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This is a sketch of a cannon stationed on a battlefield.

New Bern Battlefield

The New Bern Battlefield Park includes over 30 acres of the original 1862 battlefield. Around the Visitors Center and along the walking trails are 36 interpretive panels that recount the battle, and several fighting positions are still visible. Guided tours of the battlefield are given by a trained guide and can be arranged in advance with the New Bern Historical Society.

New Bern Battlefield: What's Nearby

New Bern, NC
Civil War  |  Fort
Fort Macon State Park
Atlantic Beach, NC

Preservation

The American Battlefield Trust and our members have saved more than 25 acres at New Bern Battlefield.

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Related Battles

New Bern, NC | March 14, 1862
Result: Union Victory
Estimated Casualties
1,049
Union
471
Confed.
578