||Whitehall, White Hall Ferry
||Goldsborough Expedition (December 1862)
||December 16, 1862
||Brig. Gen. John G. Foster [US]; Brig. Gen. Beverly Robertson [CS]
||Amory’s and Stevenson’s Brigades [US]; Robertson’s Brigade [CS]
||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.