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9 November 1861: “View of the camp of the 20th Indiana Regiment, also Fort Hatteras, and the anchorage at Hatteras Inlet, N.C., taken from the ramparts of Fort Clark.”

Item description: Dare County, Hatteras Island, N.C. “View of the camp of the 20th Indiana Regiment, also Fort Hatteras, and the anchorage at Hatteras Inlet, N.C., taken from the ramparts of Fort Clark.” Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper, November 9, 1861, … Continue reading

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3 October 1861: “An improvement in the treatment of the prisoners at the Castle & the Baltimore political prisoners. Taken out to walk & sun, twice a day.”

Item description: Diary entry, 3 October 1861, of Thomas Sparrow, captain of Company A, 7th North Carolina Infantry (“Washington Grays”), written while Sparrow was imprisoned at Governor’s Island, N.Y. Thomas Sparrow (1819-1884), a native of New Bern and resident of … Continue reading

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21 September 1861: Harper’s Weekly reports on Forts Hatteras and Clark

Item description: Illustrations accompanying the article, “Forts Hatteras and Clark” in Harper’s Weekly, September 21, 1861: page 597, “View of Fort Hatteras Just Before the Surrender—Colonel Weber’s Force Under the Walls,” and “Gallant Exploit of Aid-du-camp Fiske at the Bombardment … Continue reading

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14 September 1861: “General view of Forts Hatteras and Clark, North Carolina, captured on the 29th of August, 1861″

Item description: Dare County, Hatteras Island, N.C. “General view of Forts Hatteras and Clark, North Carolina, captured on the 29th of August, 1861, by the United States naval and military forces under the command of Commodore Stringham and Major-General Butler.” … Continue reading

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