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    • James William Nunalee

    • Police murders; Parks
    • Official police picture of Officer James William Nunalee used in the article detailing the story of his murder. James William Nunalee (1953-1978) was a Wilmington, NC Police Officer slain in the line of duty. He was one of 6 officers killed while...
    • Lieutenant David Worth Loring

    • World War I; Flanders Field American Cemetery (Waregem, Belgium)
    • Photograph of David Worth Loring in army uniform. David Worth Loring (1887-1918) was born in Sumter, SC. He joined the Wilmington Light Infantry (WLI), and participated in training exercises in 1911 at Fort Caswell. He was also on the Armory and...
    • 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...
    • Walter G. MacRae

    • Soldiers-- Confederate States of America; City council members; Sheriffs
    • Portrait of Walter MacRae. Walter G. MacRae (1841-1928) was born in Wilmington, NC. He was educated in private schools in Wilmington and attended Harvard University, where he received a degree in law. During the Civil War, he first enlisted in the...
    • 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...
    • Coast Guard

    • U.S. Coast Guard, Vietnam, The Mendota, Willard J. Smith
    • A U.S. Coast Guard cutter docks in Wilmington after returning from a 10-month tour of duty off of the coast of Vietnam. The Mendota was based out of Wilmington since 1947. Coast Guard families, locals, and dignitaries including Coast Guard...
    • Robert Gardner Greer

    • United States. Coast Guard.
    • Photograph of Robert Gardner Greer. Robert "Bobby" Gardner Greer (1943- ) was born in Wilmington. He attended New Hanover High School and Wilmington College, graduating with a degree in business management. He then entered the U.S. Coast Guard and...
    • Bob Mitchell

    • Ferries
    • Photograph of Bob Mitchell on duty as ferry operator. Bob Mitchell served for many years as the operator of the Elwells Ferry on the Cape Fear River between Carvers and Kelly in Bladen County, NC. The ferry provides a shortcut between N.C. 87 and...

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