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f transportation. It is now laid up to within about four or five miles of Kinston, and as soon as it can be completed to the river, depend upon it, our forces will cross over. There was some artillery firing yesterday afternoon, the result or nature of which I have not learned. General Sherman has been heard from at Fayetteville, North Carolina, and was all right. That is about one hundred miles from Wilmington, up the Cape Fear river, and about the same distance southwest from Goldsboro'. Saturday morning, some gentlemen arrived here from Connecticut, commissioned to take the vote of the soldiers from that State, at this point, for their State and Congressional election next month. They arrived just too late for the Connecticut regiment, which was captured on the 8th. There were not far from one thousand of them captured, the loss of which makes quite and item. Official intelligence from Sherman. The following is the only official intelligence from Sherman
rom the seat of war in that quarter. Some of it is contraband, but a good deal which is of interest. From Raleigh papers of the 15th we take some extracts relative to the Progress of the Campaign in North Carolina. Neither Kinston nor Goldsboro' had been occupied by the enemy up to Sunday night. The enemy had appeared on the south side of the river, opposite Kinston, but had not entered the town. Gentlemen who left Goldsboro' on Sunday night report all as being quiet there on that daGoldsboro' on Sunday night report all as being quiet there on that day, and no enemy known to be advancing on the place. We have seen a young man belonging to our army who left Fayetteville with the army, and he says that our forces are falling back this way, and he thinks the enemy are following. A portion of Sherman's army was thought to be moving up towards Egypt, with the intention, it was thought, of striking the North Carolina railroad between this city and Greensboro'. There was no fighting at or beyond Fayetteville except skirmishing, and our infor