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with 9,913 officers and men. Gen. S. D. French, in charge of the department of North Carolina, had his forces stationed as follows: General Pettigrew's brigade at Magnolia; Gen. N. G. Evans' South Carolina brigade at Kinston; General Daniel's brigade, General Davis' brigade, Maj. J. C. Haskell's four batteries, Colonel Bradford's four artillery companies, and Capt. J. B. Starr's light battery at Goldsboro; the Forty-second regiment, Col. George C. Gibbs, and Captain Dabney's heavy battery at Weldon; the Seventeenth regiment, Col. W. F. Martin, at Hamilton; Gen. B. H. Robertson and three regiments of cavalry at Kinston; Thomas' legion in the mountains. The field returns for January show that the forces scattered over the State aggregated 31,442 men. Rebellion Records, XVIII, 865. This large number of soldiers was collected in the State because it was thought another strong expedition was about to descend upon Wilmington, or some point on the coast. Upon the opening of the spring c
j. J. H. McNeill the Fifth. Dearing's independent brigade included the Fourth under Colonel Ferebee, and the Sixteenth battalion under Lieut.-Col. J. T. Kennedy. The brigade of Barringer was engaged at Fisher's, White Oak swamp and White's tavern. At White Oak swamp, after General Chambliss was killed, Gen. W. H. F. Lee formed a new line with the First and Second regiments and made good his battle. On the 21st of August, all four of Barringer's regiments were engaged with Mahone on the Weldon road. After a preliminary success, the cavalry was forced to follow the retirement of the infantry. At Reams' Station, Gen. W. H. F. Lee was about sick and General Barringer commanded his division, Col. W. H. Cheek commanding Barringer's brigade. The whole command was actively engaged, and materially aided in the victory gained. At McDowell Junction, on the 27th of September, at Jones' farm, Gravelly run and Hargrove's house, the brigade was engaged with varying success, but with conti
nd he was assigned by the war department to the responsible command of the Second military district of South Carolina, in which capacity he had the duties of a major-general, in charge of the forces at Goldsboro, Kinston, Wilmington, Plymouth and Weldon, and was particularly intrusted with the protection of the Weldon railroad. Later he Was called to confront Sherman's advance in the vicinity of Savannah and Augusta, Ga., and then being recalled to North Carolina by Bragg, he commanded in the fpoints in North Carolina, and being promoted brigadier-general took command of the brigade formerly led by Robert Ransom. He held the Suffolk line during the Gettysburg campaign, and in the latter part of July defeated the enemy's advance toward Weldon. He continued to serve in North Carolina during 1863, participated in the capture of Plymouth, defeated the enemy at Suffolk March 9, 1864, and then fought with Beauregard before Petersburg, with Longstreet on the north side of the James, and i