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White Hall

Battle Name: White Hall
Other Names: Whitehall, White Hall Ferry
State: North Carolina
Location: Wayne County
Campaign: Goldsborough Expedition (December 1862)
Dates: December 16, 1862
Principal Commanders: Brig. Gen. John G. Foster [US]; Brig. Gen. Beverly Robertson [CS]
Forces Engaged: Amory’s and Stevenson’s Brigades [US]; Robertson’s Brigade [CS]
Estimated Casualties: 150 total
Description: On December 16, Foster’s Union troops reached White Hall where Beverly Robertson’s brigade was holding the north bank of the Neuse River. The Federals demonstrated against the Confederates for much of the day, attempting to fix them in position, while the main Union column continued toward the railroad.
Results: Inconclusive

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