NC#4 CSS Neuse

March 11, 1865: the ironclad CSS Neuse was scuttled.

100 North Queen St.
Kinston, NC



Coaster Card Answers

Question 1

C.S.N. = Confederate States Navy & C.S.S. = Confederate States Ship

Question 2

The CSS Neuse was expected to help expel Union forces from New Bern. It ran aground on a sandbar and could not be moved until heavy rain raised the river water level.

Question 3

Scuttling means sinking a ship on purpose. The Neuse was scuttled so that Union forces could not capture a usable war ship.


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