Item description: This map is included with Major General J. G. Foster’s report to the Joint Committee on The Conduct of the War, a Congressional oversight committee set up in 1861. Although Foster’s report was published in 1866, the map indicates the position of Burnside’s Expedition on 13-14 March1862–traveling up the Neuse River, then marching south to Fort Macon.
Item citation: “C. Sketch showing the route to Newbern, pursued by the Burnside Expedition, March 13, & 14, 1862,” [found in] “Report of Maj. Gen. J. G. Foster to the Committee on the Conduct of the War,” Supplemental Report of the Joint Committee on the Conduct of the War, In Two Volumes. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1866. C970.73 U58c1, from the North Carolina Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.