Links to Further Info on the Battle of Plymouth

April 17 - 20, 1864


Union Accounts

Official Records of the War of the Rebellion

The War In North Carolina - The Union Disaster at Plymouth Confirmed, New York Times, April 24, 1864

Attack on Plymouth, N.C., New York Times, April 25, 1864

The Capture of Plymouth, New York Times, April 26, 1864

The Rebel Ram at Plymouth, New York Times, May 1, 1864

Battle of Plymouth account by Sgt. Warren Lee Goss, Co. H, 2nd MA Heavy Artillery

Battle of Plymouth account by Abner Flint, Co. K, 85th NY

Battle of Plymouth account by Hospital Steward George H. Slaybaugh, 101st PA Infantry

Battle of Plymouth account by Corporal Jacob D. Brown, Co. D, 101st PA Infantry

Fall of Plymouth by Nathan Lamphere, 85th NY

Civil War Diary of Charles Lepley, Co. E, 103rd PA

Fate of the 16th CT & 101st PA Colors

New! Union Dead at the Battle of Plymouth & "Plymouth Cemetery"

Civil War Map of Plymouth, NC drawn June 18, 1863 by George D. Rogers, Co. F Musician, 85th NY, with accompaning letter explaining the drawing.



Confederate Accounts

The Capture of Plymouth (starting page 174) by Major John W. Graham.

Newspaper Accounts from the Charleston Mercury, Charleston, SC

Capture of Plymouth, N.C. - Confederate Veteran Magazine, 1916 Dead Link

After the Battle of Plymouth, N.C. - Confederate Veteran Magazine, 1917 Dead Link

On Scout Duty in North Carolina - Confederate Veteran Magazine, 1918 Dead Link

A Few Incidents Occurring During the Civil War - Sgt. John H. C. Birch, Co. H, 24th NC Dead Link

Matt W. Ransom, Confederate General from North Carolina 1996 by Clayton Charles Marlow.

General Robert F. Hoke: Lee's Modest Warrier (starting page 123) 1996 by Daniel W. Barefoot.


Suggested Plymouth Pilgrim Reading

The Plymouth Pilgrims - A History of the Eighty-Fifth New York Infantry in the Civil War. Longstreet House, 1989 by Wayne Mahood.

Charlie Mosher's Civil War Diary: From Fair Oaks to Andersonville with the Plymouth Pilgrims (85th N.Y. Infantry), Longstreet House, 1994 by Wayne Mahood.

In and Out of Rebel Prisons 1888, by Lieut. Alonzo Cooper, 12th NY Cavalry

Life and Death in Rebel Prisons 1865, by Sergeant Major Robert H. Kellogg, 16th CT Infantry

From the Flag to the Cross 1872, by Rev. Amos Billingsley, 101st PA Infantry

Battle of Plymouth, North Carolina (April 17-20, 1864): The Last Confederate Victory 2003, by Juanita Patience Moss