Foster's Goldsboro Expedition, 1862-1863

Manuscript Collection #816

  • Descriptive Summary
     
    Title: Foster's Goldsboro Expedition
    Creator:
    Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
    Language: English
    Abstract: The collection consists of a letter (1/8/1863) containing a description of Brig. Gen. John G. Foster's expedition from New Bern to Kinston and Goldsboro NC and back, 11-20 December 1862, including accounts of engagements at Kinston (14 Dec.), Whitehall (16 Dec.) and Goldsboro Bridge (17 Dec.), from George [?], a soldier in Company B of the 5th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment, to his Aunt Maria. Other items include a draft report (12/22/1862) by Colonel Charles R. Codman, 45th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry Regiment (Cadet Regiment), of engagements at Kinston and White Hall, NC, (12/14 through 12/16/1862), and items related to Colonel Codman.
    Extent: 0.025 Cubic feet, 3 items ,
  • Administrative Information
     
    Accessions Information

    May 16, 2001 (unprocessed), 3 items, 27 pages; Description of Gen. John G. Foster's expedition from New Bern to Kinston and Goldsboro NC and back, 11-20 December 1862, including accounts of engagements at Kinston (14 Dec.), Whitehall (16 Dec.) and Goldsboro Bridge (17 Dec.), by George, a soldier in Company B of the 5th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment to his Aunt Maria, dated 8 January, 1863 (3 p.); typed transcript of the letter (12 p.); and a digital reproduction of the letter (12 p.), 27 pages. Donor: Brian & Maria Green, Inc.

    July 15, 2003 (unprocessed addition 1), 10 items; Draft report (12/22/1862) by Colonel Charles R. Codman, 45th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry Regiment (Cadet Regiment), of engagements at Kinston and White Hall, NC, (12/14 through 12/16/1862), during Brig. General John G. Foster’ s expedition to Goldsboro, NC, holograph manuscript, 6 pp., printed version of Codman’ s report of the battles from The March to Kinston: The Forty-Fifth Regiment, M. V. M. (n.p., undated), pp. 129-130; a portrait of Codman in his military uniform; and a statement by Corporal Charles Eustis Hubbard praising Codman’ s Civil War service. Holograph manuscript. Photocopy typescript. Purchase: (Compliments of ECMC special fund.)

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Brian & Maria Green, Inc.
    Purchased from ECMC special fund

    Access Restrictions

    No restrictions

    Copyright Notice

    Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.

    Preferred Citation

    Foster's Goldsboro Expedition (#816), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

    Processing Information

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