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Battle of Tranter's Creek
Part of the American Civil War
Date June 5, 1862
Location Pitt County, North Carolina
Result Union victory
Belligerents
22x20px United States (Union) 22x20px CSA (Confederacy)
Commanders
Francis A. Osborne George B. Singletary
Casualties and losses
40 total (US and CS) 40 total (US and CS)

The Battle of Tranter's Creek was fought on June 5, 1862, in Pitt County, North Carolina, as part of Union Maj. Gen. Ambrose E. Burnside's North Carolina expedition during the American Civil War.

On June 5, Col. Robert Potter, garrison commander at Washington, North Carolina, ordered a reconnaissance in the direction of Pactolus. The 24th Massachusetts, under Lt. Col. F.A. Osborne, advanced to the bridge over Tranter's Creek, where it encountered the 44th North Carolina, under Col. George Singletary. Unable to force a crossing, Osborne brought his artillery (Co's A-G. 1t New York Marine Artillery) to bear on the mill buildings in which the Confederates were barricaded. Singletary was killed in the bombardment, and his troops retreated. The Federals did not pursue and returned to their fortifications at Washington.

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