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4 July 1864: “Your company with lady is requested at a celebration of the 4th of July, to be held in Fort Macon…”

Item Description: An invitation and order of exercises for the First Regiment North Carolina Union Volunteers’ Fourth of July celebration at Fort Macon, North Carolina. The pre-printed invitation is addressed to “Collector Hendricks…with lady.” The celebration included a “National Salute,” … Continue reading

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6 June 1861: University of North Carolina commencement ball invitation and photograph of graduation marshals

Item 1 description: Invitation to the University of North Carolina commencement ball, 6 June 1861. Item 1 citation: From “University of North Carolina commencement, ball programs and other invitations,” catalog #VC378 UL, North Carolina Collection, Wilson Library, University of North … Continue reading

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