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[Special Dispatch to the Richmond Dispatch.]
Warlike preparations in North Carolina--
Libern! Subscriptions, &c.

Weldon, N. C., April 19.
--The passengers on the train from Wilmington, to-day, were surprised at almost every point on the road by the energetic preparations for war. At Enfield, two companies of troops were starting for Fort Macon, to garrison that point.--The North Carolinians have awoke with an energy that will be terrible to their enemies.

I hear that a company of 23 free colored men have volunteered their services in throwing up sand batteries.

John Long, a wealthy citizen, has subscribed $2,000 to procure arms for the troops, and a messenger left this afternoon for Richmond, commissioned to make the purchase.

Secession flags dot the country along the route from Wilmington, and even the negroes waved the Confederate banner at the cars as they passed.

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