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New Bern's Civil War history stretches beyond the Confederacy. The Union invasion of Roanoke, followed by the occupation of New Bern in 1862 promoted the establishment of contraband camps for escaped slaves. Colored troop regiments emerged as a result.
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The Palace (NoCar F 264 N5 P3), Vol. 13 Issue 1, Spring 2015, p20-21, 26, il, por
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Tryon Palace reopened the New Bern Academy Museum, a place that tells the story of union occupation in New Bern. The building itself is a historic site, for Union troops used it as a hospital during the war.
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The Palace (NoCar F 264 N5 P3), Vol. 13 Issue 1, Spring 2015, p16-19, il
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37266
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A portrait of Mary Daves McKinlay was represented in a painting, passed down to her namesake niece, that revealed an outer gentility. A portrait painted in words also revealed gentility, in actions such as financial generosity to surviving family and the Episcopal Church of New Bern, and a view of slavery ahead of her times. Her enduring mark on New Bern may be perceived in her marker in Cedar Grove Cemetery. It may also be perceived in the pictured tablet, made by the Daves family and now in Christ Church’s graveyard.
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The Palace (NoCar F 264 N5 P3), Vol. 13 Issue 1, Spring 2015, p22-24
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37258
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New acquisitions to Tyron Palace’s exhibition collection included items that needed extra care, hence on display during special exhibitions. The exhibits spotlighted were a Magic Lantern Projector, 19th century; a Civil War-era Powder Horn; a Civil War-era folding chair used by Captain Frederick Cox Roberts; a liquor jug, 19th century, from A.H. Holton Retail Liquor.
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The Palace (NoCar F 264 N5 P3), Vol. 13 Issue 1, Spring 2015, p6-7
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37261
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Described was the labor of love involved in the restoration of a lathe originally owned by Charles Henry Hall. Courtesy of its passage down through the centuries by Hall’s nephew, Charles Hall Ashford, Jr., and L.R. Thomas Jr., the lathe is part of the Palace’s collection of human powered tools.
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The Palace (NoCar F 264 N5 P3), Vol. 13 Issue 1, Spring 2015, p8-11