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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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