Wilmington NC Events The Blue and Gray Navies: Two NORTH CAROLINAS - From Wood & Sail to Iron & Steam

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Event Title : The Blue and Gray Navies: Two NORTH CAROLINAS - From Wood & Sail to Iron & Steam
Event Date : 14-Aug-2010
Start Time : 9:00 AM
End Time : 6:00 PM
Category : Other
Location : Battleship NORTH CAROLINA
Address : #1 Battleship Road
City : Wilmington
State : NC
Zip : 28402
Phone : 910-251-5797
Contact : N/A
Description : Two ships name North Carolina participated in the Civil War - the Ship-of-the-Line NORTH CAROLINA and the Ironclad NORTH CAROLINA.

Carolina Living History Guild members will set up displays that highlight the history of the USS North Carolina and the CSS North Carolina during the American Civil War. The Carolina Living History Guild is an organization dedicated to educating the public about the history of the United States during the French & Indian War, American Revolution, War of 1812, and American Civil War, with particular emphasis on the maritime and naval heritage of the country.

Displays will include steam engineering, ironclad ship construction, navigation, small arms of the US and CS navies, naval ordnance (artillery), uniforms, and the “arts of the sailor.” Visitors will be able to view reproductions of period small arms and working models of steam engines, as well as many other items.

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