of the Civil War took place on farm of James and Nancy Bennett in what was then Orange County #Durham

April the largest troop surrender of the Civil War took place on farm of James and Nancy Bennett in what was then Orange County

"General Foster's Infantry Forces Disembarking at Winton." Image courtesy of the UNC Library Civil War Image Portfolio.

July a skirmish took place between local Confederate forces and a Union expedition led by Major General John G. Foster at Potecasi Creek in Hertford County.

Submitted Story: Still Plenty of Time To Die - "Henry Hickman, who lived in the Calabash area in Brunswick County, enlisted in the Confederate army on February 19, 1862, five days after the fall of New Bern."

Submitted Story: Still Plenty of Time To Die - "Henry Hickman, who lived in the Calabash area in Brunswick County, enlisted in the Confederate army on February five days after the fall of New Bern.

August 14, 1880: while returning home from a political convention in Beaufort County, Bryan Grimes was murdered by a hired assassin near Bear Creek, about five miles from his home in Pitt County.

August while returning home from a political convention in Beaufort County, Bryan Grimes was murdered by a hired assassin near Bear Creek, about five miles from his home in Pitt County.

Today in North Carolina #history (Oct. 30, 1918): Missionary and #CivilRights leader James Walker Hood died.

Today in North Carolina (Oct. Missionary and leader James Walker Hood died.

June 26, 1862: Col. Montfort Sidney Stokes of the First Regiment, North Carolina State Troops, was mortally wounded in an engagement at Elyson’s Mill, Va.

Montfort Sidney Stokes of the First Regiment, North Carolina State Troops, was mortally wounded in an engagement at Elyson’s Mill, Va.

Zeb Vance Released from Prison

July ex-Confederate Governor Zebulon Baird Vance was paroled on his honor from his imprisonment at the Old Capitol Prison in Washington, D.

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