Nathan Raab, president of The Raab Collection, was interviewed by a National Public Radio affiliate in North Carolina last week about his discovery of an important Civil War archive of a Southern family. Raab discusses how he stumbled across this archive while consulting with a descendant on other historical documents. Listen here:
This deeply moving and never-before-seen archive documents the lives of a North Carolina family during the war’s final, harrowing year and includes the actual bullet the killed one of their own at Fort Fisher in 1865. Read more about it at this link.
The archive has been sold to a private collector from the Carolinas.