Burnside's Expedition and beyond
The Museum of the Albemarle is trying to identify the two Confederate soldiers in the photos below. If you recognize them, contact me at email@example.com .
Chris M. Perry from Hobbsville has been very helpful with grave photos and information. I got an unexpected assist from my sister, of all people! (She has no interest in the Civil War but is very interested in geneology.)
A repository of research on topics concerning northeastern NC leading up to and including Burnside's Expedition to North Carolina
NC Civil War Blogs
NC Squadron (my Navy blog)http://ncsquadron.wordpress.com/
7th NC Volunteers http://7thncvols.wordpress.com/
Michael Hardy's blog page:
Andrew Duppstadt's blog page:
Navy Sesquicentennial blog page:
Jeff Felton's blog page:
Mariner's Museum Monitor blog:
Rantings of a CW Historian http://civilwarcavalry.com/
Local Civil War web sites
Eliz. City Civil War Tour http://rblong.net/markers
Indiantown Skirmish http://rblong.net/indiantown/
Battle of South Mills (updated April 2010)
Battle of Elizabeth City (updated April 2010)
North Carolina Squadron (updated December 2009)
Battle of Roanoke Island (Mike Tames' site)
Camden County Troops
Battle of Hatteras Inlet
Brownwater Navy (NEW)
Civil War Traveler tour guide
Fort Hatteras was basically a square with the four corners cut off. Each of the faces were 150 feet long and the pan-coups in the salient ends were 42 feet long, making the parallel faces 210 feet apart. The parapet was 22 feet wide with 19 gun platforms. The gun platforms were 24 feet wide and 18 feet deep. The traverses were 20 feet by 12 feet parallelograms. The wall was 18 feet thick at the top.
Thanks to Dennis Schurr for sharing this photo of Fort Clark. The soldiers standing in formation in the background appear to be standing beside the embankment built by the 20th Indiana and 9th NY in October 1861 by order of Brig. Gen. Williams, commander of the Union forces at Hatteras. All the work building the…Continue
Member Wallace Abernethy tells me fellow member of this board Joe Minton of Murfreesboro has had a stroke.
Hope all is well………..just a note to let you know that Member, Joe Minton is at home now recovering from a Stroke and hopes to be back at work on limited schedule soon. His phone is 252-332-9770.
Let's hope Joe makes a speedy recover.
Here's the rest of the Lenoir Braves that enlisted prior to the battle at Hatteras Inlet: John W. Bunn /Private /25 July 1861Richard Bunn /Private /25 July 1861Everett W. Hill /Private /25 July 1861Logan Metts /Private /25 July 1861 /POW – wounded…Continue
The Civil War in North Carolina is a well-documented and often written about period of the state's history. In the past few years the historiography of the Civil War in North Carolina has undergone revision. Books and articles detail both new and…Continue
Hello Fellow Civil War fans,In Robert Elliott's book about his Tarheel Confederate (published in the 1990s) he has several pages regarding the WF Martin Camp - pictures, copy of a condolence card, etc.He also includes several images from a notebook…Continue
Next Event APRIL 29th – May 1st, 2011If you have a period craft and are interested in participating in our event we welcome you to contact Port O Plymouth Museum curator, Harry Thompson at 252-793-1377.Continue