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    • Oakdale Cemetery - Confederate Monument.

    • Oakdale Cemetery, Cemeteries, Confederate Monument
    • This monument marks the graves of over four hundred unknown Confederate Soldiers. The bronze soldier on a large pedestal was designed by William Randolph O'Donovan, sculptor, and executed by Maurice J. Power at his National Art Foundry in New York....
    • Confederate Veterans

    • Soldiers--Confederate States of America
    • Photograph of a gathering of the Confederate Veterans group. Last Confederate Veterans of the Wilmington, NC area. Richard M. V. B. Reaves (died 1930) is the short man in the second row.
    • William Joseph Woodward

    • Woodward, William, 1843-1907
    • Studio portrait of William Woodward seated with his sons. William Joseph Woodward was born in Fayetteville, North Carolina on September 1, 1843. He was a Confederate veteran of the Civil War, a member of the 1st North Carolina Infantry Regiment...
    • Fort Fisher.

    • Fort Fisher, Historic Marker
    • Fort Fisher Beach and Hotel CafĂ© building. Note erosion. Written on the original photo: "Three years ago the rear end of this building stood at the point of this stake." (Stake marked with x) A Confederate stronghold, Fort Fisher is located about...
    • John Newland Maffitt

    • Blockade; Soldiers--Confederate States of America; Farmer
    • Photograph of John Newland Maffitt. John Newland Maffitt (1819-1886) was born at sea when his parents were immigrating to the United States from Ireland. Maffitt was brought to North Carolina by an uncle who adopted him in the late 1820s. He held...
    • City Seamen's Friend Society Building

    • Confederate, Union, Civil War, hospitals, downtown, S. Front Street, Dock Street
    • City Seamen's Friend Society Building, 1857, SW corner of Front and Dock Streets. It was a Confederate Base Hospital during Civil War, and later was the Union Hospital after the capture of Wilmington.
    • Dr. Thomas Fanning Wood

    • Wood, Thomas Fanning, 1841-1892; North Carolina. State Board of Health; Soldiers--Confederate States of America
    • Studio portrait of Dr. Thomas Wood. Dr. Thomas Fanning Wood (1831-1892) was born in Wilmington, NC. Wood was a Confederate veteran of the Civil War, assigned to duty in the 18th regiment of the North Carolina Infantry, Company I, known as the...
    • Joshua Grainger Wright

    • Soldiers--Confederate States of America--Biography; University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    • Photograph of Joshua Grainger Wright, taken from "History of North Carolina, Vol. IV North Carolina Biography." Joshua Grainger Wright (1840-1900) was born in the family home now known as the Burgin-Wright House. He was a soldier, businessman,...
    • Thomas S. Kenan

    • Soldiers--Confederate States of America; University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    • Studio photograph of Thomas S. Kenan. Colonel Thomas Stephen Kenan (1838-1911) was a Confederate soldier and later a politician in North Carolina. He was the great-grandson of Revolutionary war general James Kenan, namesake of Kenansville. ...
    • Eliza Nutt Parsley

    • United Daughters of the Confederacy. Cape Fear Chapter No. 3
    • Copy of a painted portrait of Eliza Nutt Parsley. Eliza "Hallie" Hall Nutt Parsley (1842-1920) married William M. Parsley in 1862. He was in Company F of the 3rd NC Regiment, NC Infantry. He advanced to the rank of Lt. Colonel, and died...
    • Civil War

    • Civil War, Confederacy, Confederate Veterans
    • Last Confederate veterans of Wilmington area. Richard M.V.B. Reaves (died 1930) is short man in 2nd row.
    • Spofford Mills - Children in the swimming pool.

    • Spofford Mills, Delgado Mills, Swimming Pool
    • During the War Between the States, the site, where the Delgado (Spofford) Cotton Mill would eventually be built, was used as a camp for Confederate troops. Entrenchments were built there to protect Wilmington from possible land invasion from the...


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