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The Confederate Civil War prison at Salisbury wasn't exactly a striking demonstration of southern hospitality; disease, death and disorder all had their day.
Leonidas Polk, who was born in Raleigh, had the unusual distinction of being a Bishop in the Episcopal Church and a General in the Confederate Army at the same time.
The Avery brothers from Burke County, were Confederate colonels, all of whom were killed in action and gave their name to Avery County.
The reemergence of the 1864 Agnes E. Fry shipwreck and its importance are detailed. The Agnes E. Fry was a blockade runner intended to be used to evade Union warships during the Civil War. The Fry’s history, the account of its final run as told by Bernard Roux Harding, and its place off the NC coast are described. Billy Ray Morris, director of the Underwater Archaeology Branch, rediscovered the ship and he describes the work being done to preserve and document the find.