ain T. R. Robertson, 33 men; Asheville Light Infantry, Captain Duff Merrick, 35 men. The Hickory Military Opera Band, 21 pieces.
Drum-Major, F. A. Grace, accompanied the regiment, which is well drilled, and a fine body of men.
The Third North Carolina regiment, Colonel W. T. Gray, headed by the Wilmington drum-corps, embraced the Granville Grays, of Oxford, Captain W. A. Bobbitt, 40 men: Forsyth Rifles, Captain R. B. Glenn, 35 men; Durham Light Infantry, Captain W. A. Gattis, 25 men; Guilford Grays, of Greensboroa, Captain John C. Tipton, 40 men; Burlington Light Infantry, Captain E. E. Holt, 26 men; and Vance Guard, Captain H. Perry, 36 men.
The First regiment band of seventeen pieces—Drum—Major, C. E. Brockett, leader Emmerson Davis—played martial music, by which the companies of the First and Second North Carolina regiments, under command of Colonel Willie Jones, kept step in their march.
The companies in the battalion were: Goldsboroa Rifles, Captain W. T. Hollowell, 36 me<
A recent number of the New York Herald contains a letter from Beaufort, N. C., professing to give a list of our officers and companies in Fort Macon, a portion of which we copy:
Fort Macon is at present in charge of Col. Moses J. White, who has had command of the garrison since the end of August or beginning of September last.
Colonels Tew, Jones, and Bridges were previously in successive charge of it. Two or three weeks before the fight at Newbern, three companies — the. Guilford Grays, Orange Guards, and Goldsboro' Rifles — were withdrawn from the fort to assist in the defence of that place, and, I have reason to believe, now form part of Colonel Sloan's 27th North Carolina regiment, which, as I stated before, is on the road somewhere between Newbern and Kinston.
The term of service of these three companies expires on the 10th of the present month; but they will, of course, have to remain.
To supply their place in the garrison, two companies, commanded by Captains B