Item description: A resolution of appreciation passed by the North Carolina Secession Convention for the 1st Regiment NC Volunteers’ service at the Battle of Bethel. The resolution also authorizes the regiment to “inscribe the word ‘Bethel’ upon their regimental colors.”
Resolved, That this Convention, appreciating the valor and good conduct of the officers and men in the 1st Regiment of North Carolina Volunteers, do, as a testimonial of the same, authorize the said Regiment to inscribe the word “Bethel” upon their regimental colors.
Read three times and passed, June 17th, 1861.
W. N. EDWARDS,
Prest. of Convention.
WALTER L. STEELE, Secretary,
L. C. EDWARDS, Assistant Secretary,
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Item citation: From Ordinances and resolutions passed by the State Convention. [Raleigh, N.C.] : Syme & Hall, Printers to the Convention, 1861. VC342.2 1861o, from the North Carolina Collection, Wilson Library, UNC Chapel Hill.