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African American Soldiers in the Civil War Highlighted at CSS Neuse Program

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

African Americans were ready to fight for freedom when the Civil War started, and before it ended they were recruited to take up arms. The CSS Neuse Civil War Interpretive Center will explore that process in the program, “African American Troops in Eastern North Carolina,” followed by a Wyse Fork Battlefield tour Saturday, Feb. 2, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Lunch and Learn program fee is $10.


Park Day at Historic Sites Update

Friday, April 6, 2018

Due to potentially inclement weather, two of the four state historic sites planning Park Day for April 7 have rescheduled.

Park Day Volunteers Needed April 7

Thursday, March 29, 2018

History buffs, community leaders and preservationists will aid in the preservation of Civil War sites in North Carolina Saturday, April 7, as part of Park Day.

African-Americans and Women in the Civil War

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

The CSS Neuse Civil War Interpretive Center in Kinston will present three free educational and engaging presentations, Saturday, Feb. 24, to celebrate Black History month.

North Carolina Troops, 1861-1865: A Roster Volume XX

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Civil War researchers will want to acquire the latest volume of the N. C. Office of Archives and History’s efforts to document the service record of every North Carolina soldier who took part in the conflict. Volume XX of the “North Carolina Troops, 1861-1865: A Roster” series covers generals and staff and is the first of two volumes to cover militia and Home Guard.

Views from the Home Front Symposium at CSS Neuse Civil War Interpretive Center June 10

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Beyond the roar of cannons on the battlefield, many quiet wars were waged unseen during the Civil War. The CSS Neuse Civil War Interpretive Center will examine some of those struggles with the “Views from the Home Front Symposium,” Saturday, June 10, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The symposium complements the Home Front exhibit currently at the CSS Neuse Center.

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