A Union expedition led by Brigadier General John G. Foster left New Berne in December to disrupt the Wilmington & Weldon Railroad at Goldsborough.
The advance was stubbornly contested by Evans's Brigade near Kinston Bridge on December 14, but the Confederates were outnumbered and withdrew north of the Neuse River in the direction of Goldsborough.
Foster continued his movement the next day, taking the River Road, south of the Neuse River.
The 4th North Carolina Cavalry in the Civil War: A History and Roster With
the Civil War was entering its second year North Carolina was rallying to supply more troops. The Partisan Ranger Act prompted local leaders to recruit companies of irregular soldiers for service in the Confederate Army. Seven such companies were banded together into a regiment to form the 4th North Carolina Cavalry.
Six Years of Hell Harpers Ferry During the Civil
War While Harpers Ferry was an important location during the Civil War, in most Civil War books it's a sideshow of something larger. John Brown's raid, Lee's invasions of 1862 & 1863 as well as Early's 1864 raid are all covered in depth
Lee's Tar Heels: The Pettigrew-Kirkland-MacRae Brigade The most successful of North
Carolina's units during the Civil War. The brigade played a central role in Pickett's Charge at Gettysburg and also fought with distinction during the Petersburg campaign and in later battles including the Wilderness, Spotsylvania, and Cold Harbor
Chancellorsville The Battle and Its Aftermath Chancellorsville was a remarkable
victory for Robert E. Lee's troops, a fact that had enormous psychological importance for both sides, which had met recently at Fredericksburg and would meet again at Gettysburg in just two months. But the achievement, while stunning, came at an enormous cost: more than 13,000 Confederates became casualties, including Stonewall Jackson
With the Civil War about to begin, Southern saboteurs try to prevent railroad construction from crossing Kansas to the frontier.
Uncle Toms Cabin DVD also features a detailed and informative essay by historian David
Pierce, an extensive collection of stills, promotional materials, and music cue sheets, and details of cuts made to the film, including two deleted scenes that are among the best moments the film has to offer
Biography - Abraham Lincoln Preserving the Union Abe Lincoln's presidency in detail. The emotional tragedy and the humorus side of the man. His thoughts on the early commanders and dicussions with Historians. Pictures and details hard to find in other historical documentaries.
Black History: From Civil War Through
Today This is an extraordinary collection of historical presentations that must be viewed in its entirety to be truly appreciated. The producers have done an excellent job in digitally restoring the vintage audio/videos but as must be expected by anyone who is knowledgeable of the restoration process some of the restorations are a bit
Stones River National Battlefield Stones River was one of the
hardest fought battles of the Civil War with casualties of 27 percent on the Confederate side and 29 percent on the Union side
Women And The Civil War The many contributions of women in both the North and South are
presented in this program describing their roles on and near the momentous battles of the American Civil War