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The Yankee raiders in North

--The Yankee raiders got home safely. A large force of Yankees, estimated at five thousand, came out as far as Trenton to secure or cover their retreat. Gen. Martin sent a force to intercept them at Free Bridge, where he found the Yankees posted in force. We drove in the Yankee pickets, but finding the raiders coming up in the rear, fell back after an animated artillery skirmish. Our men behaved gallantly. No reported on our side. Free Bridge is over the Trent river, ten miles southwest of Treston, and twelve southeast of Kinston.

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