The Carteret County Public Library recently received an important collection
of 160 Civil War books, donated by the Cary Boshamer estate. Henry Boshamer
of Morehead City, father of the late Cary Boshamer, donated this collection
of books to the Carteret County Public Library on behalf of Caryís wife
Christine Reidel. Each book in this collection bears a memorial to the late
The collection consists of
biographies of major military and political figures from the American Civil
War period, battles and campaigns of the war, and general histories of the
era. This collection significantly increases the
libraryís holdings ahead of our nationís 150th commemoration of
the four year Civil War. Most of these titles will be circulating and
hence may be checked out by library patrons. The library is grateful to
Christine Riedel and Henry Boshamer for this donation given in memory of Cary.
For further information please
contact the Carteret County Public Library at (252) 728-2050.