New Bern occupation papers, 1862-1864.
Creator: New Bern occupation papers, 1862-1864 [manuscript].
Collection number: 1993
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Abstract: Miscellaneous papers related to the Union occupation of New Bern, N.C., during the Civil War, including the muster roll of Co. B, 1st North Carolina Infantry (Colored), U.S.A.; scattered letters from Union soldiers at Camp Stevenson describing in detail camp life and accommodations; and a plan of the town of New Bern showing the location of Burnside’s headquarters.
Repository: Southern Historical Collection
Collection Highlights: The collection includes the muster roll of Company B, 1st N.C. Infantry Regiment, Colored Heavy Artillery (1864); unofficial orders concerning the management of black soldiers (1863); and a letter from a white soldier stationed in New Bern discussing his recent expedition to Plymouth, North Carolina, and his impressions of, and conversations with, Plymouth blacks.
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