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Organized in the spring of 1861, the North Carolina Navy defended coastal waters until absorption into the Confederate Navy during the summer of 1861. David Alexander Coleman was the navy's best-known officer.
Launched in 1940, the U.S.S. NORTH CAROLINA was the third warship to bear the name. After distinguished World War II service, state citizens rallied to save the ship from destruction in 1960 and bring it to Wilmington as a memorial.
Richard Walser, author and professor of English at North Carolina State University, wrote over thirty books and pamphlets that helped bring wider recognition to the state's literary heritage.