Raleigh, N.C., & the Civil War
Raleigh, N.C., & the Civil War. From 1861-1865, Raleigh, N.C., witnessed firsthand the tragedy of the American Civil War. The North Carolina State Capitol building was the site of the May 20, 1861, Secession Convention, which resulted in N.C. breaking from the Union. As the state's capital, Raleigh served as the center of Confederate power and home to N.C.’s succession of wartime governors ...
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