s reported to have reached Salisbury.
Newbern, March 7, via Philadelphia, March 12. --Major General Schofield has arrived here, having left Wilmington on Monday last.
We have no news from Sherman, and the enemy's papers appear to be equally ignorant.
The roads are had which no doubt delays his progress.
A letter has been received here from a young man who has been in the Salisbury prison for two years, stating that he was liberated by the Union forces.
The enemy are in considerable force at Kinston; Lee's corps, from Hoods army, is reported there.
Yesterday the enemy captured some of our skirmishers near Kinston.
Major Osborn, of the 15th Connecticut regiment is reported wounded and a prisoner.
Our captures will offset the enemies thus far. Gen. Bragg is in command at Kinston.
Major General J. D. Cox is in command of our forces, who are confident of success when a general movement is ordered.
The weather is very warm with occasional showers of rain.