Daily Archives: February 6, 2014

Prisoners of War and Other Civil War Lectures for 2014

Event poster for the February 10, 2014 Civil War lecture on Prisoners of War.

Event poster for the February 10, 2014 Civil War lecture on Prisoners of War.

The State Archives  Civil War Sesquicentennial Committee presents a lecture given by Bill Brown of the State Archives of North Carolina. The presentation will focus on the care and treatment of prisoners of war in both Union and Confederate prison camps.

When: February 10, 2014, 12 Noon – 1 Pm

Where: Auditorium of the Archives and Library Building, 109 East Jones Street, Raleigh, N.C.

Other 2nd Mondays Civil War lectures for 2014 include:

  • May 12, 2014: Peace Movement and William W. HoldenChris Meekins, State Archives – A survey of the peace movement in North Carolina during the American Civil War, and the involvement of William Woods Holden in the growth of the movement.
  • August 11, 2014: Blockade RunnersAndrew Duppstadt, State Historic Sites – An introduction to the development and use of blockade runners by the Confederate government and civilian companies to deliver material through the Union Naval blockade to Southern ports.
  • November 10, 2014: Rose Greenhow, Part IIDebbi Blake, State Archives – The second half of the lecture titled “A Thorn in the Union’s Side: Rose O’Neal Greenhow” will be given as a conclusion to the earlier presentation given on November 9, 2011. This lecture will follow Greenhow from her imprisonment to Europe, and her death while attempting to re-enter the Confederacy.

Genealogy of a House: Researching the History of Your House

[This announcement is cross-posted from the Government and Heritage Library Blog.]

Genealogy of a House: Researching the History of Your House*

February 22, 2014, 10-11a.m.

Program to  be held at the Department of Cultural Resources Building, 109 E. Jones Street, Raleigh, North Carolina.

 Staff from the North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office will discuss different methods of research to uncover the genealogy of your house.

  • Claudia Brown, Survey & National Register Branch Supervisor and Architectural Survey Coordinator will discuss resources for research.
  • Michael Southern, GIS coordinator and senior architectural historian will give a live demonstration of HPOWEB, web-based historic properties GIS mapping tool.
  • Mitch Wilds, Restoration Services Branch supervisor will talk about analyzing a property’s building elements in order to date it.

To register or for more information please call (919)807-7450 or email slnc.reference@ncdcr.gov.

 *This program is part of the Government and Heritage Library and State Archives of North Carolina’s Saturday genealogy workshop series.