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Loss of the USS Monitor

It was on this date, December 31, 1862, at 1:30 a.m.—in the earliest hours of New Year’s Eve—that the USS Monitor went down in rough seas off Cape Hatteras. Sixteen men aboard lost their lives. Forty-seven men, including Captain John … Continue reading

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“Flags Over Hatteras” About to Fly Again

Hurricane Irene arrived on Hatteras Island right in the middle of our ‘Flags Over Hatteras’ event last August. Fortunately, we were able to complete the first phase of our three-phase event, which was the Blue-Gray Reunion. Descendents from men who … Continue reading

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