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for Carolina Comments Vol. 44 Issue 5, Sept 1996
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Bentonville Battleground was designated a National Historic Landmark on June 19, 1996, by Secretary of the Interior Bruce Babbitt. The Civil War battle was the largest ever fought in the state.
An unknown photograph of part of the south front of the State Capitol has been discovered. The picture was taken in the 1870s by Rufus Morgan, one of the state's most accomplished itinerant photographers of the 19th-century.
H. G. Jones was awarded the Order of the Longleaf Pine on July 11,1996, for outstanding service to the state and its citizens. Dr. Jones is a former director of the North Carolina Department of History and Archives.
At a historic photograph show and sale in Arlington, VA, a photograph with an unknown view of a section of the NC state capital building was discovered and purchased by an officer from the NC Division of Archives and History. The image by accomplished NC photographer Rufus Morgan is one in a series of twenty-two stereoscopic images titled “In and Around Raleigh, NC”; and depicts a cross-section of citizenry from the mid-1870.