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Civil War cannons pulled from SC river

This morning a team of underwater archaeologists from the University of South Carolina raised three Civil War cannons from the bottom of the Great Pee Dee River near Florence.

#TBT: Protecting the port, Fort Fisher

This Throwback Thursday we're throwing it back to the Civil War and the history of Fort Fisher.

House to vote on Confederate flag ban on federal cemeteries

The House is about to put its members on record on whether Confederate flags can decorate rebel graves in historic federal cemeteries and if their sale should be banned in national park gift shops.
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Confederate flag’s days are numbered in South Carolina

After 54 years flying at South Carolina's Capitol, the Confederate flag's days there are numbered.

Fort Fisher to continue selling Confederate flag merchandise

The flags will not be disappearing from gift shops run by the NC Division of State Historic Sites and Properties, including Fort Fisher.

SC Senate gives final OK to Confederate flag removal

The South Carolina Senate has given final approval to a bill to remove the Confederate flag from the grounds of the Capitol.

Confederate monument near Durham courthouse vandalized

Someone has spray-painted graffiti on the Confederate monument at the old Durham County Courthouse.
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Historian: Confederate battle flag ‘not designed to fly over public building’

With all the discussions happening around the country about the Confederate flag, WWAY spoke with visitors and historians at Fort Fisher, one of key battle ground sites of the Civil War.

Key Civil War battle gets Wilmington Historical Marker

Today is known as Juneteenth, a commemoration of the emancipation of African-American slaves. On this day, The City of Wilmington Commission of African American History honored those who fought in the Battle Forks Road with a historical marker.

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