War of the Rebellion: Serial 026 Page 0052 NORTH CAROLINA AND S.E. VIRGINIA. Chapter XXX.

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DECEMBER 11-20, 1862.-Expedition from New Berne to Goldsborough, N. C.

SUMMARY OF THE PRINCIPAL EVENTS.

December 11-12, 1862.-Skirmishes on the Kinston Road.

12-15, 1862.-Naval operations on the Neuse River.

13-14, 1862.-Skirmishes at Southwest Creek.

14, 1862.-Engagement at Kinston.

15, 1862.-Affair at White Hall Bridge.

16, 1862.-Engagement at White Hall.

Affairs at Mount Olive Station and Goshen Swamp.

17, 1862.-Raid on Dudley Station.

Engagement at Goldsborough Bridge.

Skirmish at Thompson's Bridge.

REPORTS.*

Numbers 1.-Major General John G. Foster, U. S. Army, commanding the Department of North Carolina.

Numbers 2.-Return of Casualties in the Union forces.

Numbers 3.-Captain David A. Taylor, Third New York Light Artillery, Chief Signal Officer.

Numbers 4.-Colonel James H. Ledlie, Third New Your Light Artillery, Chief of Artillery, commanding Artillery Brigade, of operations December 11-17.

Numbers 5.-Captain Edwin S. Jenney, Battery F, Third New York Light Artillery, of engagements at Kinston and White Hall, December 14 and 16.

Numbers 6.-Major Chas. FitzSimmons, Third New York Cavalry, of operations December 15 and 17.

Numbers 7.-Major Jeptha Garrard, Third New York Cavalry, of operations December 15-17.

Numbers 8.-Captain John F. Moschell, Third New York Cavalry, of operations December 11-16.

Numbers 9.-Captain Newton Hall, Third New York Cavalry, of operations December 12-16.

No. 10.-Captain Ferris Jacobs, jr., Third New York Cavalry, of operations December 13-14.

No. 11.-Captain George W. Cole, Third New York Cavalry, of operations December 12-16.

No. 12.-Colonel Thomas J. C. Amory, Seventeenth Massachusetts Infantry, commanding First Brigade, First Division, of engagements at Kinston, White Hall, and Goldsborough Bridge, December 14, 16, and 17.

No. 13.-Lieutenant Colonel John F. Fellows, Seventeenth Massachusetts Infantry, of engagements at Kinston, White Hall, and Goldsborough Bridge, December 14,16, and 17.

No. 14.-Major John G. Chambers, Twenty-third Massachusetts Infantry, of operations December 11-16.

No. 15.-Colonel Charles L. Holbrook, Forty-third Massachusetts Infantry.

No. 16.-Colonel Charles R. Codman, Forty-fifth Massachusetts Infantry, of engagements at Kinston and White Hall, December 14 and 16.

No. 17.-Colonel Augustus B. R. Sprague, Fifty-first Massachusetts Infantry.

No. 18.-Colonel Thomas G. Stevenson, Twenty-fourth Massachusetts Infantry, commanding Second Brigade, of engagements at Kinston, White Hall, and Goldsborough Bridge, December 14, 16, and 17.

No. 19.-Lieutenant Colonel Robert Leggett, Tenth Connecticut Infantry, of engagement at Kinston, December 14.

No. 20.-Colonel Horace C. Lee, Twenty-seventh Massachusetts Infantry, commanding Third Brigade.

No. 21.-Major Josiah Pickett, Twenty-fifth Massachusetts Infantry.

No. 22.-Lieutenant Colonel William S. Shurtleff, Forty-sixth Massachusetts Infantry.

No. 23.-Colonel Charles A. Heckman, Ninth New Jersey Infantry, First Brigade, Second Division.

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*For report of Commander A. Murray, U. S. Navy, see Annual Report of the Secretary of Navy, December 7, 1863.

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