Civil War Battle

The Civil War Battle of New Bern began when the city’s major port and trading center was captured and occupied by a large Union Army after a fierce battle on March 14, 1862. This campaign, led by General Ambrose Burnside, made New Bern one of the first cities in the South to fall to the Union.

New Bern Battlefield Park

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New Bern National Cemetery

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Attmore-Oliver House

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Cedar Grove Cemetery

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Greenwood Cemetery


John Wright Stanly House

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New Bern Academy Museum

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