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General Foster’s Big Celebration--1863

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Major General John D. Foster secured Union troops in New Bern by March 1863, and announced plans for a celebration on the fourteenth to commemorate their victory at New Bern just one year before. Unexpectedly, Major General D.H. Hill, commander of all Confederate troops in North Carolina, attacked New Bern and other Federal positions along the coast.
Journal of the New Bern Historical Society (NoCar F 264 N5 J66), Vol. 6 Issue 2, Nov 1993, p16-22, map, bibl