On or around November 15, 2007 a new book will be released by Alex Christopher Meekins entitled: Elizabeth City, North Carolina and the Civil War: A History of Battle and Occupation. It is "An account of a little-known theater of the Civil War. In February of 1862, a Union naval force captured Elizabeth City. This fascinating history characterizes the overall situation in the northeastern North Carolina, where secessionists and Union sympathizers tangled right up until the Battle of Appomattox." (Taken from Amazon.com) So, if you are interested in the Civil War and Elizabeth City's impact with it, then please read this book!
Found this information through Andrew Wagenhoffer's blog.