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During a Dec. 13, 2014, presentation at the North Carolina Museum of History, the 26th Regiment North Carolina Troops, Reactivated, presented the newly conserved battle flag of the 33rd Regiment North Carolina State Troops.

26th Regiment N.C. Troops, Reactivated, Funds Conservation of Battle of New Bern Confederate Flag

The 33rd Regiment North Carolina State Troops first saw battle at New Bern on March 14, 1862. There the unit lost 32 men and 28 were wounded. Union Brig. Gen. John G. Foster reported the capture of the 33rd Regiment’s commander, Col. Clark M. Avery, and 150 of his men during the battle. It is… Read More ›

Freedom Riders

Powerful Documentaries Chronicle History of Civil Rights Movement: Created Equal

The N.C. Museum of History in Raleigh will present Created Equal, a series of powerful documentaries that tell remarkable stories of individuals who challenged the social and legal status quo of deeply rooted institutions, from slavery to segregation. The films include dramatic scenes of incidents in the 150-year effort to achieve equal rights for all…. Read More ›

NC Museum of History

N.C. Museum of History Awarded Grant for Film Series Chronicling History of Civil Rights Movement

  The N.C. Museum of History in Raleigh is one of 473 institutions across the country that have been awarded a series of films chronicling the history of the Civil Rights movement. Part of the Created Equal series, these powerful documentaries, “The Abolitionists,” “Freedom Riders,” “The Loving Story” and “Slavery by Another Name,” include dramatic… Read More ›