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New Bern in Craven County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Battle of New Bern

 
 
Battle of New Bern Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, August 15, 2014
1. Battle of New Bern Marker
Inscription.  The victory of Union General Ambrose Burnside here on March 14, 1862, caused the fall of New Bern.
 
Erected 1971 by State Department of Archives and History. (Marker Number C 11.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list. A significant historical month for this entry is March 1840.
 
Location. 35° 3.063′ N, 77° 0.901′ W. Marker is in New Bern, North Carolina, in Craven County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 70 and Taberna Way, on the right when traveling south on U.S. 70. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New Bern NC 28560, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. New Bern Battlefield Park (approx. Ό mile away); a different marker also named Battle of New Bern (approx. Ό mile away); Fort Point (approx. 2.2 miles away); James City (approx. 2.6 miles away); Richard Dobbs Spaight (approx. 2.7 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of New Bern
Battle of New Bern Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, August 15, 2014
2. Battle of New Bern Marker
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(approx. 3.9 miles away); USRC Diligence (approx. 3.9 miles away); U.S.C.G.C. Pamlico (approx. 3.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Bern.
 
Major General Ambrose Burnside image. Click for full size.
Library of Congress
3. Major General Ambrose Burnside
by Brady's National Photographic Portrait Galleries, Published by E. & H.T. Anthony, in 1863.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 24, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 9, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 471 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 9, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland.   3. submitted on September 14, 2020, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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May. 22, 2022