Battle of New Bern - New Bern NC
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe
N 35° 02.862 W 077° 00.929
18S E 316177 N 3880189
Quick Description: Troops engaged in the Battle of New Bern: Union: Major General Ambrose Burnside - commanding Division. Brigadier General John G. Parke's Brigade. Confederate: Confederate: Brigadier General Lawrence O'B. Branch - commanding Brigade.
Location: North Carolina, United States
Date Posted: 10/10/2020 6:06:26 PM
Waymark Code: WM138DJ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Turtle3863
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Long Description:
Battle of New Bern-The above map is self-explanatory. For a detailed account of the battle please read the large map-marker "Battle of New Bern" on Us. Highway 17 at New Bern, 5¼ west of this road. The Croatan Earthwork, an extensive fortification not used during the battle, can be seen 6-3/10 miles southeast on this highway. Here, extensive earthworks can be seen on both sides of the highway in a direct line with this marker.

Troops engaged in the Battle of New Bern:

Union: Major General Ambrose Burnside - commanding Division.
Brigadier General John G. Parke's Brigade
4th and 5th R.I. Inf.; 8th and 11th Conn. Inf.
Brigadier General Jesse L. Reno's Brigade
21st Mass., 51st N.Y., 9th N.J., and 51st Pa. Inf.
Brigadier General John G. Foster's Brigade
23rd, 24th, 25th, and 27th Mass. and 10th Conn. Inf.

Confederate: Brigadier General Lawrence O'B. Branch - commanding Brigade
7th, 26th, 27th, 28th, 33rd, 35th, and 37th N.C. Inf.; 19th N.C. Regt. (1st Cavalry); Captain Thomas H. Brem's and Captain A.C. Latham's artillery batteries.

Confederates in Fort Thompson: Captain John N. Whitford's and Captain W.A. Herring's artillery companies.
(The men in the other Confederate forts did not directly participate in the battle).

Erected 1962 by Archives and Highway Departments, Confederate Centennial Commission. (Marker Number CC-2.)

LOCATION: Marker is in New Bern, North Carolina, in Craven County. Marker can be reached from Battlefield Parkway south of Taberna Way, on the right when traveling south. Marker is at or near this postal address: 300 Battlefield Parkway, New Bern NC 28562, United States of America.
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