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Kinston, Whitehall and Goldsboro (North Carolina) expedition, December, 1862   By:

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Transcriber's Note: Inconsistent hyphenation in the original document has been preserved. Obvious typographical errors have been corrected. For a complete list, please see the end of this document.

KINSTON,

WHITEHALL AND GOLDSBORO

(NORTH CAROLINA)

EXPEDITION,

December, 1862.

NEW YORK, W. W. HOWE, 157 E. 37th Street, 1890.

Copyrighted by W. W. HOWE, NEW YORK CITY, 1890.

To the

MOTHERS

WHO WERE EVER THOUGHTFUL OF THEIR

ABSENT ONES, AND TO THOSE

COMRADES

WHO ANSWERED THE LAST CALL

AND HAVE PASSED TO THE OTHER SIDE, ALSO TO MY

COMRADES

WHO HAVE BEEN LEFT BEHIND TO FIGHT

THE BATTLE OF LIFE,

THIS LITTLE MEMENTO,

IS RESPECTFULLY DEDICATED, WITH THE HOPE

THAT THE MEMORIES IT WILL REVIVE

WILL SERVE TO UNITE US AS STRONGLY IN THE FUTURE

AS IN THOSE DAYS OF

"'62."

ERRATA.

On Contents, note, for "Grey" read " Gray ." On page 32, note, 1st line, for "Willson" read " Wilson ." " " " 7th " " " " " " 61 " for "Winton" read " Trenton ." " 80 " 10th line, for "Bowler" read " Boler ." " 91 " 6th " " " " " " 1 of Index, 23 " " " " " " 8 " add, N. Y. 23d Independent Battery p. 44 " 8 " " " 24th " " " " 11 " " " 23d " Batteries " " 12 " " " 24th " " "

PREFACE.

The letter press from New York Herald, Dec. 20 25, 1862, by permission, also New York Times. The illustrations of Kinston, Whitehall and Goldsboro, also portrait of Gen. J. G. Foster, are reproduced from Harper's History of the Rebellion, by arrangement with Messrs. Harpers Brothers.

New York, Dec. 1, 1890.

CONTENTS.

Commencement of the March, 9

Battle of Kinston, 14

Battle of Whitehall, 23

Battle of Goldsboro, 35

Death of Colonel C. O. Gray, 58

Losses in the Three Battles, 77

Death of Major General John G. Foster, 82

Obsequies of Major General John G. Foster, 86

List of Regiments in the Expedition, 89

Index, 93

KINSTON, WHITEHALL, GOLDSBORO

NORTH CAROLINA.

EXPEDITION, DECEMBER, 1862.

IN THE FIELD, FIFTEEN MILES FROM } NEW BERNE, DEC... Continue reading book >>




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