CAMPAIGN: Goldsboro Expedition
DATE(S): December 1862
PRINCIPAL COMMANDERS: Brigadier General John Foster [US] Brigadier General Thomas Clingman [CS]
FORCES ENGAGED: 0 total (US 0; CS 0;)
ESTIMATED CASUALTIES: 0 total (US 0; CS 0;)
On December 17, Foster's expedition reached the railroad near Everettsville and began destroying the tracks north toward the Goldsborough Bridge. Clingman's Confederate brigade delayed the advance but was unable to prevent the destruction of the bridge. His mission accomplished, Foster returned to New Berne where he arrived on the 20th.
RESULTS: Union Victory