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oncealing their own, the Yankees, as usual, claim a "brilliant success." From North Carolina. General Schofield reports to General Grant, under date of Goldsboro', March 21, the occupation of that place with but slight opposition. He states. that General Terry's column, from Wilmington, would probably reach Goldsboro' tGoldsboro' that night. The dispatch adds: Sherman's left was engaged with the enemy near Bentonsville on Sunday.--The artillery firing was quite rapid during the day, and for a short time on Monday morning. Sherman's right, the Seventeenth corps, was near Mount Olive on Sunday night. There has been some artillery firing to-daquite an engagement ensued. The enemy, being overpowered and flanked, retreated in confusion towards Raleigh, while Sherman entered Smithfield, half way between Goldsboro' and Raleigh. Generals Sherman, Schofield and Terry are in hourly communication with each other, and are pressing the enemy closely. The prisoners tak
is in command of the James River fleet. General Grant's headquarters are at Dr. Eppes's house, at City Point. Movements of the enemy in East Tennessee. The advance of Thomas's army — namely, the Fourth army corps, under Langley, are reported to have been at Carter's, twenty miles from Bristol, on Sunday evening. A subsequent report that they were falling back is not believed. From North Carolina. We have nothing very recent from North Carolina through Confederate sources. The Yankees slur over Sherman's defeat at Bentonsville, on the 19th, with bare mention that there was some cannonading, but claim to have driven us towards Raleigh subsequently. The truth of this matter can be easily told: General Johnston attacked and checked a wing of Sherman's army at Bentonsville. During that (Sunday) night the enemy threw up heavy entrenchments. Monday night they abandoned their works and fell back towards Goldsboro'. General Johnston then withdrew towards Raleigh.
The Situation in North Carolina. The North Carolina papers bring us very little news concerning military operations in that State. The Raleigh Progress of Monday says: "Sherman is reported to be somewhere in the vicinity of Goldsboro', with the intention, no doubt, to try to make his way to Virginia via Weldon. Of the movements of our army, it is not proper for us to speak, but it will be in the right place at the right time. "We are impressed with the belief that Sherman intended, when he left Fayetteville, to pay Raleigh a visit, but General Johnston persuaded him that the journey would be unwholesome to himself and his troops; and he was thoroughly convinced of the fact at an interview near Bentonsville, and changed his course in accordance with the impressive advice of General Johnston. "We learn that since General Johnston's restoration to the command, thousands of the soldiers of the Army of Tennessee, long 'absent without leave,' have returned to their ol