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By Ambrose E. Burnside, Late Major-General, United States Army. Personal Narratives of Events of the War of the Rebellion being papers read before the Rhode Island Soldiers and Sailors Historical Society. No.6 – Second Series. 1882.
Written by Ambrose Burnside and read before the Rhode Island Soldiers and Sailors Historical Society on July 7, 1880, the author discusses his military expedition along the North Carolina Coast between February and June of 1862. The expedition was part of General Winfield Scott’s overall Anaconda Plan, which was aimed at closing the blockade-running ports inside the Outer Banks.
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Burnside, Ambrose E., "The Burnside Expedition" (1882). Rhode Island History. 10.