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Albemarle, CSS
by Blair, Dan. The CSS Albemarle, an ironclad ram, was one of the Confederacy's most successful ironclads. This vessel and its sister ship, the CSS Neuse, were designed to wrest control of North Carolina's sounds [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
American Legion
by Belton, Tom. The American Legion maintains an important presence in North Carolina, a state that is home to several large military bases and thousands of active and retired soldiers. The U.S. Congress officially [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Armories
by Belton, Tom, Powell, William S., Tetterton, Beverly. Armories by William S. Powell, 2006 Additional research provided by Tom Belton and Beverly Tetterton. See also: Asheville Armory. References to armories, where matériel for common [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Asheville Armory
by McKinney, Gordon B. Three Asheville businessmen-Robert Pulliam, Ephraim Clayton, and George Whitson-established the Asheville Armory in 1862. By November of that year, they were employing 107 workers and had produced [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Asheville, USS
by Holland, Ron, Ashe, Walter. The city of Asheville had four naval warships named in its honor during the twentieth century. The USS Asheville (PG-21) was the first warship built at the Charleston Naval Shipyard in Charleston, [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Bethel Regiment
by Powell, William S. Bethel Regiment was the popular name of the first regiment of volunteers raised in North Carolina at the beginning of the Civil War. Commanded by Col. Daniel Harvey Hill, it played a significant role [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Camp Lejeune
by Farnham, Thomas J. Camp Lejeune by Thomas J. Farnham, 2006 See also: Cherry Point Marine Corps Air [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Cathey's Fort
by Suther, Steve. Cathey's Fort was built in McDowell County by William Cathey in 1776. Cathey had purchased land near Turkey Cove at the foot of the mountains and there, where Cove Creek joined the North Fork of the [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Cemeteries, National and State
by Powell, William S., Tetterton, Beverly. North Carolina's four national cemeteries are located in New Bern, Raleigh, Salisbury, and Wilmington. From the end of the Civil War until the First World War, these cemeteries were often referred to [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Charlotte Navy Yard
by Blair, Dan. Charlotte Navy Yard by Dan Blair, 2006 Charlotte became one of the Confederate navy's most important manufacturing centers during the Civil War. The incongruity of a landlocked city housing a [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
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