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uard. A rebel fired at the woman three times, without hitting his mark, and then came out in person to seize and bear her back to bondage. Thus stepping between the mother and her children, he did not understand the task he had proposed to himself. With an unfaltering courage she met him, wrested his gun from him, knocked him down, and came into the city with the musket as a trophy, and a dislocated forefinger as an evidence of the contest. Another account. Washington, N. C., Feb. 10, 1864. In one of my letters written last summer, I made the remark that this department was in a shaky condition. Strictly speaking, I cannot say that it is otherwise to-day, and it is somewhat surprising that the few troops in possession of the old North State department have not been long ago gobbled up, and confined in the prisons of Dixie. Here we are to-day, with a strong force of the enemy operating in front of Newbern for the last ten days, and no reenforcements up to yesterday. A
Doc. 79.-attack on Freeman's band. Lieutenant-Colonel Stephens's report. headquarters detachment Eleventh cavalry, Missouri volunteers, Batesville, Arkansas, February 10, 1864. Captain: I have the honor to report that, in obedience to a special order issued from the Headquarters District of East-Arkansas, dated February seventh, 1864, I moved the same day with a detachment of the Eleventh Missouri cavalry and First Nebraska cavalry, consisting of four officers and sixty-four men, of the Eleventh Missouri cavalry, and Captain T. J. Majors and forty men, of the First Nebraska cavalry, together with eight men of the Fourth Arkansas infantry, to attack the camp of Colonel Freeman, then supposed to be encamped on the Smithville road, about twenty-five miles from this point. On my arrival at the point designated, I found that the camp had broken up, and that Colonel Freeman had moved with his command northwardly. I then, upon consultation with Captain Majors, determined to