d captured three Yankees who had been out on a standing expedition, and had a plane in a wagon carrying into town.
The mules became frightened and carried the wagon and driver with the piano into town, but the three men on foot were taken and carried to Kinston.
Francis Dibbie was taken by our pickets ten miles from Newbern, on his way to Huston, and confined in Juliet Goldsboro', and will be tried as a spy. Letters found in his trunk induced the authorities to arrest his brother, Hurlow Dibble, at Kinston, and their agent at Goldsboro', Mr. A. Day--What the charges against the two latter are, we did not learn.
We have heard much of the fleeing citizens of Alexandria, Hampton, and other places, but have never witnessed anything like it until now. Our intimate acquaintance in Newbern and the surrounding country has given us an opportunity of knowing much of the troubles of those who have left their homes to escape the tyranny of the Yankees.
Later--Since the above was