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Peacock discusses the Union campaign led by General Ambrose Burnside to capture Roanoke Island, its place in the grand strategy to capture the Confederate capital at Richmond, and why this battle may have been the critical one in determining the war's outcome.
Synopsis of the battle
Transcription of the letter about the battle of Roanoke Island, 1862.
Article from 1931 on Capt. B. F. Spence, about his memory of the battle of Roanoke Island, NC
Article on the battle of Roanoke Island Feb. 7-8, 1862.