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New Hanover County Museum


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In January 1896, the Daughters of the Confederacy began a decades-long effort of create a museum to commemorate the region’s participation in the Civil War. With the assistance of veterans of Wilmington’s Light Infantry and the New Hanover Historical Commissioners, relics of the war including photographs and papers were collected from a variety of sources. Continuing efforts are aimed at the establishment of a more professional museum.
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28197