A formal surrender ceremony takes place after the Confederates give up a formidable stronghold on the North Carolina coast.
Category: North Carolina
The Fall of New Bern
Federals occupying points on the North Carolina coast advance to the mainland in hopes of capturing one of the state’s largest cities.
The Battle of Elizabeth City
Federals confront the Confederate “mosquito” fleet north of Albemarle Sound on the North Carolina coast, threatening nearby Elizabeth City in the process.
The Fall of Roanoke Island
The Federal army-navy effort to seize North Carolina’s Outer Banks continues, with the potential reward being a strengthening of the naval blockade and the opening of an invasion route into southern Virginia.
The Chicamacomico Races
Confederates scramble to defend the North Carolina coast, including efforts to take back Forts Clark and Hatteras at Hatteras Inlet.
The Fall of Hatteras Inlet
The first Federal joint army-navy expedition of the war sets out to close one of North Carolina’s busiest ports.