Cape Fear Civil War Round Table


Greenhow
Rose O'Neil Greenhow Gravesite

CIVIL WAR RELATED
EVENTS FOR THE SPRING/SUMMER 2017


Bentonville State Historic Site
March 18 and 19
"War So Terrible"
Medical Living History Program
Saturday and Sunday, 10 am - 4 pm
Compare and contrast the treatment received by soldiers during the Civil War
with the treatment that our wounded warriors now receive
by viewing examples of modern military field hospitals
Then tour the Harper House to learn about Civil War era medicine
These daytime programs will also feature artillery, infantry
and home-front demonstrations throughout both days, and are free

Fort Fisher needs Park Day volunteers April 1
April 1, 2017
As part of Civil War Trust Park Day 2017
individual and group volunteers are needed
Saturday, 8:30 a.m. to Noon
H elp beautify and preserve Fort Fisher State Historic Site
Largest earthen fortification in the Confederacy
The fort once protected the port of Wilmington and
the vital blockade running trade on the Cape Fear River

Cape Fear Civil War Symposium at Fort Caswell
May 5-7, 2017
Featuring the following speakers
Dr. Robert M. Browning, Jr., Dr. Stephen Wise, Dr. Chris Fonvielle, Col. Wade Sokolosky and Jim McKee
If you want to learn about Cape Fear Civil War history
as it relates to Blockade Running
this is the symposium for you

Deadly Showers of Cast Iron
Saturday, May 13, 2017
Fort Fisher State Historic Site will present the artillery program
Highlighting the program will be the firing of the newly refurbished 32-pounder “Rifled & Banded” seacoast gun
throughout the day and, for evening ticketholders, at a special night firing demonstration.

Tall Ships Charleston

Tall Ships

CSS Neuse Civil War Interpretive Center & CSS Neuse Gunboat Association
View from the Homefront – A symposium
Saturday, June 10, 2017
9:45 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
$15 per person, includes four presentations and admission to the museum
($10 discount for students and teachers – CEU credit available)
Presenters
William H. Brown, Archives Registrar, State Archives of North Carolina
Michelle Lanier, Director, NC African American Heritage Commission
Dr. Angela Marritt, Assistant Professor of History, Meredith College
Dr. Jaime Martinez, Associate Professor of History, UNC-Pembroke
To Register Onlineor contact
Rachel Kennedy at 252-526-9600 x223 or Rachel.kennedy@ncdcr.gov