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for Carolina Comments Vol. 60 Issue 2, Apr 2012
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A Confederate cannon seized by the 21st Regiment Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry during the Battle of New Bern on March 14, 1862 has returned to North Carolina for the 150th anniversary of the Battle.
In December of 1756 men acting under commission from the Royal Colony of North Carolina, made a formal report of their inspection of a newly completed western fort, Fort Dobbs. Interest in Fort Dobbs has continued ever since.
Tobacco Factory 91, the first building in the Historic R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company 200-acre Complex to be rehabilitated, opened February 21, 2012. The striking, 242,000-square-foot five-story building is now Wake Forest Biotech Place, a world-class biotech research and innovation center. The building was constructed in 1937.
The North Carolina Natural Heritage Trust Fund approved, in February 2012, a grant of $355,000 to acquire 120 acres to add to the Bentonville Battlefield State Historic Site. The Civil War Trust will match the grant dollar-for-dollar with funds from the American Battlefield Protection Program. Each of the nine properties covered by the grant is adjacent to previously preserved land.