ConfederateFlag
1 month ago
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Both sides of Confederate debate pressure McCrory to act

Debate over the appropriateness of Confederate symbols continues to rage in North Carolina this week, but it remains to be seen how Gov. Pat McCrory will respond to pressure to act coming from both sides.
A memorial to Confederate soldiers stands near the intersection of 3rd and Market streets in downtown Wilmington.
2 months ago
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Wilmington residents and visitors discuss Confederate memorials

Wilmington played a significant role in the Civil War, and people who live and visit the city have different opinions on how this history is being remembered.
MARKING HISTORY: W.H.C. Whiting
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MARKING HISTORY: W.H.C. Whiting

An important figure to the Confederacy, W.H.C. Whiting was in charge of the defense system that guarded the Cape Fear during the war.
USC archaeologists locate wreck of Confederate gunboat
5 years ago
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USC archaeologists locate wreck of Confederate gunboat

A University of South Carolina archaeologist has found the wreck of C.S.S. Peedee, a Confederate gunboat that was destroyed by Confederate forces so it would not be captured by Union forces, in the Pee Dee River.