Ensign Worth Bagley of Raleigh, North Carolina, is thought to be the first American naval officer to die in the Spanish-American War.
American Civil War (1861-1865)
Kepi of John Lane. "North Carolina and the
Civil War," North Carolina Museum of History.
Band Music from the Civil War Era
This collection makes available examples of a brilliant style of brass band music that flourished in the 1850s in the United States and remained popular through the nineteenth century. (Library of Congress) http://lcweb2.loc.gov/ammem/cwmhtml/cwmhome.html
The location of the Battle of Bentonville, fought March 19-21, 1865, the largest battle ever fought in North Carolina and the last full-scale action of the Civil War where a Confederate army was able to mount a tactical offensive against the Union army of Gen. William T. Sherman. https://historicsites.nc.gov/all-sites/bentonville-battlefield
Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System – National Park Service
Computerized database containing very basic facts about servicemen
who served on both sides during the Civil War. This project is a cooperative
effort by the National Park Service (NPS) and several other public and private partners. https://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.html
Gilmer Civil War Maps UNC-Chapel Hill,Wilson Library Manuscripts Department
Digitized extensive collection of Civil War maps with large groupings for North Carolina and Virginia. Most of the maps are dated 1861-1865 and indicate waterways, roads, places, churches, landowners, and distances. http://www.lib.unc.edu/dc/gilmer/
Robert C.Caldwell Collection.East Carolina University, Joyner Library
Digital collection of 57 letters and other documents from Cabarrus County Private Robert C. Caldwell of Company C, Young’s 10th Battalion, NC Heavy Artillery. These Civil War letters provide information about family, camp and homefront experiences, and activities of the military unit. https://digital.lib.ecu.edu/search?q=local_id:0845*