Hatteras Civil War Sesqucentennial
Oxford to Speak at Luncheon on Site of 1861 Camp Live Oak

Come join us at Noon on April 26, 2012 and taste wonderful local, southern cuisine specially prepared by Chef Joel Sardinha. Enjoy hearing about the Civil War events that took place at Rodanthe, NC Oct. 1 – 5, 1861 by guest speaker, Lee Thomas Oxford, research historian, genealogist and proprietor of Lee Oxford Books & [...]

Oct. 5, 1861 Confederate Writer from Elizabeth City, NC, Pens Early Details of Gunboat Fanny Capture

Detailed letters appearing in Southern newspapers during the Civil War are worth their weight in Union gold.  After unearthing this letter a few months ago, I was ecstatic.  One of the most compelling news items was that there were none killed on either side.  The Northern papers painted a canvass of wholesale slaughter from the [...]

Mrs. George NAYLOR – Mother of Jim NAYLOR, Husband of Margaret (WILDER) WELCH NAYLOR

This is the 1918 North Lake, Wisconsin obituary of Sarah Jane (HUDSON) NAYLOR, mother of James M. “Jim” NAYLOR.  Jim, twenty-six years her elder, was the second husband of Margaraget (WILDER) WELCH NAYLOR.  The obituary is short but provides quite a bit of information.  Mrs. Naylor died only  a year before bother Margaraet and Jim [...]

April 26-28, 2012 Hatteras Sesquicentennial Conference Registration

“FLAGS OVER HATTERAS” CONFERENCE is the second phase of our ‘Sesquicentennial Event’ and is scheduled for April 26th – April 28th , 2012. We are featuring three nationally known authors and historians. Come to a fun filled week at the beach and hear James McPherson, Ed Bearss and Craig Symonds. Each evening one of them [...]