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4 J 41 J; v. : i J; H "il 1' 1 m I.? t. I v r 5 h ; 1 i . Si t 4 4 f "O t;; n; I Hi a;: ii i Y: b! I'll r t i f it ' '? ? ; t : t, f . !' t 4 1 't?-! H.i I, H s I A I ' f ' - M 3 r -5 ,; il.' ! I if !J -1 ? ' ." 1' i ! : 2 ! ?; - r . . l t : i If S i i 4 : . ..t t j i ; i J -i 'J ! ! ' 4 J ' 1 I i 'f 1 NEWBERN, N. C, FEB, 11, 1S74. continued fijcm first page. bnildirps f3 f f v fft-t long each, Ijaving n bSKtiVifMit jmti two stories, facing oa n sq tu rf, each building Iiaiiifc twrhe Tonic columiiH, and a clouhlo nizzn. The square in tlividcJ into four ftmss jilats ly ualks rroPini7 at right ' angles in the centre, here stan.s u pnnip. Hhai!o tree fui lnnr.c! each plat of grass, so that the pine: pietents i green r.t.d cheerful n?pect. The buildings nre located iiort!, south, east and mi st. AVe nic np.signel to svpnit of tho north buililiiif, facing southward. Th upper pinzz i overlooks a part tf Iho Bay, and tlie ii per back windows overlook New York City, E;it Bivti, Jersey City aod t rooklyu . Col. Martin and 3Inj. Andrews jire in a small room, viet-l end. Capt. Li-.icins Joh'jfon and nthers in the largo middle room nud Lie ui.-Col. Johnston in the FTJall east rtorn. CoiYi'.nodote BarrM and Col. Bradford the west end room upper floor. Next to this, the luicl.ile room, is OCC'.l pi d as follows; C.?pinsTho!:-A Sparrow, J. T. P. C. Cahrou, W. A . 1 Mike. ,1 T .-v . . . r T .-.!. 1 CiTl Mm i I h.i iimit nf iitiinii... .1 V" . I officers in comn:nnd here. He demands a shell exploded near him, wonnling sev- Sketches of C'oi:i;any A, 2nd Reg-; were sent with tho corapatij on the march. ! f Jet that new reer.i t wtv iuhl ins iignis anti sui'Lous lo no abatement oi j erai, and wounding turn ou the f.ee. He : imcnt . C. Cttralry his privileges. He served with Capt. Up- ' was stunned and fell. Two men look him ' L toprraph last year among the Indians. up nd were carrying him on abarj along ET a CCP.H3. He gave us, on Saturday night after his ' the causeway to the Sound. When nearly arrival a minute account of his and Col. i down another shell exploded near the tar- rvan im t.t icci 7. ,-i ..-.. 1 icoo ty, wounding SImw pretty badly in the , leer. J hose who were 'arrviuar inin ilnm . . . . - . " . - Adjutant Ti ... V. Ti-.o! e. Oiuinaiico Oil: eel p.--J. G. CV.rrnwp,' T. A. Allen, Lit ut -imnts J. 'TJ. Lassel. J. J. White 1'Ul'st, A. J Thomas. A. . Cell, W. AV. I'athe.ly, (!. (J. L.iwb, J. W. Hav.J. S. Whitel.uist. Tete M. V"ill!an:, waiter lov Ji t!i la.-t room up .stair., i ait, Jiij r Gu iatu. Crtjt. Lu:ub, dpt. ohaip, Lieut. Si a v and otliers. l'kr l;i:inr; room in i:i the basement. There an: six tables with binei.es. We have tin pontes and cups, and ;.:iiiy ra tions, beef, r(-'' potatoes, and "light br:';i'!. Il.ee ynd ,bi ans oee isior.aily," cof fee a ::d t-ugar. Breail a:al cofiVe only at night. O'i t!ie second d iv of our captivity hero, we all signed a aoole, w hieh gives Vik the freedom of iuot of the Inl.-oel,' except be tween tattoo andrtvu!!'1. Wo agrei, not to eeap-, i;; r to ei-iiVtise with thi; m-ditl-5 on the J.-dand. Vi'e clean up enn room, two each day tako a walk a ion :d thu Isla.id read the dally papers vr:t , pl-iy che.a, diaughts, Garnet's movements in Western Virginia, of the Iattle of Rich Mountain, and hia subsequent sickness, iruffering and adven- i tures. i He fought neraitist great odds nt Bich j Mountain. He cume very . near being ! killed by throwing hhuself from his horse, which had become unmanageable. The enemy were conducted to his ll.ink by the sou of a i:un on the top of Rich Mountain at whose house. Col. P. had bren a guest. He was grossly betrayed by these traitors. Se,.t. 16. To-dav, Capt", Clement Col. Martin and Commodore Barron, all re ceived letters from home in answer to theirs, sent by Commodore Striug-luva and forwarded to Norfolk by flag of truce from Oid Point. It was great. comfoit to all of nr., us it gave us the assurance thtit our friends knew of our safety and location. TV-night Peter Williams, our valet, bor rowed, of one of . the Iiish girls in the ped him and took to their heels for the water. Shaw, hitherto dead thereupon jumped up and ran limping to the shore coming in before the others. He escaped isj a boat and so did Win. H. Prdrick, Kit, as the boys called him was once an overseer. He is self important mid talks largely of himself among strangers. Hon esty in Cant7' nt ones of his virtues. While. at Portsmouth he visited among toe Islanders, pushing Iimtseif oil hs Lt Number One. It was about the middle of May, 1S51, that a very sudden and determined reac tion took dace among the people of Wst- company, and nud an imn . -,se concourse , had enjoye 1 excellent health, htl; pJ(, a of people- assembled quite early, iud after ' of the year found several member, foiraing into line and engaging in o ;e of company in the hopit;,l ith iut h.' the most extensive and expressive "fsre- fever, but up to this time we l.,n 1 , , ,Bl well exercises.' that it lus ever been my a man from death, or any of cr lottu witnuas, at 3 o'clock am d many j cept those di.sjiiarg-d by tV i:!....'" cheers and nti enormous shower of hand-' flicer as above stated. The i '? some bouquets of rioters, the liist com J was .ngiU and none, except abb. b,k- ern North Carolina, who had previously maud "Bight face! Forward march I j men of good statue, ;nd fu0 frur) oetu opposei 10 secession, ana naa vois-a ; was given, ami me "iieroteo .aii-i?, j 'ii."m unnm were r-t a: r 1 against a Convention. The causes which led to this sudden change on the pert of our honest mountain yeomanry, are per- t tuned their backs upon mauy a pleasant Thus pruned, tin? company . .1. f L A . A ) r...ifr,. .Ii-ttiti.i m.. . "4 nome, ana ucea io ins nout i aifti tjuiic ilu. i-i".i.anee, i r cruel and opprrsKive foe iU defence of cly and healthy looking in n, of nr. milk and other luxuries sent to him 113-the JsIandeiB ou tue credit o. Lieut. . Ou one or two occasions it was by ohmiee e.aried to the nghtfnil Lieuleusnt, and so the game wsis found out. Huring the bombardment (f the 2Drh, Kit w.-s among those on the outside of the north parapet, tov aids the Sound. He grounds, a guitar. .Lieut. Mtjore (Ilei t- was terriol.,-auiiMieu. Eery fe w seconds ford Lt. Infantry) is a tokrible performer j-a bomb would full among tnem, and eith- L HO UI. I , ....... . . . .. I tt... w.. 1.: i rt . n 1 1 iiMTis tptv wpll nnl i-afnni ns liiii" ncra 'linm rn-mntt-p hmnr nml Mo if. As ih : nillfctl Kir oower un.l r.i!!i i n . in me .iiiii!iuu ji ays. lie nail . , " - - - - g - " , ii av. i 4 - e.ioned by t!ie course whih President Lincoln was disposed to purine wi;h re- Twier" ?aeh dnr, fro:n nine to ten a. m . and from fottr to live p. m. I visit the uicn in the Cattle. Tney occupy two casenvit.es fn t!ie third lhu r near a rigid Jand round t-.vvcr, and are v. iv e.-jniioria-ble. They ;iiso read, ? lay cards, pitch q ioits. Sc. Twice each day, deiaehmeMy c.m; to tl;e i akeis iu this enelosu i'e for b-aves cf bread. They fdiouhbr it and march duv -A under guir.l of f j:a- senti 1 els. - Monday Sept. U Dr. Francis Vinton, a ch'ivym ill of (vdebrity from New Yo.k city eatied on Co!. M--it.;'i. I was invit: d int ) the room, w Ik re w Col. M.. Major Andrews, Ca;;f. L. Johnson, anl Lieu-. Sharp of the Navy. C mu. B.ur,ju ami Col. Bradford were scut f;r. i'he Ki-v. Dr. T.ga;rt d in e, ni'rr.sation for Hf.if! tim of i-n -!i.i i U-r He ask.-d e.! sho tly :;!t- r I i-ntere.l the ' root!i if I too v.m a c: tivf,o:i v;v rej.ly in I the a fill niativ", " Iiy." . id It,; ''. on "are i too good JiKirii ,ir U h? a r,r's: uier." I hud reecntly r cciv t a n.-w out til ujjd ii;:d sub Mihitcd thp. fur my uniform now siim--v.h.?t fa d-d. Iv;ther au eqn.ivo'jal compl. ni?ur at best. 1 tit- jiv. 1 rcpo-r.i to raii a Scrrpf ui c aud join with us in nravn di assented i.:ot gi tit v. He read Ironi the I-ayer ito.-.k prit of the -Litany whi'!i was bea iit t'u! and a:pr;'pri:tre. 'i'h' pr.iyer '.vr. equally so, and' he r tuvo er k 1 li or wound .some one. jvit in this extiemitv .bet. ok himself to pruyer, ami betra.ve! h marvellous knowledge of Scrip tine, for one who rardy proved and eoniil not read, "Good Lord," pra, t-d Kit, and good s.nger. .Until taps, at night, af ter tattoo, we had a grand conceit 011 the upper - verandah, all taking part. J) xie was, as might bo supposed, twieo sung with great gusto. The political prisoners Ivelow applauded loudly. The "Old North State" catne in. for its turn, and made iu feel, like 'lain O Shantcr, '0"c r all the ills of li."o vlctcrlor.s-" Sept. 20. The camp n easies have bro ken out among the men at Cesih: Wil-j liams.aml tiieio ait tume t went;.ij ve ewse there. 1 have three among thorn in the Hospital. I visit them every day. and contribute ail I can to tluir comfort. I have never failed since thev wtre taken sick. All are now bettor. a ::ew rusoxcR. Tin.'' afternoon quite a sensation was ex cited in quarters, by th aunonnceineut that a new prisoner, an officer, had ar rived. Col. J'egram was playing chess in m v loom, w hen o;ne one came in nud saut that Bradford and the new comer were e.iibracmg each oilier. 1 'eg ram started for Com. Barron's rooi", next door, and he o f.iiiiid an old friend. It was no L-s.s a man than dpt. Do Ltgnel of the C. S. Army, who was with Co!. P.'gnm at the baitle of P.rch Jilouutain, an mtilieiy oili cer who cominsudod tile rield piece iu that engagement, tui theop of t he mountain . He tired the Ias-.t gun at tiie enemy there, and 's i he only man lc-f t aiive at. V.iv. gun-. He was ha.dly wounded through 1 the sitle of the body, and K ruait.ed conceal-.1 for a lo.ig time, tie wa.Hlinally ii.kCA-red and d schargi d em )is pi role, to ildiVcr hiiuselt tip when fully recovered, lie c me here and j u :i em ouvd liimelf. lie was at the Payer teviilo Arsenal with Col. Brail fort I when it was captured bv the N. C. M ht a. S- pt. 21. Anoihfr arrival to-day. Pari of the fvU-ces surrender. d in Texis to th" C.-ni'e.iers:te States by Gen. Twiggs, and then (l.s'Cliai -g.. tl on tneir pa.ro. e, r.f;t to ; ....ii.l ...... ... 'II. ... ....-1. laun; up ai.u-. mini f;t-... j;.e i.i . , ., :i( t j retlt rieii-sOu !g ) owiio; to ttie a better looking st of men, than tl t. vol- ; disi.li;.- ,,f t In command of t!ie bri uiueers on tins island from New York, be- j y:ap. ..u!v in the actio?!, I feci tha the mg nvjstly Am- rrcans. Th-y are iteh:ng ; r,v nsib.litv .lev.dvts npe.u me. their tenti on the northern pIovo 01 the Js J This brigade, commanded bv G m. land, facing N w York, bctwi.en thhi fort Jo!ti II. Co .ke.as galla:t . n olib-er" at c.vr arid Ca.it le 0. rlliam. llV;.d, cot-sirtts at pies-ut of the P5 h, 27th This iifternoon lvceivf d a note from Br. v. t i.-.t'. an A re-nnents of ,-. (!..,,!;,... villeN. C. was the place to which the com- ! ag lor size iiKd height, atd l.ftv;rK . 1 rri . .:.e ! - I . . At . . pauy naa oeen cruerca. ius nrat uigub ; inuni m hip luouutnins, na nu:cl . .. w . ' a ThaI I'll t gard to the seceded btates. 1 irt, his of camp life, ttor pas.ed on Nautuaia j custouea to tue sKiiuui use tf t),t, j proclamation of the lo'h of April, calling ' mountain, four miles east of the Jairet j and taking an exceedingly great li ',, ,. upon North Carolina for troops, to wage j House, near a beautiful, clear, mountain good LURemanship, th;y wtri. tuttra, U war upon her sister. States of the S?nth, J ptream, a spot which it h is been my good ' excellent riders, and wherever ti r . .'. began to kindle the fires of patriotism in ; foriur.o to visit frequently- since the close j never failed to secure the odir.irati. 1 -. j their breasts, and then the intelligence cf ' of the war, and caii never refrain from j applause of the pe.-ple. Nor r ai his attempting to reinforce the garrison at halting and contemplating with deep in- j their only aceompl s'iment, as Fort Sumter, after having .promised the. tercet, the little plat of ground, where, fjr j quently proven on many battle.':,'., .., Peace Commissioners at Washington that ,' the th&t time, a a volunteer soldier, I they were able to wit id tlv ..,! r .' , the Fort should be evacuated iu less than ! stretched my tent, and reposed for the u-e the ritle vitli great sk ,1 ai.d t f , r thou liast piomiscd, that when two or tf days, was well .calculated to fan the 1 niqht.bv that beautiful and pure mountain 1 1 he cioe of the hr.d verr of 1 u. w n ,. , three a- you to do any tuiuJi, yon mil , sparks oi patriotism, already started, into stream, whose crystal waters ard embleui- us at Camp Fisht r 0.1 the I ml ,f. t here are -i he ijj of us here who don t ' v name, especially when it waa . atical of the pure and noble c us.m:i which , 1 tent w ithoilt any opportunity hHtl: , want them bomb-shells to' come hf e ' toa h' understood that Mr. jLincoluV pol-i ve Were enlisted, ar.d were tlien leaving our i fi red for t:s to b, oouie iuiti.ded i:) 1 Now (iDOit jor i, please liis them along. Let them go by." As one would p iss over. Kit would xc aim: "Tnat's rih Good Lo.-d. ass them along, don't let jkmu stop." Wnen tlie o igagemeut was over Kit be eanie very couifigeuus. Walking on the par,! pet with his hand under his coat tail, he said he wisdied to the Lord he had been killed, sooner than to h-ve surrendered and been carri d oX Kit it happy in Cattle Williams. FrorrMho Wi'iiiingioa Jo'iran!, !S7J ( !!. CcoSiC j I5i iga!e. We are indebted to bis Fxeell nr-y Gov. Vance for t he following ieptrt from Col. L. D. llall.eomni nding Cien. Cooke's b:i- g-ide in tlie battles of Shaipslu.rg and icy was for war, and in violation of the "Constitution of the United States," he declared war upon South Carolina and the other f reed ed States. As these proceedings on the pait of the President became the a'l-absorbii g topic of contersation in Cherokee and Clay coun ties, it became evident that war was inevi table, and the formation of military' com- houses among Carolina's grern-civsi?d ; pa it tf warfare which trit the r.vtii,, hills, to take upon ourselves tn dangers : the so'dit r, an oppoitnnity fvr "v! and privations of camp life. Even to day, j wi re impatiently waiting. it'll 1 nine rears after the close of the war, al ; though, overpowered, subjugated and op- i pressed by the "best government the world ever .aw," I can sincerely acknowl edge that I harbor no regrets within my breast for the part I acted tinting the four panics began to engage the uttention of yenis I served as a Confederate so'dier. the people. George W. Hayes, who was- Next morning rra resumed the march, then the Ilapresentativo from Cherokee and as only about one third of the com and Clay counties, in tha General Asaem- ; pauy had procured horses, the larger por bly, had been appointed and commissioned j ion had to march on foot, which rendered a Captain, with authority to raise a com- our progress rather slow for cavalry, but Fredericksburg. This report i-i highly in- pay f cavalry, nud returned home lrom I by changing and letting all ride a portion ICa'ogh about the Ijtn of .day, and at cf the time, we moved on quite smoothly once went to work to raise his company, j nud in good spiriU. which wes completed withai a few days,! After tlvc days marching we reached i-y t.he enrolment oi one luindred and j Asheville on the morning of the 2oth of teresiing, and shoivs th-it the gallant com mander nni tht troopis j:eiformed tin ir whole Jutv. Ji is the old arid glorious story of North Carolina courage aiut rell s.ieriliee iu tlu "imminent dt.--.idly bieach." Cai'i m'au I'm-iu luehhuir.u, V. ( Dec. ii.Ui ltC2. Sir: think it nothiag but just and proper that regular reptuts from brigade commaridei.'. of North Carolina troops should be. made o you, in order that jus tice maybe meted cut to those regiments ami brigade.-: who .are eiit;-used with the bio. or and reputation of the good old State, and have suee ssfu'.ly borne her flag in the thickest ( i the tight, ami as I have had the 1 ; sponsibi lit y n two icea- i l. T , I I fci t'l t!.l.l l. . t'. ,U l.f t i t ! U ! 1(T-I.i.. 111 eight men. Even before the assembling of the State Convention on the 20th of June, and went into camp at Camp Wood- j fin one mile from town. In the even- M.siy. it was a fcrt gone cimclusion that the ; i,lfr G the sam? .lay the company was State would secede, and when that event j sworn into the strvice of the State, by took place, it found the country re tdy to j Major John W. Woodlin, then coiuinau.l encage iu the war, mid to link the destiny ! ir,g the post at Ashevdle. On our arrival of North Carol-! a with that of the South- j re found four companies already on err. Confederacy. C q.t. Hayes' company camped at Camp Woodlin as foil ,: I3.tn of "Cherokee lltngers," was the firt corn- con.be Kaugeis,' Wauiaugi llmg -is, Nan- I any :o mr.rmi 110m tnese couuues 10 me j tabu Hangt rs and Mccklenbuig Pk-u,.-r. rittf two p te'e-d but'.---, (Suarps- i'U' t i O ii '.i e T. b W.d , who c.uviO hero fix m i'hilatkl )hia, to see ni". He oilers me any uf'sisi aucc. H;i3 moved to 1 hi. rub Ipliia. war. It was made up for three years or Hit" war, end Jirt entereil the State service an 1 rrasi afterwards transferred totheCor f ile-'ide States Army. The company as -Jitiil.ied on the Pd'.h of June, 8fll, at aibjytown in nerohee county, and was! hut mmmi after we wr oryanired bv he election of otlicers. A! iIioulIi Capt. Hayes had been 1. ni'.nissii'ii- t l ed for the purpose, and ha I raised the Ii:cii!ci:tR oT tho i'ait!:rc' of Slji'.tvi&i. t roups . O.i the in )i'.iitv of t!i: dt'li i:is:inf the bii.-ade was t-r Vr d to th ; ,lt ! ct-m pa ny, he v. otdd not accept the com ii run ctio 1 w. h Ceir-l isus nn's ma ml of it w thout an electnn. and ou irie.er (Miriiii.nul IhmL i ,,1, i,:,iif t,. i' li.b, do, cf ly u o.s.te A few days later, C ip. li.jfun jiur.u gcr arrived with his company uf Cabajru.- K.mgi n. Thest c::np.tnieH n.i all us sipnc d to the r!rl tiuiiliv rtgiimnt, our ccmpany bring (,ij tit! as e. i:q any ll; n ! , :i l . 'il I ! i iii tit.. fut regiment tt Sprnili's Ltgii! w!,; h Wits a'.tei wards ilcsigietted as the 2 id N. Jtnif or Eteter rs. January , J f 7v- tr. .v. i). rut, i: Di:ai: Sii:: A'our me wt tklv rr.hN , long accouzits of the conduct of il.e c i Troop-," and though they merit f ir r. r,, than you, or any one, can 8ay (,f t!:.,:! j c.i;ii.ot allow tin :u to mom po! .-.. columns to the exclusion of th" ' . dreti,' who took an active art in wvw : tlu' p.Iones that surroiitid th lui;: , North Caioliii.i. Put to my p..bj. i t vi. .;, I jntun s to treat brielly. After Gt ns. .bihnstou and Sin nr.:.:. 1 .. concludetl their Convention -md it b. c .-. generally known among the troops ti ..; bad Pti! reiitlMcd, a shameful di c ir; -. u . tion and thotough th :noia;i;'itti.i:i s. ri ; the men of (b ti. Johnston's mtiiv boutii ; (jfeensbort . So great was the ib-::::;i', . zation that i.flict rs did not he-dt.'ite t. e, t htiises and mules out of wagons, take .y plies or iiuyzbing l hey fancied and ta.iri "iT home, before a formal surrenhr Cifl i e .til at:ged, mm h less afVtcte.l. At:.; p nt :t I t came :q aic id toG.n. lb U that he m'l-t h-.n e a ;,c;ti,l f.,r his hriv- tM.;ti,e:w oi n.s n ir.-t t al.tl o.sgr'.ag OC i( St. Put ir 'j; e. a. i i all. p ' i it'i o i V. i 1 This .inn f.;c"d the licet afj :nd was more exost i . i a iii.iii d tlie O i ii v ot li i r I' r tl r ck-.b .r:, an I well ou t i u ir liu -s. We r.jii u jd in hu o unt.l about A?, o'clo.-k of Silui'd iv led of ! f buttle i til.- I i if'u S't:;','.V i . ,i I in r re; a! i;fer t !iee to os. in th F.u-t T It Hiia on a rded 'ihitform. ' i l itii, whe' i wo i , . . i wijien ii."ie in' v, re t ) i'i red f: i suiM'iitiiitg li inscit to si ri election v.a unaniiutuisly chosen us Captain. The tobow ii'j i: the Koil uf the cotvjp;tny as ib-st orgvuizetl : cavalry reginunt, ami our company be car.ie com fan-: A. it i .1 r, -i.4i i to Pta'.id by tbt lit. and J:e bt bet, tl i Aboe.t a luMth af.er our arrival at Asi ! . u ' titlt r i k 1 1 1 : ; l ; 1 1 ;i:u h; ! e c. 't.id !,c j-( t j; -i;;:v he Mi'v n. t n v hit ha 1 , h.v.ed l..m tl,loii.;h haid. ft. !;.:,! 1 ..; tleB. but thy tre W.tltejt O i ,1,1. t ; and re,',i.:ed to be om mat. did. 1 h S . :bt O.'i ! IO e w t -. r, Ciill-e K it is. II ok" t !iurr t ti nt in h:-. t ommitiitl whs a it ; hifiit Hint lo,,d it' ollio! t aiitl i,e ci fi., ,1 it v.-as solemn and torching, and thrrcv.ax w:-epii on the peit cf mne th-i'.i one. The l)y. hto- a b-e v. dee, and a very pius autmane'r. H - ',t.::--. all.iwrd to'si e us without the pre.-.f r, :,- of an of!h:tr. a privd er:- not h th:.-rt- granted to n ny one. He prom i sc. 1 to call at, -m r; er t iirio and ad min;Mc r the Saer irnecd of the Lord's r;ip- ier. tti tie !.i-.-n!-ir; of the E:i -.copal tytiurcii, Jino i-ii -n oittc;-:; mig it '.Vi.sh to partake thereof. We haw among t!;e pv;;: )n' v a Mr. Hawkins who is ;! q t st prenelr-r, ai d a good man. II" asks a blessing at table, and has woi.hip fMfli day. before break fast and h f t ;- s;:pper. He soend.? ra:n-h of bin lir e anions ( mm at' the Ca;.th, s,nd diR'ribti'fs Pible-i amr-nj.; them. V"e. also have been -uu;,!id wif liJJibles fr-m the Ihble Se;-: fy in New Yor'c. S'v- ral mi?:istrs of the Gospel have br,-n o-.er fr, m Nw York lo s--e about the spiritual iuBtruetion of the o.Tccrs ami n:eu, and olb-ied to pie::ch for us. Th poni is iu eommand of Col. Loo in i'-.. U. S. Army, an old gray-headed and gify-b.-..ided man of good heart and no imle- j"'i;denre, tinkle in h;s pu ! pi.,,, and! Mi-al-l to grant a privilege, IcsL he oltud hi-- sej.ernus. Next, ui toirmnn A U Opt. Fpto;-rap':, U. S. A., a Ik iter Mdd cr no doubt than Loorn.F, but a larg, red faced, pot-belb'tfl coarse inae, n;sp(,M to i.b. right, and to be genteel and pobte if he kue-.v how, but ! e ing fievat'd 1'n-m the ranks of the ,ld TJ. l' A. ver.ih s the old proverb of the im- poHs.il. dity of making "a siik purse- out (f ' a s.ow'rt e.ir." He puts himself upon his I e g.iity whiie in our presencre, and fears to tu or F.ay much b st hu might otiVnd rgamst j-'ood bif eruue;. 'ibi.sis a recruiting station, and we have new arrivals of men and officers daily. The men are Germans usually. iior.E prd o:.r.;:.s. Wh had quite an audition to our ranks to-oay, ami inform: upi.tt an inti-res-ting me. liato i:i the alternoon there wtre brought into the Fort, twenty-fire political prisoners from Laltimore. They aie coi.liut tl clos'dy in tlie e ast room first lioor ot tlie buiiiiiiig, ami are akowd no Jirivile;;tK. Tory wi taken near Palti moro on their way to the army h Virgin ia. Among them is oji.j man who hail a Wiigou with a iabc bottom am) fillet", it with anus. Several young men of good inmily are among ll.e number. col. rear. Aii, Of the -prisoners brought in to-day, was Col. Pegram of the C. S. Army, who nai deftMt.'d at the battle of ll.ch M( uu tain by Gens. Ko-iecrans ami iMcCielhiml. and afterward taken prisoner. He is an intelligent, inteie-iM'ng man, -i gratluate of ; West Point, a brave oikoer, an i a arm, de termined man. He is about five feet live in he. git, well built, straight ,'iud of sol dierly carriage, has bh-.ek eyes and hair, large regular feat n lew, a prominent and projecting forehead. He ats with Teat mU peudc nee and mm na to know idi the i re was no tr.iversy near i' aud alt- b.tti ! as r.ic ! Iv. Wi Us i! 11. ovorh :: t h fore no dodging. tue it ippan:;:i;.oc;v, lnwnicu r,v... neks- L:eiu. Murd aegli, a pallant naval officer. I ,,Ul- is s t,,:lt li. b,'i o '!'" d a f-otrth of com m luded the - io. He was assisted bv j Iu"-!" dishmt. Ou f.e crest, four bait, lies h'vo.mg fellow named Stafford, a midship- li:i'1 Ji er: ct d. Al) the foot of tin man fro u the i iii:;. Station! spoke to u;o ! GtU- C ,wtu J,M hri.nle, under several times .luring Urn n::;hi, as to v. hut ! c"v, r o1 Ju "Z luUir ,u'('. vilt il(;i!.v '" he was to do, and where to remain. I ws s j ";l the eoemy, who v. ere making s'ntck v;ith his bearing. H s-cemrd veiv a b-.-pt". ;ite attempt to s unn (he position, anxious to serve at thegun,and during the ! r-' Georgians tougtit. gdhu.tiy i-nd aefKui behaved most galh.ntlv. Jle cheer- i :,g::'is- f'-.a-lul o i ls. I no enemy had ed on the men, and was always at nh post. ! smmilHl ;,i f"VJiiig tue;r way up to with- A she struck the inner a one of the oara- 1 1,1 - ' 1 lu wnei. .,ooxe s ' l - - v:lb all the dher cavalry coiui aim s left i i fjr th;; eastern part of the Slate, and we; remaintrl duiing the it.'t.'f tin summ r a i jCtmp Woodtin, drilling alm-u. daily. CTIKHOIvFT-: TlAXGIRfh I While here Tde.it Job'. T. Aft-f-v... t 1 ! loU -- i I ' V-dl.-v ;' j OFrtc:-r:i -Gc-rge W. Haves, Cauiain : j -'", O vr W. SuhUr vas tlectctt John X. II. H. gtrs, 1st Lieutenant ; Wni. I lo succeed him. P. M a re and -K hu M. iNIartin, lid Lieu- I We left A-dn vilie on th fJd 1 of October. at ! surrender w. ti.i! tau t- thtm to tlisl .-i I l 1 t 1 . II 1 I , . I . s., . , ... 1 rr . , r 1. hastily pt nm d a Ji a-.ley, who wa cniiv aiuling Andert t,V t tif d iiiior J serves, to se i l hua i ea.il; g hu . r tel , l:ote K.tp.HHlin (' It' 41 me a guard for hi headqua; t. 1 ., ainl in ti e iiott! be took occasion to say tha "yn:;r re.JdU'iut :s tjow ti e iu!y organ, zed loir pet near ins gun, exploded, and killed an old man who served most f arlesly. ll t ok oil .alf of his skull, and vet when we left the Fort h" was still alive. 1' wa-3, cms. ioiisand ta'ked after he was wounded. He (bed at night. Jt t:nison, the I v gade Ui'cht ( the c.est f the hill, and in lace of a d'.rullv Jirj f artillery ami Mjiail arms, drove them back with great lo-s. Our men won; falling fa?t, for we were within two hundred and fifty yards of tw entv-five or tbirfv thousand tf the tr pa -.-.on j. raved ver him while h- ws t.i- I w-y' l:V ' -vcr fought better t king note:.' The same shell shattered the ! '-v,tl1 more eiitimwiasm. Not a man fal ter.aiit.J Non Coiimssioxi'D On i rrs- -,Ta?ob JI . Williams, Cnh Sn-geant ; N. W. Mocr., j Quar. Sergeant ; David Ii. hitakcr, lrt Sergeant ; ilil. W. Led ford, 2d do ; F. d. Fain, od do. ; Jo:iV L. Moore, 4th do. ; J. P. Sanderson, 1st Corporal ; Caswell L. i'ain, LM do.; Wm. A. Londerm.dk, od do.; John 13. Stanridge, -Ith do. Thos. J. Col vard and McAneiiy Cooper, liuglcrs. riUVATES. John A Amnions, Geo AV Johnson, t i 18(51, under ordt rs to march to Newborn,! j o Mfii in the i,ni-v and eoi.'serpn ml i r N. (k, ml after marebinr 1 i v davi 1 apply t-i you. 'J he guard was tent I M MCU'M Al 1 Ml.lllOl ltl I J h li T 1 J 1 r I ' I the railrtiad, on the infitiing of the '2 h, I win re it w a determined that half the com- lelt ami of Ijieut. ?rrurdnuh, below the t ibo-.v, so that we feared tie would loso it We learn by bdter Lorn Norfolk that he is td. The -loth and 27th. were ordered down the hill to support Cien. Cobb be hind the stone fene, wh -re they remained all day, and suhVivd but l.tlh after arri ving theie. The i;-?rii, uueler L cut. Col. W'alkup, and the lfth ntab r L.;e;it. Col. Mclb'.r, remained on the lull and suil'ered (e". orelv. North Carolina can boast of no braver men thau the thos'.? two rf"imnti eonimauders ot Six en- that tlav. likely to save if. This, e r a shell which came just after it, ab-o knocked Col. Bradford, and L eut. Sharp tlown, robed them over in tlie sand and srunmd them. The shell passed the right ear of Lieut. S. so closely as to draw the hhiod from the ear at'd th nors i f hi f.. V; I', 11 T iir it. r:iv.' I! ,ii th.e li!;)n,! 1 diiitTeut times atierwanis did toe had run down on his neck, and his shut collar was very bloody, yet Ins face is not scratched. " Col. Fmiutord also is iiLiu jured. Nar this same fpot, and near the same time. Col. Muttin was knocked down, and the rcabbard of his sword nearly doubled, ami yet he was but. slightly wounded. The gun carriage was badlv iujured, and th. mi., tl eri-hv .lis:.!,!.-,!. huitlv oi l nicy eto ri... r;,,oi ... ,.f il,., ,,. T ,-,vMft-r- atter. G n. Keishaw with a red to the navy served at this gnu with treat coolneas, anl er.ed like a child when Lieut. Murdaugh was earned oil wounded. He i a capital fellow. A do v.-.v. David P Arrowood, Wm Angel, John O JJrovvn, John S Frown, Wm II Frown, 3avid A Pycrs, Samuel Fry. son, Samuel F Brady, F S Broekman, Julius W Frittsin, Ezekiel Pirchfield, W. FirchHeld, Homer F.irnarJ, William P Berry, John D Berrv, Smith W CofTey, rmy, who nis nesivy cuiiiiiiii', atiempt to 11 m, drive us from o;ir position, but at each at- 'v J Clark, tempt was he thrown back with immense Cedvard, loss, leaving thetield literally l.dack with Wm P Coivard, their deatl and wounded. Fayhm S Coivard, During the aft:-Tinoi wc were reinforced j illn.m A Curtis, y the !. h N. Ck, Col. Frvson command- i Miles Codev, . ,Jolm 1 irawlortt, by ou md one other regiment of Gen mil sotii's brigade fuither on our left t; m- g: aai- uitly ill 1 they do their clutt. ShoitU South Caro- troops 1 have enumerated compos d all of Sitting in my last po.-irion near 'dm. Barron, 1 saw m. H. Harvey, one ot my or. r fort es engaged on the left that duy, as far -'is 1 am aware of. i ntr satislietl v,e diil not have live thousand, and we have, .-inoe ascertained that we had both Geul's. Hooker and Sumner to contend with. The eueu.v left at Last one, thousand dead on men, picked up by two men and taken one t the lield in our Lout, anil the wounded ide bt hind ;i tra erse on the inlet side ol i must have been t iree or four tims as mauv; wo killing and wounding as many men as we had to light them with. 1 am sony to say the losi of the brigade was quite heavy, v.'z : four hun tee Foil. I thought ht! was dyad from his xppeurance. I went to him, and he got up ami beg in to limp badly. I conducted him to the Surgeon, lie was struik by a head piece ot she 11 and his left hip . dislocated. 1 dred and eighty seven out . of about His skin was not broken. Fortunately he thirteen hundred. Our Gear rid was se ll ad his knapsack on his hip. 'Ihe shell j verely wound- d early in the action, but am v. eut through this, and through i..s cloth- ; glad to state te.ar lie 13 rapidly eonvaies Gieen P Cooper, John H Hale, Jacob Dale, William D Dale, Alberto D Dtde, Miles H Davis, Abram E Evans, Allan T Edward Abram A F'ler, Francis M Fisher, Andrew J Johnson, Mark C King, John Kelley, Elisdia Jvilpatrick, Win II Led ford, Hembree C Ledford, Thos II Manchester, m Fv McConnell, Pinckncy A Moose, Wm J Martin, P F Martin, Niche las McGuise, G L D McLelland, Tcri-ell Newman, David Panther, John T Pullam, Amaiah at Price, Fieldii'g I'rice, W S P Itoberts, Fli Boberts, Georce V," Itownn, P M G Rhea, Eluford KJiea, John II Bheu, li TShenill, James M Shields, W M SheriilJ, L L Sherrill, Boss B Smith, John M Sanders, George W Snider, Geo W Sanderson, John Sanders. Jchn Swauger, did its duty. I wo. ild have- s.e,il vou t iis soineiime ago, out nave panv snoubl proceed bv lailroatlto 11,1- ' , , . . , .. .; , - . a few weeiis ago and he remember. eigii, and there await the nruval td the; re- . . , - , .,, . . I circumstances perfectly, and ivu ail.t mamder of the eompam, who were to . .,., statc:re:.t , :i wuii..:i t ! see lit n. llolie in retraiel to 1" J saw boa ti f ou :.tl bring up the hordes and baggage, whL'h necessarily required several days. We reached Raleigh on thy UUth of October and went into camp near the Depot, wber we remained until the 12th of November, the remainder of the company having ar rived in the meantime. While hero we were equipped with cavalry saddles and sabres, both of which were rather .uferior j have recently unraveled a .ic!.ci:it i; t. y yv'e ! tery relating t a iippectible i u i w. mary years since Oisapiieaiv I liora l outside world. The Woinoi w.,1 u i:tt qtiadroon. Some twenty year i.r-o i.. n bhe w;tM u handsome jrii of siiteca, s! - !. i.jl i t . i lie wr ur nil l r it wrnTn imi bin ceing the w.;t he vouhl upecnilly n.e the Junior lb M-ncs of Noith C..ro!i::.i,f r he considered them splendid troops. Yours truly, C. L C The police authoritic B of New bv-v Samuel C Furgitson, Is-acc J Slaughter, lhorf At 1 erguson, 1 rancis AI Taylor, ts, a till this savid him. While I was .sitting on the entry to the Magazine, F. B. Shaw came and tried to ket in. I was very much crowded. He ?too l for a while with his head and shoal Oeis in and his body parity out. Several had been wounded there, irnd he was told that-itwasa dangerous place. Finally bv'com.ui;' tired ot Ins position lie vitu- A i 1 lif. '.1.1 ciug. At nine o ciocE tnat mgnt tne on gad; was relieved, and ordered to the rear to replenish their ammunition, they hav ing tired sixty rounds, and to hold them selves iu readiness for the renewal of the fight the next day. W lie re all, did their duty so -well, it i3 impossible to single out any one man for p raise above anotner. Waitsel A Hagler, Joseph L Hicks, James H Hicks, John C Huskin, David C Harvell, Fidelia Ilanvoocl, Solomon Haney, Joseph Hawkins, Eli Igraham, Wm B Tidwcll, Joseph Tucker, Jonathan Welch, Jesse M Walker, Wm B Wilson, William York, McDowell York, D N Zimmerman, II Zimmerman. I in appearance and workmanship. weresuppliel with doublodi.irrellcd shot guns before leaving Asheville, which had j been purchased from thi citizens in the country. Thus equipped wo Ldt our- i i luul y'1JIl",a ins duty, and vas : ' laNm. a ,i n e i . r allowed to r- ottt iotn l.er i t.i;i. At t sees ready to meet the foa and try our i . , , . o , , , tune her re! lio!:s, who w. r w 11 o'l, methe. e resumed the march on ihn able to kcej her at home in u rop r n v 12th of November, and after f ix day u.t. Tt; girl grew wis and lbi-oiy reached Newborn on the VJlh :.nd went H,,iu'' vVnib- iu ihi-t e-.n,dit,oti ke into camp in the Fair Grounds, where we IF' ,,".r:,.I1 (YX htiil ou!d oeci i , . oiejK into a fur i-of iiasio;i. found Capt. lUudolpns company 1F' Uu.h r tms cuc un.tuncrs lur fa:.: , which was the first company of the re- I not uinng lo make their family i- -gimeut with which we met. No?: loug af i h:us pub'io kept her a pn .oner ut i e:.,. tcrwards the remaining eight companies 7, 4 U, " V '"V , . i . 1 in this m inner, int; foitune s of ti. J.o . j grew wt'r.f, but wherever'they w s ? t: -y In December, the regiment 1 ui!t winter j curiicd tiie poor maniac v. nh'tl eta. qnartcrp, ccmsi-.tin of ouite cumf.-jrt.ibln finally bt-cAui veiv rcpuUitu totii- ::, hi. 1 log csbiu, and good plank hor-e Mi?di, I J11'. l'nl 'j11 '"ve' u!1,1 r' -"V1'"1. ,t.:i, .i 4. i , , ,t- I bugbt jr foieer on their humis. v I Wli:eh ntno orecte1 on t! hs" Trent j tec, year- ago the woman w; c lawy-i j river, one mile above Nt-wbern on the op- ; to her present cell, from which sh ' 1 pos?te side, -which camp we named Camp n'"ri" Meppetl out, ami iu whicu "ho J.- Fisher. j Keldom ti.o-v :-,i. n m r,-.i ,c,.- ' a, The buniiy tudy rcmrm' r b thrt i 'r Oa the Inst meehug of tuo regun mt the cough f.,I to keep hei abvc, av. t.y lollowing Captains were commanding their j muiuiiuo bugot i.er for d-y1, on.:: respective co'iijianics, viz: ' winch tlie wtn.ian was only ke pt ahve fn Co. A-George W. Haye. j '. .to siatvatct , 1 ' Ii Clinton M. Andrews. her, and she 1 .v summer and v:t '.cr C John G Boothe. - the cold l! ,or, utteijv naked, l " t : .v After the organization of the company j on the H)th of June, the men were dis- missed to find lodging for the night, in j vicinity of Valley Town among the kind j citizens, and over a lvuEdreel were enter tained in this manner, and f nrnished with j the best that the county afforded, not only D James W. Strange. E Colarabns A. Thomas. F B irzilla L. Cole. G Lewis Saiterthwaite, H John Ilandolph, I Jesse L. Brvau. K Josijih Turner. ( btcanie accustomed to her in t! :s and made i.u at It-mi t to t-eu.i in r to ' ' asylum; and thus she iiv.tl, rwititig 1 Uyiiij.', wbvu the y utbyrdit iiCovcn d i. ' tt .ruble teei'd. Forvtalsste bus !.fr Worn an article of clcnhug, never lGt h waimth of a lire, lnl teti the l't.t day. Tue authorities have uuw t'i'-i,r"' i her tt bu taken to tiio asylum, uIikn.': .. I.,.. I . , . ..... r ttu Fourteen men had been discharged from 1 tl,t'1 ,h bltb; hoe ot saving the p"1- f drew with very earth as air, remarking - I have the honor lobe, very respectfully, j for supper and breakfast, but next day two j Co. A be forek-aving Asheville, on account j U "i'lii not gain;; to bother myself about ; your obedient servant, -wagons were he avilv loaded with the very ! of beiucr uudei 20 vars of n-, tfK l!ni.- gettii g out i i ne way. ji a unin is io oe t x. xj. j.i.v killed, he will be killed anyhow," and r,o ! Cek ComFg. Cooke's Brigade be weutawav. This was th last I saw of To His Etc Shaw. As h passed out cf tho sallyport North Cr. taau owu;g to hi r critical coudit-u-n best provisions and dainties of all descrip- : or two heavy for cavalry service or from 1 - tar . e. L"l's" posOuice rolina. Uw tltill of tie Udin could i-rojiarc, -nhicl. lumber wis tiot rcJuce.1, oviug tu tj,0 boui jiJciages, ai.J .A,n.,,iOi-'l'i,r"