Throughout the Civil War, North Carolina furnished much of the material that the Confederate armies needed to sustain field operations. Here in Kenansville, the Confederate States Army produced military supplies ranging from swords to knapsacks. . . . — — Map (db m77287) HM
In April 1861, Louis Froelich, a Bavarian immigrant, began manufacturing uniform buttons in Wilmington for North Carolina soldiers. With Hungarian partner Col. Bela Estvan, Froelich operated his first arms factory for the Confederacy from November . . . — — Map (db m77289) HM
During the war, the Wilmington and Weldon Railroad was part of a rail network that transported vital supplies north to Confederate forces in Virginia. Cutting that line became an important Union objective.
On July 5, 1863, Lt. Col. George W. . . . — — Map (db m77306) HM
Warsaw, N.C. is home to the oldest, continuous Veterans Day celebration in America. First held November 11, 1921
This WWII 155mm howitzer is placed in honor of all veterans who sacrificed for our freedom
Erected in remembrance by Duplin County . . . — — Map (db m39651) HM