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On December 8, 2012, the people of Monroe, at the encouragement of the Sons of Confederate Veterans and the Society of the Order of the Confederate Rose, erected a monument in front of the Union County Courthouse honoring ten Confederate soldiers--all African American. Northrop highlights other black soldiers who served in the Confederate army as well as Northern professors, teachers, and bloggers who deny this really was true.
Northrop recounts activities of blockade runners operating out of Wilmington, names of ships, and some of the famous captains of blockade runners and raiders, like John Wilkinson and John Newland.