Below is a 1983 article published during Swansboro' 200th birthday celebration, found in the Jonathan Green Jr. House scrapbook.
Reactivated Civil War troops will set up camp on Swansboro waterfront during town's July 4 celebration.
Tideland News, June 29, 1983, Swansboro
Swansboro's 200th Anniversary Celebration Committee is planning a series of events for the July 4 weekend. The weekend will begin with the encampment of a reactivated Civil War group at the bicentennial park. Soldiers in authentic Civil War uniforms will arrive early Saturday morning with authentic weapons, including a cannon, which they will try to teach viewers about camp life and military tactics of the Civil War. More...