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The Union Army’s success in capturing New Bern in 1862 involved famous military men such as General Ambrose Burnside. The Confederate general presiding over the troop for this famous battle was Lawrence Branch. The latter, though perhaps lesser known in history books, was celebrated as equally important through the CSA monument in Cedar Grove Cemetery.
An endeavor undertaken by a sixth grade class at Epiphany School, its yield was the preservation of the Bryan-Fordham Cemetery. Included were a description of their preservation activities, individuals discovered in the cemetery; research sources, such as a local public library; their dream that the cemetery will be included on the New Bern Tour of Cemeteries. Included also were a gravestone identification table, map showing a layout of the graves in Bryan-Fordham Cemetery, and photo of this sixth grade class.