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Collection Number: 01993-z

Collection Title: New Bern Occupation Papers, 1862-1864

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This collection was processed with support from the Randleigh Foundation Trust.

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Size 15 items
Abstract The collection contains miscellaneous papers related to the Union occupation of New Bern, N.C., during the Civil War, including the muster roll of Co. B, 1st North Carolina Infantry (Colored), U.S.A.; scattered letters from Union soldiers at Camp Stevenson describing in detail camp life and accommodations; and a plan of the town of New Bern showing the location of Burnside's headquarters.
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research.
Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the New Bern Occupation Papers #1993-z, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Transferred from the North Carolina Collection in April 1952; received from Winston Broadfoot of Wilmington, N.C., in May and August 1957, and Michael Musick of Washington, D.C., in 1974; and purchased from American Library Service of New York, N.Y., in October 1962, and Cohasco, Inc., of New York, N.Y., in February 1971 and July 1974.
Sensitive Materials Statement
Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill assumes no responsibility.
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The collection contains miscellaneous papers related to the Union occupation of New Bern, N.C., during the Civil War, including the muster roll of Co. B, 1st North Carolina Infantry (Colored), U.S.A.; scattered letters from Union soldiers at Camp Stevenson describing in detail camp life and accommodations; and a plan of the town of New Bern showing the location of Burnside's headquarters.

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Processing Information

Processed by: Suzanne Ruffing, August 1996

Encoded by: ByteManagers Inc., 2008

Updated by: Kathryn Michaelis, April 2011

This collection was processed with support from the Randleigh Foundation Trust.

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