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Barry Munson stands in the North Carolina collections at Joyner Library at ECU on Monday morning. Munson recently won an award from the N.C. Genealogical Society for his work on a book about the Civil War. (Rhett Butler/The Daily Reflector)
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Barry Munson stands in the North Carolina collections at Joyner Library at ECU on Monday morning. Munson recently won an award from the N.C. Genealogical Society for his work on a book about the Civil War. (Rhett Butler/The Daily Reflector)

ECU librarian wins award for work

By Jane Dail

The Daily Reflector

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While doing research on his life’s passion, the Civil War, one East Carolina University librarian noticed a name that kept popping up. He eventually turned his findings about the man into a book that has raked in two statewide awards.

In his free time, Barry Munson browses through old newspapers, looking for bits and pieces of information about Civil War soldiers, including obituaries and marriage announcements.


“I’m what you would call a data miner,” he said.

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