White Hall

Other Names: Whitehall, White Hall Ferry

Location: Wayne County

Campaign: Goldsborough Expedition (December 1862)

Date(s): 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.

Result(s): Inconclusive

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