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16 April 1862: “The telegraph brings us a considerable amount of something . . . our readers must decide.”

ITEM: editorial, The Daily Journal (Wilmington, N.C.), 16 April 1862, page 2, column 1. CITATION: Editorial, The Daily Journal (Wilmington, N.C.), 16 April 1862, page 2, column 1.  North Carolina Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. … Continue reading

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1 November 1861: “The minions of Lincoln are pressing onward…May they be thwarted.”

Item Description: Rev. Overton Bernard calls upon God for vengeance against the Union after a Confederate defeat. Item Citation: From folder 2 of the Overton and Jesse Bernard Diaries #62-z,  Southern Historical Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Item … Continue reading

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19 May 1861: “The Fight Commenced

Item description: Report of a naval engagement in Norfolk, Virginia. [This report was originally published in the Petersburg (Va.) Express on 19 May 1861 and reprinted here in the Weekly State Journal (Raleigh, N.C.) on 22 May 1861.] Item citation: … Continue reading

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