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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