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24566
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Part two of a two-part story, this article recounts the life and history of Captain John Maffitt (1819-1886), a North Carolinian who distinguished himself in service of the Confederacy.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 39 Issue 20, March 1972, p15-17, 23, il
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24632
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During the Civil War, North Carolina was the only state to go directly into the business of blockade running to import war materials through the Union blockade and into Wilmington.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 26 Issue 16, January 1959, p7, 14, il
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24682
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Part one of a two-part narrative, Wilkinson was in command of the ROBERT E. LEE (ship) and discusses what it was like to bring his ship through the Union blockading fleet in Wilmington during the Civil War.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 22 Issue 22, March 1955, p11-12, il
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24692
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Part two of a two-part narrative, Wilkinson was in command of the ROBERT E. LEE (ship) and discusses what it was like to bring his ship through the Union blockading fleet in Wilmington during the Civil War.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 22 Issue 25, May 1955, p11-12, il
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28548
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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.
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34796
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The wreck of the Agnes E. Fry was located near the Cape Fear River mouth in 2016. Archaeologists experience almost zero visibility underwater in order to confirm the identity of the Civil War-era blockade runner. Three artifacts have since been pulled up and a 3D model is planned for the future.
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34899
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The Agnes Fry shipwreck was recently found near the mouth of the Cape Fear River. The Agnes Fry had a long career as a Confederate blockade runner during the American Civil War. Billy Ray Morris, director of the Underwater Archaeology Branch of North Carolina, has been able to identify it.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 85 Issue 1, June 2017, p136-144, il, por Periodical Website
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