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Fort Fisher celebrates National Medal of Honor Day

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Fort Fisher celebrated National Medal of Honor Day -- recognizing the 19 Medal of Honor recipients in North Carolina. Fort Fisher celebrated National Medal of Honor Day -- recognizing the 19 Medal of Honor recipients in North Carolina.

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WECT) - Saturday was a special day for members of the military as Fort Fisher celebrated National Medal of Honor Day -- recognizing the 19 Medal of Honor recipients in North Carolina.

The historic site had a program to talk about the 69 recipients from the 1865 battle as well as the three recipients that are from New Hanover County.

A war re-enactor showed Fort Fisher visitors different ammunition used during the Civil War.

They also gave a presentation about the history of the Medal of Honor and why it's so significant.

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