150 Years Ago: Goldsborough Bridge

On the morning of this day in 1862 (December 17), a force under Major General John G. Foster reached the Wilmington & Weldon Railroad Bridge just south of Goldsborough, North Carolina. Foster’s goal was to destroy the bridge and thus break an important link in the Confederacy’s logistic system. For this task, Foster had 10,000Continue reading “150 Years Ago: Goldsborough Bridge”