Both of these men had mothers who applied for their pensions. William Scott was born free in Pennsylvania. He was drafted and fought at the Battle of Olustee where he was wounded and taken prisoner. He would die at Andersonville on July 4, 1864. 1860 Census Peleg Francis was born in Hyde County, North Carolina. […]
1048 BUTLER’S BOOK Headquarters 18th Army Corps, Department of Virginia and North Carolina, Fortress Monroe, April 14, 1864. Lieut.-Gen. U. S. Grant, Commanding U. S. Armies: General: — I have the honor to enclose official copies of the correspondence between General Pickett, commanding Confederate forces, District of North Carolina, and General Peck, commanding United States […]
The Civil War: A General’s Fatal Anger | Our State Magazine.
In February 1864, 22 white soldiers from the Kinston area were hanged in three groups by Confederate authorities. The executed men had been captured while serving in the Union Army by troops under the command of Maj. General George E. Pickett during operations around New Bern, N.C.
General order, no. 6. Camp on Dover Road, Feb’y 3rd, 1864. Before a general court martial convened at or near the Headquarters of Major-General Pickett (1864)
General order, no. 6. Camp on Dover Road, Feb’y 3rd, 1864. Before a general court martial convened at or near the Headquarters of Major-General Pickett .. (1864) Author: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. of North Carolina Subject: Military offenses; Courts-martial and courts of inquiry Publisher: [Petersburg] Language: English Call number: Conf Pam 12mo #743 […]
http://www.fold3.com/page/286362389_joseph_haskett/ SOLDIER’S NAME Haskett, Joseph L. LAST RANK Private DATE ENLISTED Dec 2, 1863 WHERE ENLISTED New Bern, NC AGE AT ENLISTMENT 26 COUNTY BORN Craven Co., NC REMARKS Captured at Beech Grove, NC on Feb 1, 1864 and hung at Kinston Cedar Grove Cemetery, New Bern, North Carolina