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at White Hall, eighteen miles from Goldsboro, General Foster found the bridge burned and Gen. B. H. Robertson, of General Evans' command, posted on the opposite bank of the river ready for battle. GGeneral Robertson, having under his command the Eleventh North Carolina, Colonel Leventhorpe; the Thirty-first, Colonel Jordan; 600 dismounted cavalrymen from Ferrebee's and Evans' regiments; and a seion on the river bank. A heavy artillery and infantry fire commenced at 9:30 on the 16th. General Robertson says in his report: Owing to a range of hills on the White Hall side, the enemy had the adrth Carolina, and while known as the First North Carolina had fought the battle at Bethel. General Robertson reported his loss at 10 killed, 42 wounded. The Federal loss was 8 killed and 73 wounded. After this brush with Robertson, Foster moved on toward Goldsboro, his main object being to burn the railroad bridge there. At and near the bridge were stationed General Clingman, with the Eighth
adford's four artillery companies, and Capt. J. B. Starr's light battery at Goldsboro; the Forty-second regiment, Col. George C. Gibbs, and Captain Dabney's heavy battery at Weldon; the Seventeenth regiment, Col. W. F. Martin, at Hamilton; Gen. B. H. Robertson and three regiments of cavalry at Kinston; Thomas' legion in the mountains. The field returns for January show that the forces scattered over the State aggregated 31,442 men. Rebellion Records, XVIII, 865. This large number of soldier: Thirty-second, Colonel Brabble; Forty-third, Colonel Kenan; Forty-fifth, Lieut.-Col. S. H. Boyd; Fifty-third, Colonel Owens, and Second battalion, Lieut.-Col. H. L. Andrews, moved toward New Bern by the lower Trent road; the cavalry under General Robertson was sent by the upper Trent road, and General Pettigrew's brigade, with fifteen guns under Major Haskell, was ordered to approach the city near Barrington's Ferry, to bombard the gunboats and Fort Anderson. General Pettigrew's brigade consi
A. Morgan, of the same regiment, greatly distinguished himself by serving gallantly a piece of artillery commanding a bridge desired by the Federals. The losses in the two regiments were only 9 killed, 28 wounded. The brigades in General Rodes' division were engaged in a successful pursuit of the enemy at Berryville and Martinsburg, but had no serious engagement until they reached Gettysburg. The weeks following Chancellorsville were busy weeks with the cavalry. At Middleburg, General Robertson, commanding the Fourth and Fifth North Carolina cavalry, attacked a brigade of Pleasanton's cavalry, and more than held his own in a plucky fight. In this engagement, Maj. James H. McNeill was wounded. Again near Middleburg, on the 19th of June, a sharp skirmish took place, in which the First, Fourth and Fifth cavalry were participants. At Upperville, on the 21st of June, the two cavalry forces joined in severe saber-to-saber conflicts, and the day was one of repeated and varying
Forty-third, Lieutenant-Colonel Lewis; Fifty-fourth, Colonel Murchison; Fifty-seventh, Colonel Godwin, and Twenty-first Georgia. In addition, he had four unbrigaded regiments, including the Sixty-seventh North Carolina, Colonel Whitford, and five regiments of cavalry, including the Third North Carolina, Colonel Baker, and the Sixth, Colonel Folk. The artillery under Pickett's orders consisted of the Tenth North Carolina regiment, Colonel Pool's command, Starr's light artillery battalion, Robertson's heavy battery, all of North Carolina, and several batteries from other States. The field returns for February give his total effective strength as 13,308. Rebellion Records, XXXIII, p. 1201. In addition, General Whiting at Wilmington had 6,690 men. Whiting's infantry was largely made up of General Martin's brigade—the Seventeenth North Carolina, Colonel Martin; Forty-second North Carolina, Colonel Brown; Fiftieth North Carolina, Colonel Wortham; Sixty-sixth, Colonel Moore. He ha