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SALISBURY — The Rowan Museum Exhibits Committee has updated the Civil War exhibit, When We Fought Ourselves.
The latest update comes in the way of a new view of Stoneman’s raid on Salisbury. After viewing a closeup diorama of the attack near the Western N.C. Railroad created by Steven Wise for several months, there was a request to expand the view so that guests not familiar with Salisbury could gain a bigger picture of the attack on Salisbury on April 12, 1865.
Under the direction of Steven Wise, smaller model soldiers were ordered to present this new view in a closer scale version on a newly constructed base of the local properties on which the attack occurred.
Even though the model does not have a specific scale of distances, it is a teaching map so that the viewer can now see a representation of the events that took place along Grants Creek, the Union attack routes and the Confederate defenses.
The Exhibits Committee is thankful for all of the visitors, staff and historians who helped the museum in updating the exhibit.

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