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THE NORTH CAROLINA STANDARD : WEDNESDAY, JAN. 6, ; rjSyL J
RFPORT OF T1i3 COMPTROLLER OF PUBLIC AC
CO tXTS. FUR THE FISCAL YEAR ESDISO 8EP
' TKAIBKR SO, IMS
Shutting Ms Mttnil o.inli fur which tht Ditbu
ine l vuttc rsAtt nare wen bw
T. C. Humphries, Sheriff of Currituck
county, fur making return of (Joy-
crnnr's election in August
Snndrr persons, interest on Bonds of
Fayettevilleand Western Plankroad
.Sundry li inks, iutt-rcst on State loans,
bs follows: , ,
Brnk of North-Carolina,
Bunk of Clarendon,
Branch Bank of Cape Fear, 8alisbiry,
Catharine Kendall', interest on State
Sundry pei-wins, interest on 1 per cent
Stale Coupon B inds of S. C,
Sundry persons, interest on 8 per cent
Stale C'onpon Bonds of N. C,
Sundry persons, interest on Coupon
Bonds of Cape Fear and Peep River
Sundiy persons, interest on Stale Trea
Capt. W. B. Oulick, Paymaster, for the
use of that Department,
T. D. Hog?, Capt. Ordnance, forthense
of that Department,
Ashe county, per J. M. Gen try, trans
portation furnished for troops from
Jefferson to Johnson's Depot, Tenu ,
Jan. Wilson, for military stores, furn
ished K. Bunn, Military Store keeper
at Wilmington, N O,
Jno. Flanigan, iron furnished for bat
tery at Uamillon, N. 0.,
A. E. Buird, for reut and damage of his
premises at Afheville, N. C, by Col.
U. Coleman's Regiment,
Capt. P. A. Wilson, A. Q M., for the
ufc of the Quartermaster's Depart
ment, Thns. GiKidlake, for services of wagon
in hauling lur 25th Regiment N. 0.
. Sluder, for services of wagon sod
horses in hauling Ibr25ih Reg't. S.
W W. Smith, straw furnished iMh
Regiment N. C. Troops, and board of
portion of said Reg't iu April, 1862,
W. R. Haird, tor wood furnished Camp
Patton, near Asheville, N.C.,
H. F. Wosienholmes, board expenses at
Camp Patton, N. 0 ,
Capt. P. A. Wilson. A. Q M., for the
use of the Quartern istcr's Depart
ment, T. D. Hogg. Capt. Ordnance, for the us
of (h it Department,
Capt. vV. B. Gulick, Paymaster, for the
use of that Department,
Alex, Henry, tor Henderson county,
amount due said connty as per state
ment of Auditor of Public Accounts.
Capt. Jus Sloan, A. Q. W , for the useof
the Quartermaster's Department,
Capt. Jan. Sloan, A. Q. M., tor the useof
the Quartermaster's Department,
Capt. W U. Gulick, Paymaster, for the
useof that Department,
Capt. P. A. Wilson, A. Q M., for the use
of the Quartermaster's Department,
Cupt. W. B. Gulick, Paymaster, for tbe
use of that Department,
Hnj John Deverenx, A. Q. M., for the
use of the Qtrlermaster's Department,
Capt T. D. Hogg, C. S., for the use of
the Subsistence Department,
T. D. Hogg, Capt. Ordnance, for the use
of that Department,
Sundry persons, under resolutions of
General Assembly, 1862-KS, in favor
of clmins allowed by Board of Claims,
Yadkin county, per Isaac Jarrat t,
Suramey, Spears A Co ,
Gaines, Deason A Co.,
V. W. McDowell,
J. W. Harding,
R W. Tavlor, Adni'r.,
J. W. Coker,
L. T. Parsons,
W. D. Coker,
R. W. Taylor, Adm'r.
Daniel A Ferguson,
W. H. Garris,
Thos. H. Long,
8. J. Neal.
8. d Barrineton,
ttiaaer si .uw. - -
Jua. W f'reeaian, fir services rendered
in Fair Grounds Hospital, under res
olution of General Assembly,
P. K. Dickinson, Ag't for Wilmington
and Weldon Railroad Company, for
transportation of troops, stores, Ac,
over said raad,
i. B. Gordon, on account of claim al
lowed by Board of Claims,
11. L. Hrittain, under resolution of Gen
eral Assembly, tor clothing furnished
Mth Reg't. N. C. Troops,
Mi.j. Ja. i'.. Jones, for drilling officers
of 4oth und46tb Regiments X 0. Mi
litia in pursuance ot Sec. 2ii of Militia
Law of N. 0.,
P. U. Winston, Jr., balance due him on
account of salary as a member of the
T. O. Humphries, Sheriff of Currituck
county; for making returns, Congrea
s'.onul. Presidential and Senatorial
elections in 18S1-V2,
Taken np during this month from sun
dry persons, mutilated State Treasury
Gto. T. Cooke, Postmaster, Raleigh,
postage accounts of the several De
jmrtmeuts in Capitol, as follows :
Sundry persons, pnblic tax refnnded un
der resolution ot General Assembly,
E M. Wellborn,
B. J. Dnnlap,
A. A. Wiseman,
A. B. Downs,
M C. Gmlry,
Sundry persons, nnder resolutions of
General Assembly, as follows:
K. V. Blackstock,
W. L. Shannon,
Bank of North-Carolina, in full of note
fur loan to the State,
Branch Bank of Cape Fear, Haltsbuty,
in full of note for km to the State,
Catharine Kendall, principal of 1 State
- Registered Bond,
8undry persons, f services: in Treas
ury department, as follows I '
L. 8. Perry,
'a H. Young.
Jos. B. Hinton,
R. M Jones,
Southern Express Company, freight ail
Dr"ry King, for preparing Legislative
Halls in Capitol for re eption of the
80 17 60
ueumi Assemwy 01 I860-12,
a. iram, lor soutnern Telegraph
GofllDflnr. Ktfridrv riianntirtn
"'- B. H, Battle, lr:. Private Secretary, for
sealing i.V State Bonds,
,K 8 Hicks, under resolution of Gener
al Assembly, for articles furnished
- Sundry penmjia.fnr'pnblishing proola-
,mUons of tbe Governor, as follows :
J. L. Penmngion, Daily Prtarett,
V'-rtyme, Raleigh fifer)
- ' I; J!lun.er' Salisbury H aic.map,
T. 8 W Mott, Church IntMiomtHr,
, L. V. Blnm. People's Prut, .
C. N. B. Kvans. Milton OAranielo,
Hsllyburton A Williams, lU-anUin
Wm. Dedmsn, Henderson Ttmtt,
K. H. Battle, Jr, Att'y for S. C. Pre.
Thomas Roffin, expenses to and from
Richmond, Vs., on business for the
A. G. Vowles, expenses to and from
Richmond, Va., on bnsiBees for the
. II B Oollon, for stamping, As.. 108,400
Stale Treasnry nutes,
Henry Fendi, for candles furnished the
Taken np from sundry persons during
lb s menta, State Treasury notes,
bearing interest at (I per cent, per
annniu, and pavable at- the public
Treasury on or before the 1st day of
, January, issued by authority of
an ordinance of the Convention of S.
L,, passed and ratified tbe 1st day of
beceuiber, 18l,said notes being fun-
olein six per cent State Coupon
Kotes of (he denomination of $100,
" - " " SCI
fTO RK CONTiKUCD.)
For tbe Standard-
" Salut popuh tuprema at lex." .
Ldmbkbtox, Robeson Co , Dec 84, 186SV
W. W. Holdbit, Esq Dear Sir: In. such perilous
times as we live in, it is refreshing to know that -tttkrs is
mt IahkI dim triHn mid nna nress in the State not
!' afraid to stand np in vindication of the eiri! liberties of
tne people at all risks ana cazaras. 1 wnie yu bii.
time not to obtain newspaper notoriety, or to obtrude my
self unnecessarily upon tbe attention of the nublic, but
rather to furnish you with a plain statement of facts con
nected with a gross outrage which was committed on the
Imws and Constitution ot the Stale of North-Carolina, on
ray person, by my illegal arrest and removal from m7,i
tamiiv ami-Home Dyoraer 01 uencrai niini. w""""""
ing the 'listrict of Cape Fear, on Wednesday tbe ltith
instant, at daybreak.
On the 8d day of September last, I was fully enrolled as
a conscript, and given in charge with other conscripts to
Col. JJorris.cv, commanding Sith regtmeut N. 0 uilit'a,
to remain Wiih him nntil luriber orders. Believing from
the peculiar nature of the facts in my case, that the enroll
ment was arbitrary and contrary to the prescriptions of
both the military and civil laws of the Confederacy, I ap
pealed to headquarters at Richmond, setting fonh the
facts at length, and complaining of the conduct of the en
rolling officer as partial aud illegal. After Availing for a
period of more than two mouths for a reply from the War
Department, and receiving none, I petitioned for a writ of
hibrai corpus which was granted by J ndge Osborne, and
the hearing of the case appointed to take place before Judge
Battle m Chambers at Litiapel Hill, on tbe 27th ull. On
my way to the above place, and while sitting in tbe cars
at Wilmington on Wednesday tbe 25th ultimo, Capt Buie,
by orders from GSh. Whiting, proposed to arrest me on
tue charge or tseason to the Confederate States. The gen
tleman who had charge of me immediately produced his
authority for bringing me before Judge Battle, upon which
Capt. Buie on his owu responsibility, (though he was the
next day placed under arrest and charges preferred against
him therefor.) declined to enforce the orders of tbe Gen
eral in the face of what he considered, as a North-Carolinian,
the laws of his Slate.
I immediately on my return from Chapel Hill, sent the
accompanying Teller to Gen Whiting, in which I respect
fully requested an early investigation of the charges al
leged against me, at the same time tendering bini the sar-n-nder
of my person at Wilmington, at any time be might
choose to order. This letter was written on the 2d inst.,
aad was received by Gen. Whiting the same evening by
train. When several davs had elapsed without any word
from tbe General, I concluded, very naturally, that tbe
order for my arrest belonged to a certain class of such
things, in which that ollicer indulges sometimes wheu
unduly excited, and that with cooler moments of reflection,
he had dismissed tbe whole matter from his mind I was
therefore not a little surprised on the morning of the ltith
inst., to find a Lieutenant loudly aud rudely knocking at
my front door, demanding iidnutt&nce 111 me utune ot uen
VV hitine. while alt around my residuuce he had bis armed
sentinels posted in old. r to cut off my retreat Of course
I submit ed at once, and requested leave for time to pre-
pare to accompauy him, bat was informed that I had to
depart at once, to go with the train which was to leave in
a few minutes fur Wilmington.
1 leave you and your readers to imagine the conslerna
tion and terror produced by this raid uf armed men upou a
citizen's dwelling, when the inmates were reposing in peace
ful slumbers, aud unconscious of having commit led anj
it.i. Aillinn fnP lliA uTjimiit iif tllilitui V tOlY0 TlliHUIIll
if you cm the state of mind of a dclicale lady and a num
erof young children thus roiiied from tbe slumbers of j
the night by armed rullians, who refused to assign ant ;
reason for the forcible seizure of tbe bu.sb.iiid und fa'h .
except the Uttret dt cachet of General Whiting, to vvli.u.
foaneen days previous, from certain family considerations :
and to avoid this very excitement, thut husband and latbet
offered to surrender his person at any time or place h- .
might please to order.
Two soldiers with loaded guns and bayonets fixed nc- '
companicd me to Wilmington where I was detained fot ;
three days at my own cost, and finally discharged withoir -even
the formality of a triul. I will not dwell npon tin !
nncourleous violence of language aud gesture which Mr
Whiting exhibited at my iuicrvicw with him, as all.thes.
have been more than compensated for by the gentlemanly
orbauity of Col. Cunningham, the Commandant of ihe Posi,
who treated tLC with every kindness uud tespect which s
man could expect from a high-toned Southern gentleman
Expensive, troublesome and annoying as this arrest ha '
been to me, in my present pecuuiury circumstances, an!
mortifying as it is in every aspect to my family and frieud
I do not complain of it so much as I do of treatment pre- ..
ceding it, and of which this arrest is but tbe natural Be-
You snd the public generally are acquainted with the !
nature of certain reports which were bruited abroad tbrougl. !
the press of this State and f Virginia, touching my con
duct on the field of battle below N'e-vbem in Ihe Spring ol
1KR2. Now as it is not my inteutiou to reflect in the least ;
degree upon the merits or demerits of a single individual !
living or dead who participated in that engagement, I bopr
I shall be permitted, as succinctly as possible, to show tha:
the conduct ol General Whiting, illrg.il and tuaunicul aa '
it may set-m, is only the resua of example, if not of pre-
cept, furnished him by Mr. Davis aud his Cabinet at Rich- ',
After the battle cf Newborn, when smarting nnder the i
reports which weie circulated against tne, aud to place
myself right with my fuliuw-citizens of North-Carolina, '
whose good opinion I was anxious to secure, and whose
cenfnre 1 deprecated more th.in all else in the world, i re
spectfully requested the Brigadiei General commanding to
grant mea Court of Inquiry, to hear a::d determine wh :t my
conduct was on the battle-field. I wh liie-ii.t'Iic to ma i.
the words: I asked for a court to iuvir int'i tnv eoiirfnr
on tbe tjattI-bUtnd' no wh-. ";' '
nmmmri T, UTIQ J t)r a; COIIUIHM OH T.lf
field decided " that Col Sinclair lo.-a bis prnwr j. sitiu
during the engagement, waioftri i i a-d th--)u-jwui, anu
remained there until the right wing ol his regiment wbich
was sepcralcd from the left by a section of artillery and an
independent company, gave way that be went towards a
portion of the retreating men, and ordcied them back to
their entrenchments, and then took his original p:isilion .
that he afttneurds received the (rder to retreat, and gact .
the older to hit regiment " Ac, Ac Public rumors at thut
time had charged me with cowardice, and with cat ry ing
my regiment out of the field without orders, snd conse
quently with being tbe author of all the disasters of thai
unfortunate day. But the testimony before tbo Court bad
shown differently, and one would snppose that having sat
isfied themselves that my conduct was irreproachable even
by the testimony of my bitter enemies, the matter would
bare been dismissed and any further investigation dis
pensed with iu my case. But sucb a couise did not com
port with the determination of the government. I wou'.d
be understood as indicating the agents of the government",
w hose acts have been aud are now sustained by the gov
rrnment. (Wherever in this e'omiunuicution Mr. Davis
government or administration is mentioned, 1 ue gov- .
eminent and administration as synonymous terms.) Not
only was my conduct on the field inquired into, but every
step of the retreat from Newbern to Kinston was minutely
explored, and witnesses from every directiou sworn to
show where, under the new and trying circumstances in
which I found myself placed, any error was committed by ,
me; and these errors were blazoned forth to the world iii I
the papers of this State and Virginia. To this conduct, !
however, I did not atiaUi much importance then, nor do L '
now, as I am not ambitious of military rennwo. I saw the :
Intention was at the time to kill me off as a military -man
; but if they killed tbe Colonel I wished the
preacher to be allowed to live; If I could not lead
broken, raw, and undisciplined and dispirited troops
iu a disasterous retreat, according to the rules ap
proved of at West Point, it was a matte of un nu
trient to me, or to my family, us I had only engaged in
military life as I would in the discharge of my other tem
porary duty, where I recognized the finger of od's Prov
idence poiuling out to me the way. Rut it is of infinite
importance to me and to tbe Church ot Christ, whether I
i onght to be engaged in leading sinners to the Cross, ae
I cording to the command which I have received from tbe
Mastkb to preach His Gospel to every creature My con
"science poiuts out this duty to me. The word of Guil
points it out. The judicatories of my church insist npon
it, and viewing it in a worldly and pecuuiury point of
, view, the necessities of a large and helpless family nrgenl-
; It call upon me to discharge the functions of mv office.
- But how can I, as a man snd a minister of the Gospel, do
: this when I am charged by tbe government of Mr. Davis
with ottering an unblushing positive falsehood f
I hare begged and prayed Mr. Davis and his Cabinet to
! condescend to review the evidence in my case, where
; the above infamous charge is fastened on my character,
; without a single extenuating tact to mark its cooneetioo
with tbe circumstances of the case, as testified' M'under
oath by tbe late Col. C. C. Lee, 87th N. C. T. Reiving
! npon the justice, probity and piety of Mr. Davis, and no
little noon prior services rendered to tbe cause of tbe
South, I thought I could appeal to him -with confidence
for redress, especially as I did not seek justification of any
n.'ilitary error which I might have committed, bnt rather
the vindication of my moral character, wbicb was assailed
by the finding of tbe sourt of inquiry. I was but an obscure
PresbyV'rian elergymau.and did notexpect, as in the case of
a well kno.wn ecc esiastie of the Presidents own communion,
a public exi.re8'on Executive confidence in my military
prowsss throS,rn the Press of to country. I would have
bssn contented Wh an official removal from tbe verdict ot
the court jof inqox'J a oneusive clauses wbicn were
not sustained by tba evidence, or with tbe publication of
the i.-!ttimou.v in the- ,case. Wlla the finding of tbe court
official')-, and I think, nce we n"ve no such institution in
the South, cs a State cbn that I had right to expect
some such trestmeot, all iS. "Rs considered
Yonr reader may 0 b a are "' tne mJurv wnicB th
conduct of the .Presideu.t, in regard to this matter, has in
flirted on mv family, niT to P"k myself Without
claiming anv undue nre-em."1"" vJr the church of which
I am minister, over sister ctNrehe3 m" b permitted
to remark that if there is one inSi e demands in her
miniwry, next to personal piety, eoltivatcd intellect,
it is that they maintain before the wor'd be character ol
.inn i.-iiuuiu i ou mr
war, and forget also what was dne to mysel. ftntle
nrnn as to intrude into her pulpits with the fo 8tw.
falsehood restiog on my garments, the people c ""nposug
the membership ot ;hatchurch would not sit in tlR HfPew
to hear aie preach. Say, such is tbe a ice sense of i. onor
the clerical 'eori dus curat" of mr miniatarial hiwtl. 'fen
,hi Presbytery and Synod, thai if tbe people, in the exerc;.,e,
of that charily which ' believethal! thing Tind bopethal.'
"""sa, BBDnia luwraic ran in ine.rjaimiSMi LiMennran.ihv
(tbe ministers) weald at ouce demand of mo a vindication
of my character before the v would consent to associate with
me on the terms offqaalify and fi eternal confidenoe' which
distinguish tbe inte2Vr8e of Presbyterian ministers with
each other, as well as the genius and constitution of their
church, wbich reeognto neither superior nor inferior in
their ranks. I have ell a'l blong, therefore, that I was
obligated by the moat !presjt.'ig aud solemn considerations
to secure the removal of thin s'iirma from mr character.
before f would again engage t xfively in the duties of my
profession. Bnt meanwbjfv at, 1 furaiiy was made to suffer,
oavara. "tang neur n. tans renroclu"
forget what is due tu ihe church of m,' mvr, a church
whose honor is dearer to me than life, aou at whae 'tars
1 have ministered nntil eiliwri umt tn tt 17 Part in this
for I am a poor man, and bare no way of providing my
daily bread but by the discbarge of my professional duties.
The emoluments which I received as Colonel of my regi
ment was eat off by its unconstitutional re-organization,
which I refused to recognise at the time on the ground of
its illeealitv in AoriL 1862. and my resources for the sup
port of my family were taken away "when my moral char
aeter was destroyed. Finding myself in this condition, I
rwueHM9u s copy ih meeviucuuBiuriuiujcuuiwpuwiiui.ivu,
but was refused on one pretense or another until too lata
to be of any service in counteracting the injurious influ
ence of the verdict of the court. I hombly petitioned the
President for redress, but not being a bishop in an Enisco-
rtl sense, my petition was treated with a dignified silence,
asked for a court martial, and that was also refused. As
a final resort, I petitioned Congress for a re-hearing of tbe
case, but that honorable body " could not legislate on a
matter which -was already judicially decided by a military
tribunal," and so all my reward for what I nod done in
behalf of the cause, was to bear with ine forever the
stigma of disgrace and infamy without any hope of relief
Had the government, however, stopped here and ceased
its persecution, intolerable and bard to bear as it was, I
would have contented myselt wnn a passive enuurance un- ,
til the retnrn of peace to our distracted land, when I in- i
te nded to avail myself of my Constitutional l ights for re- ;
dress. But no sooner did the authorities ascei tain that I
was not in the discharge of my ministerial functions, than ,
they took for granted that the courts of my church had :
dealt with me in regard to the very crime which they bad
so unjustly fastened npon me, and had reduced me on that ,
account to the condition of a layman, than this paternal !
government of ours ordered me to be euro ed as a con-
script, on the ground that I was "a silenced, ttuptndttl or
deiUMt'J clergyman" This charge wuich I rebutted by an
olCclal certificate from the stated clerk of the Piesbytery .
of Fayetwville, is now on file in the office of Col. Mallett,
at Raleigh But genius is ever persevering, and our po- '
litical authorities are no exception to tbe rule. Determin
ed to degrade me at all hazards, during my absence from
homo in attendance upon Presbyterial business on the 8d
of September last, the government bad ex parte testimony .
taken nnder oath, to show that for the period of more than i
a year past, I had no charge of a church,-and thecoose- :
quence was, that I was immediately enrolled as a conscript, !
a furlough of thirty days given me, and the Colonel of Militia '
for mv district, ordered k hold me in custody, ready to be
sent to tbe camp of instruction when so ordered. 1 imme- :
diutely appealed from this dusision to headquarters at '
Richmond, and determined to test whether the eurollint. '
oflicer received bia inspiration from -the ftwmtaia hoAd. 1
' based my appeal, 1st, upon the partiality of the officer in
the discharge of his duty. 2d, upon his personal dislike
to myself. 3d, upon the fact -that 1 bad a right to be ex
empted on the ground that I was pastor of a church when .
I entered the service, and only lost that position by my
patriotism, which ought not now to be nsea against nie for
the purpose of reducing me to ranks ; that according to
the principles of equity government was bound to recog-
' , ,-: (h, Ervin. m the nractice of the trovem-
j ment j reitttion to phvsicians of five years standing, sim
larj gituated with myself. September passed awuy, Oo-
; 8ts0 gn(j a p,,rtjon 0f Norember, without hearing
from Richmond, and concluding that I was to be treated-
j bvour rulers in this instance in the same way I was in the
! ntr 0f the court of inquiry, and perceiving that the en-
j rolling ollicer had never been interfered with, though I
j llad 0Diigated myself to prove all the charges which I pre-
! rerrrA ..irninst him. 1 took immediate steps to leave a
! . 71 i .1 UUKJi U.. k.l...j
country wberejustice, though blinded, had no balances to
weigh matters impartially. Being a Scoichman by birth
an American by adoption, and a North-Carolinian by
choice, and realizing tbe bitter truth that I Was treated us
an alien, notwrthsiandiiig my naturalization, my attach
ment to the South and its institutions, manifested by me
on her battlefields in her defence, I thought the bet way
was to leave; until Mr. Davis, by Constitutional limitation,
shonld cease to sway her destinies. Finding, however, at
this crisis, that I legally owed military service to my
adopted country, and having no faith in the justice of the
administration, 1 sued out a writ of haheat eorpvs, on the
ground that having never resigned my office of Colonel,
having u!o refused to be a caudidate for re-election to the
office kt the organization of the regiment, and having never
been discharged according to the eleventh article of war,
but simp y "honorably reiieced from duty in tht st bri
jade, arm; of Pamlico," I was still in service in the ca
pacity of Colonel, awaiting either a discharge or an order
for active service in the capacity of a Colonel, and in no
I was on my way to Chnpel Hill to be tried on this issue
when the' attempt was made to arrest me by order of Geu.
Whiting. At tbe same time I received an exemption from
the Buieiux.of Conscription at Richmond, in reply to my
appeal from the decision of the enrolling officer, and have
bad my exemption papers made out accordingly. But to
continue the system ot persecution and to leave me no rest
or peace until! should be compelled to leave the country,
this last and crowning act is committed. A minister ot
the gospel, and one who had served as a Colcuel iu the
Confederate service, is rudely torn from bis bed and from
the bos-mi of his already sullering family, amid, the bayo
nets of soldiers, and ignomimouHiy hurried away like a
vile criminal to be abided and insulted by a military despot,
whose mast tender mercies are crnel.
By the vexatious efforts the government has made to
eouscribe me from time to time, and the corresponding ef
forts which my situation demandeo. of me Sir my defence,
they have absorbed my little all of pecuniary means, so that I
have no resource now but the promise of Him who feedeth
the ravens when they cry unto him, and rlotheft the lillics
of the field. I am to Id by Him that bread and :rUsr will
ue sure uuio nie, aud b'essed be ii:s name He will ueu-r
Mr. Ijavis. bv mis. ia au. ot n sunoraomiv, i; h
i-yarj w oic lit u lltiuisicr, irticn ite fe .. .
o.jlH'I lo alone for by pctd:ly remove i- i.i.m iy tUjivj
ter die biot ythich tie has so loi'g pcrmitud to rest ii.n
it. Tljis biot is !nni! and already aiatoi iu the veraict of
the Court of Inquiry aud is as follows: Xhe
idtreat wan in order until the report of pursuit by the
euemy's cavalry; thut he (Col. Sinclair) then consulted
with his men as to a surrender, stating that Col Lee re
commended a surrender, whereat Lot. Lit advittd no tueh
courte, bat on the contrary, unjcl thi-m (tba men) to mate a
ttaud." Tbe testimony supposed to sustain tbe above, is
as follows: " 1 immediately called out to them (tbe men)
that I had advised nothing of the kind, (a surrender,) or
words to that effoct, bnt on the contrary, was advising the
formation of a rear guard for their security, Ac Pending
my remarks, the Colpnel (Sinclair) rode np and told me be
had misunderstood me, and told me moreover, I shonld
have a rear guard, Ac. Cross examined by Col. Sinclair.
Col. Sinclair offered his services on the rearguard with
me. The remarks made by Col. Sinclair in relation te the
misunderstanding as to the surrender, were made imme
diately after I told the meu not to .surrender. Col. Sin
clair said afterwards it was disgraceful for North-Carolinians
to surrender. It was with some little difficulty that
he procured the rear, guard, talking to them and urging
' the matter, and advising them to' form a rear guard. This
was after the remarks male by me, telling them not to
surrender. During all this time Col. Sinclair appeared
cool, though I am not acquainted with bis usual manuer
1 was charged with uttering a gross falsehood, but the
testimony entirely fails to sustain the charge. Tbe ut
-luost point to which the testimony can be pushed, will
only show that there was a misunderstanding between my
selt and Col. Lee as to the object for which the rear guard
wus tu be organized. 1 have never denied that I under
stood Col. Lee to ask me for a rear guard which should be
prepared to fight or to surrender iu order to save tbe bal
ance of the regiment, and tbo 87th and 27th regiments
were at the lime in advance of my regiment. Indeed, I
understood Col. Lee as counselling such a coarse, and 1
so advised my men, when he interrupted me as ab.ive,
whereupon I immediately tendered an apology for my mis
taKu, not Onl. Let ', and organized the rear guard for the
specific object mentioned in bis testimony, the repulse of
At the time that Col. Lee came np with me, cavalry in
squads, the caieons and carriages of oar field artillery, and
fugitives tmm Newbern in all sorts of vehicles were rush
ing through my ranks, and creating mnch confusion, so
that with the low tone of voice peculiar to the gallant Lee,
in times of danger snd excitement when speaking to any
one, an d not giving a command, caused me to hear bnt im
perfectly what he wanted. Although his senior in rank,
such was my confidence in him as an officer, and my love
for bim as a man, that I would have unhesitatingly ear
ned out any suggestion wbich be might have been pleased
to make, and hence the whole misunderstanding. If there
was any fault or crime committed, on my head let it be,
and nor on tbe noble, cbivalrio Lee. But God, who search
eth tbe hearts of men, knows that nothing but what was
best, as I thought, and so understood it. for the cause, un
der the circumstances, entered my mind in tbe whole mat
ter. Ami now, because I misunderstood Col. Lee, to be
branded with uttering a downright, deliberate falsehood
and to be banted down like a wild beast, because I am not
willing to lis quietly down with such a disgrace pressing
me down daily, deeper and deeper into the mire and filth
I now, in oondasion, desire my fellow-eitiieng of North
Carolina te do me the justice to understand the position
which I occupy in nga.d to my adopted country. hare
never faltered in my loyalty to the Boulh. I entertain tbe
same opinions as to the rights of the'South that I did nn
the 21st of July, Wl.oo the bloody field of MaMssas
when I offered mv life in her defence. As for North-Car-'
olini, wbich to-day holds the graves of my family nd
shelters my aged father, my brothers, my sisters, mV chil
dren, my all of earth, save one sister, I can only say of her
' what tbe Psalmist said of Jerusalem, although be was not
born there, "If I forget thee. O Jerusalem, let my rieht
hand forget her canning. If I do not remember thee, let
my tougnc cleave to the roof of my mouth ; if I prefer not
Jerusalem above my chierjoy." Her God is my God her
people my people, and her fate my fate. Should she be
called npon to walk through a red sea of blood to tbe prom
"wed land of independence, or be overwhelmed in its san
guinary billows, I am willing to be with her, and to follow
her through honor and dishonor, bnt I want to be treated
as a son and not tun alien. -1 lore her interests and honor
as much as any of ber native born sons. Why then should
I be treated as the son of tbe bond woman and not of the
ireef True, I have no confidence in Mr. Davis, nor in his
administration, bnt does this throw me out of the pale of
North-Carolina's eonshipf True, I wished to leave the
country, because I was persecuted, but this was owing to
tbe fact that my adopted mother failed to shield me from
tvranny and injustice. My want of confidence in Mr.
Davis it not solely the result of the treatment which I re
Mired personally from bis government, bat of hit general
management of the affairs of the country ever since he has
been the bead of the goTernment. My political antece
dent are well known. I was, and am, a States' rights' man.
hare seen this bulwark of onr liberties by insidious en
erachiventa upon the sovereign- of the States, sapped and
mint'd, by the President, nntil tbe very catadei of the Con
stituli.'m is' now ready to fat' beneath the feat ofa, military
despotih""1- And hat have we received in return for all
this ili xn'D balf the original States composing onr
Confederacy aremow in the bands of the enemy, wbolords
it over our caWI8 i people with the cruelty of an Alaric.
The small fS.0" ft by the weakness of the enemy,
and throogbThc incomparable bravery or our troop will
soon become a m lt7 camp from and to end, where the
artieles of war will be the only Magna Charts, and the
Provost Marshal the oaly judge on tbe bench. r-
Our currency is at it u. I need only mention the fact
to show its condition, when a pound of feathers, as I saw
the other day in Wilmington, is worth thirteen of its dol
lars. And amid ail this, a citizen is salted disloyal, be
eanse he cannot sing pawns in praise of Mr. Davis, whose
vanity will not permit him to surround himself with the
best talent which the eoontry affords bim, in his Cabinet
Like Napoleon and other military men, he is more sensi
tive on the point of statesmanship, than on points connec
ted with his military profession; and therefore will prefer
to surround himself with men of mediocre talents, that in
stead of having able beads of Departments, be may have
clerks who will be satisfied with recording the will of their
chief, and so appropriate to himsell all tbe hi nors of the
revolution. To the mn, personally, I bare no objection.
As a General, I would die with him in tbe last trench, or
follow him in the forlorn hope to the death but as tbe
civil bead of the Confederacy, I cannot place confidence in
him. His stubbornness has almost ruined the cause o
the South, and yet, amid ail our disasters, be still prides
himself on possessing all tbe infallibility in judgment
which Pins Nino claims for his doctrines. The South has
lavishly laid at his feet all her vast resources, which ly a
narrow and ambitious poliny to exclude abler statesmen
than himself from t he Executive Chair, ho refused to avail
himself of at the begi mining, and by that refusal, ruined
our currency. And what, after all, I again ask, has he
d5&e to realise the reasonable expectations of the country f
Tbe subject is a painful one, ana I will bring my remarks
to a close, remaining
Your ob't serv't., JAMES SINCLAIR
THE SOCIETY OF FRIENDS.
Letter from the Yearly Meeting of tbe Religious
Society of Friends, held in London, fifth month,
1863, to Friends in North-America.
To Friend in North America :
Deau Fbiends : During the progress of this
Yearly Meeting, we have been introduced into solemn
consideration of the awful war now raging on your
Continent, and into deep religious exercise on ac
count of our beloved brethren there. Under tbe
constraining influence of the love of our Lord and
Saviour,-;vr would address to you the word of fra
ternal sympathy under the afflictions wbich . bare
come upon you, in connection with this wide-spread
and deplorable calamity. We feel, indeed, that we
can but very imperfectly realize your present trials;
yet, to the extent of our ability, we would yield our
hearts to those feelings which a just perception of
them would be so well fitted to awaken, reoogniz
ing our mutual relation as members of that body
concerning which it is declared, that if one mem
ber Buffer, all the members suffer with it
We reverently desire that, under all the tribula
tions which are, or may yet be, your portion, you
may be enabled so to dwell in the secret place of
the Most High as to experience the blessedness of
abiding under the shadow of the Almighty, it is
a striking evidence of the power of that faith which
overcometh the world, that it enables the devoted
servant, even in the midst of tribulation, to " rest
in the Lord."
May you, beloved Friends, be rich partakers of
this precious faitn. Possessing your souls in
patience, may you be strengthened to maintain that
testimony to tne peaceable character ot tbe Uospel,
and the unlawfulness ot all war, wbich has ever
been a prominent feature in our Christian profes
sion. Firmly to uphold this testimony, at a time
like the present, at the cost of misrepresentation,
obloquy, and even, in some cases, of severe suffer
ing, involves the exercise of a Christian fortitude,
which needs to be sustained by a large measure of
grace and strength trom on high. May our dear
young friends especially, be assured- that true
courage can have uo nobler opportunity for its ex
ercise than when called forth in maintaining a bum
ble yet unfaltering allegiance to the King of kings.
If we allude, with mourning, to those under our
name (by comparison very few) who have let fall
this testimony, we would not bo understood as
spe-king without a sense of the temptations incident
to their position, vv e can, to some extent, under
stand how, under the pressure of popular excite
ment, they may believe themselves to be aetuatcd
by a sense of duty to a government under which
they ieel that they have been greatly blessed. Yet
would we affectionately remind them that the au
thority of Christ must ever be paramount to the
Christian, and that no humanly imposed obligation
can countervail the duty of obedience to his com
We have been greatly comforted by the evidence
f irnisbe'1 to this meeting of the . Christian care
t-i'i.i' oJ by our dear Hends in Ametba r'r tbo
' fi-.thtui Riaintennce if tosuuiuuy. In ail your
Mra ans aoor in all your travail of spirit, be as
sured, dear friends, you have our synipainy aud our
prayers. We crave for you that you may be made
ttrong in the Lord and in the power of hit might ;
and we should unfeignedly rejoice, if, with a single
eye to our Lord and Master, He should open the
way for you to plead effectually for peace with
those on whom the awful responsibility of continu
ing the war more immediately devolves.
We trust we shall not be out of our place in here
acknowledging the satisfaction with which we have
heard of many uuder the general name of " Friends,"
though not in correspondence with this Yearly
Meeting, who have displayed much firmness in up
holding the peaceable spirit of the Gospel, even
when exposed to great difficulty and trial.
But our sympathy is far from being limited to
those under our owu name. We feel for the sor
rows of multitudes of our fellow Christians of other
denominations, whose religious views on the sub
ject of war do not agree with ours, aud thousands
of whom are now suffering the anguish of domestic
bereavement, or of torturing suspense and anxiety.
It is not for us to sit in judgment upon members
of other professing churches, who may, under va
rious influences, and, perhaps, without any special
consideration of the subject, have embraced the idea
that war is not inconsistent with Christianity.
But we confess to a deep sense of the grave respon
sibility incurred by those who, in the professed
character of Ministers of the Gospel of Peace, have
exercised the influence belonging to their position
iu stimulating passions which it would rather have
been their duty to allay, or in proclaiming princi
ples not easily reconciled with the declaration,
"The weapons of our warfare are not carnal."
In a review of all that has occured, we are enga
ged to record our unshaken conviction that the pre
cepts of our Divine Lawgiver are to be regarded as
of supreme authority, and that implicit obedience
to them is ever for man's best welfare, in whatever
circumstances he may be placed. And let us re
member, that tbo peaceful principles of the Gospel
will ever prevail in the governments of nations in
proportion as the influence of these principles is
left and exhibited in the hearts and lives of the in
dividual citizens. -
Whilst thus giving expression to our convictions,
we are very sensible of our own infirmities, and con
scious that, as a nation, our hands are not clean.
And we earnestly desire that Friends, both in this
land and yours, may ever be on the watch that their
influence, whether in private, in conversation with
others, or in more public ways, may always be on
the side of peace. In the spirit ofa true allegiance
to Him who is tue Prince of Peace, may we mutu
ally strive-to promote a good understanding between
these two groat nations, so closely allied to one an
other by consanguinity, by commercial intercourse,
and, above all, by a common participation in. the
blessings of the Gospel of Christ.
In conclusion, we would desire to unite with you,
and with all the true followers of our Lord, whether
in this land or Jn yours, in humbling ourselves be-,
fore God, and iu beseeching Him, for His mercy's
sake, to stay the hand of the destroyer. And may
it be granted to you, dear brethren, through all, to
repose with unwavering confidence in His unchan
ging faithfulness and love.
Signed in and by direction of the Meeting.
Clerh thit Tear.
Department of State., )
Richmond, Va., Dec 31st, 1863. J
The President having approved the following rule,
by virtue of the authority vested ta him bv tbe 23d
section of the Act of the 18th of August, 1868, no
tice thereof is hereby given, for the information of
J. P, BENJAMIN. .
,vr n - . .... . Secretary of Sute. ,
"No Passport will be issoed from the Department
of State during the pending war, to any male citi
zen, unless the applicant produce and file in the de
partment a certificate from the proper military au
thorities that he is not liable to duty in the army."
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From the Chattanooga Rebel.
The action of Congress on the subject of the in
crease of the army basl been prompt, and the dan
ger now appears to be that they will run lrom
one extreme to the other. Tbere appears to be too
much disposition to do things in Congress with a
rush, and too little reflection in regard to tne enect
of measures proposed. Tbe measures now under
consideration contemplate the conscription of all
men in tbe Confederacy, capable, or supposed to be
capable of bearing arms, and where men are needed
by the necessities of the country, or the wants of
society, details are to be mida from those who are
in the army. Ve must confess tnat we cannot see
the necessity or the utility of this scheme. It ef
fect will certainly be put to tbe whole nation un
der military rule, and subject every man in it to the
will,and perhaps the tyranny, of the military au
thorities, who will then have it in their power to
exercise the most monstrous favoritism, or the gross
est injustice. We regard the proposition as a dan
gerous stride towards despotic power, which has not
even the excuse of necessity to justify it It is
more proper, a good deal more safe, and infinitely
more just, that Congress should designate who are
necessary as exempts, for the well-being of the gov
ernment and tho necessities of society, than to leave
it to the favoritism and partiality and perhaps, in
many instances, the malignity of military authority.
If it is necessary and proper to exempt certain claa
es, it is very easy for the act of Congress to specify
who shall be exempt
Any other system would demoralize the country
and make every man entitled to exemption, suppli
cants and beggars at the foot of military power.
Thousands of men who are of inestimable value to
the country in their positions as exempts, whose
services in their respective occupations are. worth
a whole company, and, perhaps, a regiment in the
field, would scorn the humiliation of approaching
military authority with hat in hand, to ask for an
exemption, which, if made, would be of more value
to tbe government and the army than to the indi
vidual. Such men would take their places in the
army without hesitation, rather than subject them
selves to the rebuffs and insolence of gold lace offic
ials, and the government would thus lose hundreds
and thousands of men who could not be replaced. A
monstrous' and corrupting system of favoritism,
would grow up, which would be productive of great
dissatisfaction, and result in a very unhealthy and
damaging condition of affairs both to the army and
the people. Congress shonld weigh well the conse
quences of adopting a suggestion so fraught with
evil and barren of good.
A Senator fbom Arkansas. Hon. W. E. Se
bastian, who was Senator from Arkansas when the
war broke out, is on his way to Washington to re
sume his seat He has two years yet to run and is
said to be a Union man, though he has not yet open
ly avowed himself as such. Bait (27, S.) Gazette,
The following is a list of the killed, wounded and
missing in the 1st N. O. Regiment, on Friday, Nov.
27, 1863 :
FIELD AND STAFF.
Wounded : Lieutenant Colonel H A Brown, in
Company A. Killed, none. Wounded: 1st
Serg't Robert Johnson, severely in arm ; Privates A
Wyrick, slightly ; 6 D Lane, in leg.
B. Killed : Corporal L M Willborn. Wounded :
Sergt D C Woodruff, in hip and arm ;-D 0 Call, in
elbow, slight f Color-btarer Sergt J il Brown, in
side ; Privates J M Mitchell, leg broken ; John
Robinson, severely iu mouth ; J i' Shaw, slightly
in leg; L L- Wethv!'poun, hi footj Cyrus I'arker,
slightly in wrist; W E Cranor, si'gat iu bund.
M;tiu;r: Privates George Wiliiersoo, J 11 Tavlor
C. Killed, uone Wounded: xTivaies J H
Brenson, in thigh ; W R llrenson, in hand ; J W
WagstatX in hand; Q LI Whitly in leg. ' - .
D. Killed, none. Wounded: Cornoral 'A if cCalL
in thigh ; Privates H Hynes, shoulder; D Summit,
arm and side; i McCall, shoulder; tt Uates, bead,
seriously; L Kempe, thigh, slight; T Mann, wrist,
slight j J Brown, head, slight.
E. Killed: Private L Albright Wounded:
Sergt Briant Summersett, in head ; Privates Benj.
Williams in arm; Geo Clapps, in hand; Milton
Lay, in thigh.
F. Killed ; D M Manning. Wounded : N B
G. Killed : Private J Q Fish. Wounded : Sergt
M F Fagan, slightly in shoulder ; Privates E 11a
thias, slight in leg; B A Godwin, slight in hand;
John Laurence, severely, in ankle ; W J Lutter,
seriously in thigh ; J W Collins, seriously in bowels;
D P Collins, slightly in hand; Young, slightly in
hand ; J U Upchurch, slightly in hand.
H. Killed, none. Wounded : Privates E D Har
rison, S H Murray, J F Job, W Jolly, L Bowen,
Coiporal J Mobley ; Missing Sergt Thomas Pollard.
L Killed : Private Calvin Perry. Wounded ; G W
Bailey, mortally in bowels ; Corporals O W Up
church, in breast ; J H Young, in shoulder ; Pri
vates James Wall, in thigh ; Jas Denton, in breast;
L G Jordan, in leg ; H S'King, in hand.
K. Killed, none. Wounded ; Lt John Wynne,
slight in hand; Sergt Peter Dupre, slight; Corporal
Robert Winters, slight; Privates Hider Dickens,
slight ; Wm Shaw, in leg. . .;. ,;
' . BZCAFITULATIOX. ' -. .' '' r i
Killed,- - : 6
W ounded,' ' -87
L. 0. LATHAM.
Capt Comm'g Regiment
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VII. PoSfg of Chief Quartermasters are as follows : Tf
gioia, Rifchmoiid; Nirth-Carolina, Baleigh; South Cu
ua, Chaitesjpn j Georgia, Augusta ; Alabama, Montgoa)
ry ; Mississippi, Enterprise ; Florida, Lake City ; Lonisi
Alexandria-, Texas, San Antonio; Arkansas andMiuoOV
Little Rock i Tennessee and Kentucky, Knoxville.
Till. When a place has been found for any applies
the Chief Quartermasterin whose district the post marts,
will proceed at once to obtain, through the regular chat
tmis, tbirdetail and assignment to duty of the " ditabla
soldier " thns provided tor.
IX. The earoest cp-operation of all officers of tbe Qan
terniaster's department in carrying into effect this systes
whan it can be apujied without manifest injury to the pat
no tttiosl is counueoiiy expeciea.
A. R. LAWTON,
Dec. 28, I88. 1 wAswJt
. m At xtr: t : i r ........ J f
IflW Fjevme wterver, n uunugMiii vrn
Western Drnnotrat copy twice, weeklv, and send Will's
Chiel Quartermaster W VT. Pierce. Rakigh, with a cop)
or tne paper containing advertisement.
-miYSlCIAN'S NOTICE. 41" A
ST of those physietani. V-mctici'-g in 4hw City
wh i.se names are subscribed ! j -ibis publicum ? ., 'if '
fl Wm fl ftil) offing nn thfl prpninirof flirt 2 . : X
it w agreed to a id determined 'lpou
lit. That they would p notice in the country
1st of January, I8S4, and during tbe unseitl :1 '' ''
prices for the necessary art.cles of supp'y and ?i"f ' J
themselves and their fan i'et, all of whie!;
nurchase. nnon these terms, via : at old nr r v. : V
I- .1 i.r r u.. ..1.1 . , icr-lMT
-Y. . . ....II U. ;M r-n . in 1 .. . .I..... , ...T'Hl 41
- p. " - - r . - -- i
M In thpir inwit il -"UH thiv w':l! u 1VW "7
these circumstance, a: tv'. en they k., iia: u"
. .. i i . . . I .. . .1 .. .1 I .. it
vested fnnds or Siljrv or w ires. thi" rViji aimi-rt:
Heir cnaryes, ctnrrwHse may wm en.srge j icta
l.ir.dire with the lir.es, n . less paid in such .irtic'.;Js e-!
needet by u.i-msrlves ana .etr lamili m r-.ia-. ? '
8 ! lir ol;ui-i;e wi.i oc relatively !p".'
.'t;;c: aud au in pis in sense of aiy w th.-:1'
aiHl fheir families, tiKa they cannot d: f.tri'
lacia to tbii ',. wiiiluon tbe Other bwi, -sfia '
and a proper se.is cf du'v 10 the public, 'Vr. n". 1 : '
should mait known their ( uip 8e .nnd do. ramsi'.
FABIUS J. UaYVT
WM. G. HILI.,
f'UAS E. .i) iNS'J,
V. U. M. KKL.
Ealeigb, Dae. SS, 1 if. lt'l--
FR(.r MY ST
x on me o.J:i .
if tht) li'-h t" . " -'i.ti-3 Muuhiw
O.-J .. . ..;Ar n.vrPi r::;r.- llli.v l fV
o'U, r.nd about 6 feat hikfc i'"-- ai a kii.-hI wb te
ber. f'irflicad, is btlad in ht-r fell aiv' t 'hi .k
ber fore et if wh t.' The ).air is rublied ..if ni
by the trices I hae g"'d jieasons to think she I -carried
to the army. Anv information nno- !-s '
be thank 'a ly received, and tbe informint vell .
h:stronlie. G. J. IWI.lN
Graniillec mnty, Deo. M,1668. Ill
j SONS have be appuiuted to bold an
Mavor and cme Ci-mmi.'Si'inei j of the t!iiy of 'l
ihe ihi'd Muadar in Ja.inarv, 186t- Jmycrsui
Royster, E vyestorn w ard, William Kobei
Esq Middle Ward, P. F. Pescud, Emj. u?t
Rtittert Andiews, Kq. li. B. KV
Baleigh,"lcc 2!, 1S6J. X
nv. rrn w ttErrTOI'0'!
11 kiK.vrn codtr th
. l'-.i I M.ll I.-.. -
hjUn ff44ltl hv nititimf eitnueni All acco
firm and m.i In whmi tht CODOBIH IS indebted, v
settle and present their tfaims tC. U Farri5, nj
ihe busiiie.ve will in future be conducted.
C. M. Farriss tender bis acknowledgements '
for their liberalitv and in ' d
and respectfully ret,nis a conwnianee of in u
his auspicrs. .CHARLbS-M. - A vl
. " ... , iir.l
OX, miWHV VJ ' . . I wimi n -1110 nwiaru-w.
1 . . 1- .!. Kita fa& .nuKb-Aft-Am-. .'1.1 tji
: 1. . .. J U...F an. . nn... nil I. .ft ; Tifi '
is hereby reqiu-sled to come forv ard, prove pri;t;ri
charges aud take Ui'.u away. !
Dee. 29, 1368.