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Wayne County's Fort Macon connection

By Ty Johnson
Published in News on April 22, 2012 1:50 AM

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Civil War re-enactor Kerry Thompson, dressed in a Confederate artillery uniform, leans on a cannon as he watches Union troops drive back rebel defenders Saturday during a battle re-enactment at Fort Macon. Men from Wayne County helped defend the fort during the war.

Wayne County's voice within the walls of Fort Macon is booming. From the thunder of the cannon to the calls from the members of Andrews' Battery, this guardian of the Beaufort Inlet is teeming with connections to the Goldsboro area....

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