A new event has been added to the Archives Week calendar:
North Carolina and the Civil War: The Breaking Storm, 1861-1862
Where: N.C. Museum of History - 5 E. Edenton St., Raleigh
When: May 20 - October 29, 2012
The small exhibit North Carolina and the Civil War: The Breaking Storm 1861-1862 highlights the events leading up to the outbreak of the Civil War and the early battles. The exhibit features artifacts related to the state's role in the War of 1812, the Mexican-American War, the nation's western expansion, and the Civil War. The museum also offers the online exhibit North Carolina and the Civil War. For museum hours and other information, call 919-807-7900 or go to ncmuseumofhistory.org.