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 firstname.lastname@example.org .
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
Civil authority remained in control of the city, with a few hiccups, until February 1863.
The Federal attack and occupation on February 9, 1862 was short lived. By Feb 14th Confederate forces were back in the city itself, Union forces having withdrawn. Although elements of the civil authority fled before the fighting on February 9th 1862, the civil government remained in charge of the town - neither the federal or Confederate forces declared a martial law.
Sometimes you should take the information included in reports published in the Official Records of the Army with a grain of salt. Unsubstantiated rumors were often included in the reports, as the report below illustrates. General Huger reports that on May 27th, 1861, two different men that did not know each other, one from each side of the river, both reported to him that 1500 men had landed ten miles below Elizabeth City in Camden. In the same report, Huger reports the information was…Continue
Something had been bothering me since I first began closely comparing the drawings of Fort Hatteras made by Alfred Waud, the map of the facility drawn by Lt. F. U. Farquhar of the US Engineer Corp, and the one known photo of the fort, but I couldn’t pinpoint what was amiss. The powder magazine didn’t seem to be in the right place sometimes and the tents on the beach seemed to be drawn on the ocean side one time and the sound side the next.
While looking through some New York…Continue
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