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New York 12th Cavalry (Union)


Organized - New York 12th Cavalry - New York


Battle - Washington, NC - Beaufort County, North Carolina


Battle - Washington, North Carolina


Battle - New Berne, North Carolina


Battle - Plymouth - Washington, North Carolina


Battle - Wyse Fork - Kinston, North Carolina

Wyse Fork
Wyse Fork

By the end of February 1865, the North Carolina port city of Wilmington, defended by Confederate Gen. Braxton Bragg, had fallen to the army of Union Maj. Gen. John Schofield. The port city became a supply base for Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman's army in North Carolina, then beginning to close in on Gen. Joseph E. Johnston's army. To consolidate forces against Johnston, Sherman ordered Schofield's Army of the Ohio to advance inland from Wilmington, at the same time assigning Maj. Gen. Jacob Cox to move the U…READ MORE


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