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Our Historical Preservation Accomplishments


1985 – this Regiment was responsible for the restoration of the NC Memorial at the Gettysburg Battlefield

 

1985 and 1986 – assisted the North Carolinian Society in the placement of two markers at the Gettysburg Battlefield to the 26th NC Regiment

 

Since 1987 – the Regiment has published a historical magazine, Company Front, which features photographs of North Carolina Soldiers, letter collections, and diary remembrances

 

2004 – the Regiment formed a formal partnership with the North Carolina Museum of History (NCMOH) with our first project being the fundraising for the preservation of the 26th NC’s Burgess Mill flag (raised $7,500)

 

2007 – the Regiment placed a monument to the 26th NC Regt. on the NewBern Battlefield (raised $27,000)

 

2007 – our second project for the NCMOH, the Regiment was responsible for raising the money for the preservation of the battle flag of the 52nd NC Regt. (raised $5,400)

 

2007 & 2008 – the Regiment raised $10,000 towards the Museum of the Confederacy project, which allowed us to be able to bring home to the NCMOH:

(a) the 26th NC’s Gettysburg flag

(b) the battle flag of the 37th NC

(c) the coat, sword and sword belt of Major General Bryan Grimes

 

2008 – the Regiment was responsible for raising the money for the preservation of the battle flag of the 47th NC Regt. (raised $8,300)

 

2009 – the Regiment was responsible for raising the money for the preservation of the remnants of the battle flag of the 58th NC Regt. (raised $7,000)

 

2010 – the Regiment was responsible for raising the money for the preservation of the battle flag of the 22nd NC Regt. (raised $6,587)

 

2010 – the Regiment was responsible for raising the money for the preservation of the battle flag of the 16th NC Regt. (raised $7,094)

 

2011 – assisted Civil War Preservation Trust with the purchase of land associated with the first day’s fight at Gettysburg (donated $10,000)

 

2011 – NCMOH Preservation Project - the battle flag of the 1st N.C. State Troops (raised $5, 790)

 

2011 – purchased thirty-four letters of the Sherriff R. B. Paschall letter collection (letters from Company E, 26th Regiment NC (cost $5,700)

 

2012 - Establishment of the “Society for the Historical Preservation of the 26th NC Collection” at the North Carolina Museum of History and North Carolina State Archives

 

2012 – Adopted as a restoration project the Zeb Vance Monument in Asheville, NC (estimated cost $81,000)

 

2012 – NCMOH Preservation Project - Adopted the “State” flag of the 33rd NC (estimated cost $7,787)

 

Since 2004, the 26th NC Regiment has raised over $100,371 for

historical preservation, artifact loans and/or monument placement.

 

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