"General view of Forts Hatters and Clark, N. C., captured on the 29th of August, 1861, by the Federal naval and military forces, under command of Commodore Stringham and Major General Butler. Articles of stipulation were signed on the flagship by Commodore Stringham and General Butler on the part of the United States, and by Commodore Barron, Colonel Martin and Major Andrews on the Confederate side, and the swords of the latter delivered up. The two forts remained in possession of the Federal troops, Fort Hatteras under command of Colonel Weber, and Fort Clark under that of Colonel Hawkins. The enemy's loss in killed was 15, and wounded 42; on the Federal side not a single man was either killed or wounded." — Frank Leslie, 1896

Fort Hatteras

"General view of Forts Hatters and Clark, N. C., captured on the 29th of August, 1861, by the Federal…

Seal of the state of North Carolina, 1875

North Carolina seal

Seal of the state of North Carolina, 1875

Seal of the state of North Carolina, 1876

North Carolina seal

Seal of the state of North Carolina, 1876

Democratic U.S. Senator from North Carolina in 1872.

Matt W. Ransom

Democratic U.S. Senator from North Carolina in 1872.

Hero of the Civil War and Governor of North Carolina.

Hon. Zebulon B. Vance

Hero of the Civil War and Governor of North Carolina.