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Doc. 95.-battle of Newbern, N. C., fought March 14, 1862. General Burnside's report. headquarters Department of North-Carolina, Newbern, March 16, 1862. General L. Thomas, Adjutant-General United States Army: General: I have the honor to report that, after embarking the troops with which I intended to attack Newbern, in conjunction with the naval force, on the morning of the eleventh, a rendezvous was made at Hatteras Inlet. Flag-Officer Goldsborough having been ordered to Hampton
e to the vessels.
All the officers and men acquitted themselves nobly, and it is only to be regretted that they had not a foe better worthy of their steel to contend against.
--N. Y. Herald, March 19.
From various North-Carolina papers we take the following particulars of the battle:
The enemy's gunboats first appeared in sight on Wednesday afternoon, at a point known as Slocum's Creek, and commenced shelling the woods in every direction.
A company of cavalry, Ca