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17 May 1862: Two illustrations of Fort Macon

Item description: Two illustrations, as published in the 17 May 1862 issue of Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper: 1. Carteret County, Fort Macon, N.C. “The war in North Carolina–Surrender of Fort Macon–exterior on side facing national batteries, showing effect of shot … Continue reading

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19 September 1861: Confederate Deserter Coming into the Federal Lines at Munson’s Hill

Item description: page 411, with two Illustrations, from The Illustrated London News, October 19, 1861: “Fort Ocracoke, on Beacon Island, North Carolina, Destroyed by Fire on the 17th ult., by the Federalists.” “A Confederate Deserter Coming into the Federal Lines … Continue reading

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17 September 1861: Destruction of Fort Ocracoke on Beacon Island, at the entrance of Pamlico Sound

Item description: “Destruction of Fort Ocracoke on Beacon Island, at the entrance of Pamlico Sound, Sept. 17, 1861, by an expedition under command of Lieut. Eastman, of the ‘Pawnee’.” As published in The New York Illustrated News, October 7, 1861, … Continue reading

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