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    • 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...
    • Colonel Doz Packett

    • Fort Bragg Military Installation (N.C.)
    • Colonel Doz Packett, commander of 229th Aviation, Fort Bragg, NC, visitng Sunny Point, NC. Military Ocean Terminal Sunny Point in Southport is the largest ammunition port in the nation. It is the Army's primary east coast deep-water port, run by...
    • Andrew Howell Harriss, Jr.

    • Harriss, Andrew Howell, 1898-1998; Order of the Long Leaf Pine
    • Military photograph of Andrew Howell Harriss, Jr. in uniform. Andrew Harriss (1898-1998) was born in Wilmington, NC. He fought in World War I (with parental consent as he was only 16), and participated in five major engagements during his time...
    • Major William Arthur Snow

    • United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. Wilmington District; Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway; Veterans of World War I of the U.S.A.
    • Military photograph of Major William Arthur Snow in uniform. William Arthur Snow (1894-1940) was born in New York and was a graduate of the United States Military Academy and M.I.T. A decorated veteran of World War I, he served with the 2nd...
    • NCRPC0900

    • North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
    • Major Katherine A. Towle, of the USMCR, was the sponsor for the U.S.S. Washburn that launched on Dec. 18, 1944. Maj. Towle was in command of the women Marines at Camp Lejeune and the shipyard asked her to sponsor the ship in recognition of the war...
    • Captain Richard Porsm Paddison

    • Soldiers--Confederate States of America--Biography; Steamboat workers
    • Portrait of Captain Richard Porsm Paddison. Richard Porsm Paddison (1839-1915) was born in Harper's Ferry, VA. He studied pharmacy and moved to Boston, MA to work until the outbreak of the Civil War, when he returned to his father's home in South...
    • Mike McIntyre, Lizzie Horton, and Mike Allen

    • McIntyre, Mike; Congressmen; Southport (N.C.); Festivals; Beauty contests
    • Photograph of Command Sergeant Major Mike Allen (left), Miss North Carolina Elizabeth Leigh "Lizzie" Horton, and North Carolina Congressman Mike McIntyre at the Southport, NC July 4th Celebration. Douglas Carmichael "Mike" McIntyre II (1956- ) has...
    • James R. Leutze

    • Leutze, James R., 1935-; University of North Carolina, Wilmington; College teachers
    • Portrait of James R. Leutze. James R. Leutze (1935- ) served as Chancellor of the University of North Carolina Wilmington (UNCW) from 1990 to 2003. He had a significant impact at UNCW and under his command, the university became one of the top 10...
    • John Decatur Barry

    • Barry, John Decatur, 1833-1867; Soldiers--Confederate States of America
    • Daguerreotype of John D. Barry in uniform. John Decatur Barry (1833-1867) went to the University of North Carolina (now the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill), and enlisted in Company I of the 18th North Carolina Infantry at the start of...
    • William Lord deRosset

    • deRosset, William Lord,1832-1910
    • Published photograph of W.L. deRosset. William Lord deRosset (1832-1910) was the oldest son of Dr. Armand John deRosset and his first wife Eliza Lord deRosset. He helped establish the Clarendon Iron Works in Wilmington after he returned from...
    • Captain John Jarod Adkins

    • Ship captains United States
    • Portrait of Captain John Jarod Adkins. John Jarod Adkins (1851-1951) was born in New Hanover County, NC, the son of a renowned blockade runner. He received his pilot's license in 1870 and devoted himself to the duties of pilot, guiding many ships...
    • Major Graham Kerr Hobbs

    • Lawyers; Veterans of World War I of the U.S.A.; North Carolina. General Assembly
    • Portrait of Major Graham Kerr Hobbs. Graham Kerr Hobbs (1887-1936) was born in Sampson County, NC. He attend the University of North Carolina (now the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill. During World War I, Hobbs was commissioned a Captain...
    • Captain Donald MacRae

    • MacRae, Donald, 1861-1928
    • Photograph of Donald MacRae probably taken some time in the spring of 1898 before going to Raleigh in April to train for the war. Donald MacRae (1861-1928) was a captain in the Second Regiment of the North Carolina Volunteers in the...
    • Hosea Horne

    • Soldiers--Confederate States of America--Biography.
    • Corporal Hosea Horne of the Wilmington Horse Artillery. Hosea Horne enlisted in the Confederate army in New Hanover County, NC in 1862. He became a corporal in Captain Thomas Southerland's Wilmington Horse Artillery, 1st North Carolina Artillery,...

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