• Publisher
  • New Hanover County Public Library
  • Description
  • Portrait of Captain William H. Northrup. Captain William Harris Northrup was born in Wilmington ,NC in 1836. He worked for his father until the outbreak of the Civil War, when he enlisted as a member of the Wilmington Light Infantry. Northrop endured an impressive war record and achieved the rank of Captain while attached to the staff of General Bragg. At the end of the war, Northrup returned to Wilmington and started working with the firm, No... more
    Portrait of Captain William H. Northrup. Captain William Harris Northrup was born in Wilmington ,NC in 1836. He worked for his father until the outbreak of the Civil War, when he enlisted as a member of the Wilmington Light Infantry. Northrop endured an impressive war record and achieved the rank of Captain while attached to the staff of General Bragg. At the end of the war, Northrup returned to Wilmington and started working with the firm, Northrup & Cumming, a large lumber business that traded in the West Indies. During retirement, Northrup spent all of his time at Wrightsville Beach. He died in 1924. less
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  • black-and-white photograph
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  • Copyright is owned by the New Hanover County Public Library. For commercial or other use, permission must be granted.