Featured Artifacts – Divided Allegiances
This China cup, made to keep a mustache dry, belonged to
Henry Nathaniel Woodard, a member of the Hoskins Company Local Defense.
The Woodard family Bible listed Henry Nathaniel and his brother Stephen
going to war.
and CONTAINER CAP
James Cathcart Johnson, a prominent slaveholder and Unionist, possessed
these personal items. He owned plantations in Pasquotank and Chowan
4-wheeled carriage was owned by James Cathcart Johnson. It
ordered and delivered in five boxes from New York to Edenton in 1822.
The carriage was restored in the 1970s.
Guerillas & Wild's Raid
Made of cotton, the vest was worn by William White at his wedding to
Their house was burned in 1863 during Union General Edward Wild’s