Free Event: Blockade Runners, August 11

[This blog post comes from a Dept. of Cultural Resources event notice.]

Free Event: Blockade Runners Lecture by Andrew Duppstadt

Monday, August 11, 2014 from 12 Noon – 1 PM

Location: Auditorium of the State Archives and Library Building, 109 E. Jones Street, Raleigh, NC.

Blockade runners successfully dodged Union ships along southern coasts. Historian Andrew Duppstadt gives a presentation on 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. For more event information, see or email

This free lecture is part of the Second Mondays Lecture Series offered by the State Archives Civil War 150 committee.

For information about parking and public transit for this and other events, see the State Archives website.