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Civil War Resources

New Bern mentioned in Civil War Era Poems and Songs from the Library of Congress:

Adjutant Stearns by William A. Stearns (book about a Massachusetts soldier killed at the Battle of New Bern, published 1862)

Battle of New Bern, March 14, 1862, and Confederate centennial : New Bern-Craven County, 1862-1962 (1962)

Civil War Sketchbook of Cpl. Joseph Shadek, Co. A, 8th Connecticut (includes scenes of Eastern NC, Burnside's Expedition).

"Confederate Dead to be Honored Thursday" (newspaper article with roster of soldiers from Craven County area) with Addendum

Confederate memorial addresses : Monday, May 11, 1885, New Bern, N. C.

Eugene Goodwin Diary (soldier with the 99th NY Infantry, stationed in Eastern North Carolina from October 1863 to June 1864)

Experience of a Confederate Chaplain, 1861-1864 by Alexander Davis Betts

The Fate of a Coward (drawing from NY Historical Society)

First and Second Regiments, NC Union Volunteers

Herbert E. Valentine Collection at Wake Forest University

Heroines of the Confederacy, New Bern and Vicinity, 1861-1865

Horace K. Ford Papers, 1862-1863, written from New Bern and Beaufort.

John Paris, 1809-1883. A Sermon Preached before Brig. Gen. Hoke's Brigade at Kinston, N.C. on the 28th of February, 1864...

Life of a Confederate Soldier by John B. Ernul

Massachusetts memorial to her soldiers and sailors who died in the Department of No. Carolina, 1861-1865 by James Browne Gardner (1909); also available at the Internet Archive

New Bern as it was, and is, 1862

North Carolina Revisited by William Garrison Reed, 44th Massachusetts (1884 account with photographs of Eastern North Carolina).

Report of state commission for erection of monument to Ninth New Jersey volunteers at New Berne, North Carolina. Dedication (1905); also available at the Internet Archive

Rules Regulating the Market! Provost Marshal's Office, Beaufort, N.C., July 28, 1864.

Union Regiments Based in New Bern, 1861-1865

Writing of John D. Whitford