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The Daily Dispatch: February 5, 1864., [Electronic resource], Successes in North Carolina--defeat of the enemy at Newbern — capture of prisoners. (search)
nd of small arms, 4 ambulances, 3 wagons, animals, a quantity of clothing, camp and prison equipage, and 2 flags. Commander Wood, C. S. N., captured and destroyed the U. S. gunboat Underwriter. Our loss was 35 killed and wounded. [Signed.] G. E.Pickett. Major Gen. Commanding. We regret to learn that in the earliest part of this engagement Col. Henry N. Shaw, of the 8th North Carolina was shot through its head and killed by the enemy's pickets. He was in command at Roanoke Island when that past fell, and was a member from North Carolina in the old U. S. Congress. His tray arrived at Weldon Wednesday. The following official telegram notes another success in North Carolina. The year is decidedly opening on our side: Wilmington, Feb. 4. To General S. On the 2d instant Gen. Martin, with the 17th and and Col. Jackson's command from Kenansas the railroad at Shepherdsville, driving enemy from their works at Newport Barracks and Newport river. W.
Killed. --Col. Henry M. Shaw, of the 8th N. C. regiment, was shot through the head by the enemy's pickets at 1 o'clock Tuesday morning, in an advice towards Newbern. His body arrived at Weldom on Wednesday morning. He was in command to Roanoke Island when it fell and was formerly a member of Congress from North Carolina.