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emy, represented to be in force about fifteen thousand strong, consisting of Hope's brigade and Pickett's entire division. It being impracticable to make adequate defence, our force fell back in goot Newbern. There is no doubt that a despatch was received yesterday by the Government that General Pickett had found it necessary to fall back to Kinston, and was then performing that movement. Whatever may have been the result of the affair, we are left to conclude that General Pickett found the enemy's works at Newbern too strong to carry by assault, and has retired; his six brigades of in feet wide, with a gunboat stationed at each of its extremities. Official despatch from General Pickett. Kinston, February 5, 1864. To General S. Cooper: I made a reconnoissance within a flags. Commander Wood, confederate States Navy, captured and destroyed the United States gunboat Underwriter. Our loss thirty-five killed and wounded. G. E. Pickett, Major-General Commanding.