and fairly flew to New Berne, the Fayette Artillery not having a chance to reply to their shot.
In running and chasing between the block fort and the railroad Sergeant-Major Robert I. Fleming, of the Fayette Battery, succeeded in capturing Colonel Fellows and his adjutant and orderly.
On the right of the county road and several hundred feet from the railroad the trees had been cut down, leaving stumps about knee high.
In this place, with hardly room to move a gun, the commanding officer oBeech Grove, there was a section of artillery, and the Confederates being between them and New Berne, there was no chance for them to get to that town.
Here an opportunity presented itself to get something as a trophy, beyond the capture of Colonel Fellows, his Adjutant, and his orderly, for the trip to that section.
And it will be noted further on, that it was something beyond the ordinary, the extraordinary, that took place, and which was not down on the programme.
The general commanding