‘Flags Over Hatteras’ Civil War Talk at museum

Drew Pullen book coverDrew Pullen, an authority on the Civil War on North Carolina’s Outer Banks, will give a free public presentation, “Flags Over Hatteras,” at the Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum on Wednesday, May 20, at 7 p.m.

In May 1861, the Atlantic Blockading Squadron Board of Strategy regarded the “sterile, half drowned shores of North Carolina” with little interest. Less than one month later, they acknowledged this same coast as “the most dangerous stretch of shore in the whole Confederacy.”

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