Civil War in NE North Carolina

Burnside's Expedition and beyond

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Who are they?

The Museum of the Albemarle is trying to identify the two Confederate soldiers in the photos below. If you recognize them, contact me at rblong@rblong.net .

The one below has been identified as Corp. Stephen N. Woodard, Co. A, 1st NC.

Dear Mr. Long,
The unidentified soldier on your blog site (2nd down) is Corporal Stephen M. Woodard, Company A (the "Albemarle Guards"), 1st Regiment N.C. State Troops. The coat he is wearing is the M1861 state-issued sack coat issued to many of the early war regiments.
Woodard was from Chowan and enlisted 5/18/61. Promoted to corporal in 1863 and captured at Spotsylvania Court House, Virginia, 5/12/64. Confined first at Point Lookout and then Elmira until he was released from the latter place on 6/12/65.
I am trying to find the owner of the Woodard image to gain permission to use it in volume 2 of my book, State Troops and Volunteers, published by the N.C. Office of Archives and History. If you can help me with that, I would be most obliged.
Cordially
Greg Mast

 

Help comes from strange places

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.)

http://rblong.net/ucv/pettigrew/

A repository of research on topics concerning northeastern NC leading up to and including Burnside's Expedition to North Carolina

NC Civil War sites

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:
http://michaelchardy.blogspot.com/
Andrew Duppstadt's blog page:
http://civilwarnavy.blogspot.com/
Navy Sesquicentennial blog page:
http://www.civilwarnavy150.blogspot.com
Jeff Felton's blog page:
http://northcarolinastatetroops.blogspot.com/
Mariner's Museum Monitor blog:
http://www.marinersmuseum.org/blogs/ussmonitorcenter/
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)
http://rblong.net/southmillsbattle/

Battle of Elizabeth City (updated April 2010)
http://rblong.net/ecbattle/

North Carolina Squadron (updated December 2009)
http://rblong.net/ncsquadron/

Battle of Roanoke Island (Mike Tames' site)
http://rblong.net/roanokeisland/

Battle of Plymouth
http://www.livinghistoryweekend.com/intro.htm
Hatteras Prisoners http://rblong.net/hatterasprisoners/

Camden County Troops
http://rblong.net/camdentroops/

Fort Branch
http://fortbranchcivilwarsite.com/
Battle of Hatteras Inlet
http://www.ncgenweb.us/hyde/military/FTHATTER.HTM
http://www.ncgenweb.us/hyde/military/FTCLARK.HTM
Fort Ocracoke
http://www.ncgenweb.us/hyde/military/FTOCRACO.HTM
Brownwater Navy (NEW)
http://camdenscience.ning.com/
Hatteras Sesquicentennial
http://flagsoverhatteras.com
Civil War Traveler tour guide

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Blog Posts

Fort Clark

Posted by Bruce Long on June 21, 2014 at 4:35pm 0 Comments

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…

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Joe Minton

Posted by Bruce Long on June 3, 2014 at 7:57pm 0 Comments

Member Wallace Abernethy tells me fellow member of this board Joe Minton of Murfreesboro has had a stroke.

"Bruce,

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.

 Wallace"

Let's hope Joe makes a speedy recover.

7th Regiment NC Volunteers

Posted by Bruce Long on May 30, 2014 at 8:30pm 0 Comments

The organization of the 7th NC Volunteers was highly irregular. The regiment did not rendezvous to muster in its various companies. Due to the urgent need to fortify the inlets on the northern coastline as quickly as possible, companies were sent individually to Hatteras or Ocracoke and mustered in as they arrived on station rather than holding a rendezvous at a camp of instruction as was the…

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Volume 19 of NC Troops

Posted by Bruce Long on March 10, 2014 at 10:20pm 0 Comments

Volume 19 is now available from the State Archives. The NC Defenders and Jonesboro Guards are included in this volume.

Elizabeth City Civil War Tour


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Forum

Lenoir Braves (Part 2)

Started by Bruce Long in General Discussion. Last reply by Arthur Larsen Feb 10. 1 Reply

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

Battle of New Bern

Started by Bruce Long in Burnside's Expedition. Last reply by Bruce Long Feb 9. 3 Replies

Place information or questions about the battle of New Bern here.

Battle of South Mills

Started by Bruce Long in Burnside's Expedition. Last reply by Bruce Long Jan 16, 2012. 6 Replies

Place information or questions about the battle of South Mills here.

Questioning history

Started by Chris Meekins in General Discussion. Last reply by Dr. Sam F. Leary Sep 1, 2011. 9 Replies

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

William F Martin Camp #1590 United Confederate Veterans

Started by Chris Meekins in General Discussion. Last reply by Bruce Long Jun 19, 2011. 6 Replies

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

Plymouth Civil War Living History Event

Started by Bruce Long in General Discussion Apr 17, 2011. 0 Replies

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

 
 
 

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Fort Clark

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 breastwork…See More
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