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Fitzsimmons, to make a demonstration on the Goldsboro road on that side of the river. Col. Ledlieadvanced some nine miles in the direction of Goldsboro, when, hearing the whistle of a locomotive, ain immediately returned in the direction of Goldsboro. Col. Ledlie, before leaving Kinston, destr bivouacked at night about twelve miles from Goldsboro. On Wednesday we were detached to guard thedge across the Neuse River, nine miles below Goldsboro, and at or near Hill Springs. As the cavalrd well-appointed force, and proceeded toward Goldsboro. An inconsiderable skirmish occurred at Tthinking General Foster designed to march on Goldsboro by that route, thus making the diversion comnd the expedition to Richmond, to Weldon, to Goldsboro, to Wilmington, to Charleston, and even to Twas to return to Newbern. Of the fight at Goldsboro, I know nothing — the Forty-fifth were in noridges and railroads being destroyed between Goldsboro and Wilmington by our troops. It is said th[12 more...]
Rebel official account. Report of Major-General G. W. Smith. headquarters, Goldsboro, N. C., December 29, 1862. Gen. S. Cooper, Adjutant and Inspector-General, Richmond, Va.: General: I have the honor to inclose copies of the reports of Brig.-Generals Evans, Robertson, and Clingman, giving an account of the various af He held them at bay until the sixteenth, when they advanced on the opposite side of the river, and made an attack at Whitehall bridge about eighteen miles below Goldsboro, in which they were driven back by Gen Robertson with severe loss. Small reenforcements arrived from Petersburgh and Wilmington on the fifteenth, one regimente pieces of artillery, to make a reconnaissance, for the purpose of ascertaining the position and numbers of the enemy. General Evans's brigade had then reached Goldsboro by rail, and remaining on board, only awaiting the clearing of the track and watering of the engines, to move by rail to the position already occupied by Gen. Cl
mud, yet every man bore a cheerful countenance, and seemed ready for another dash at the rebels. From some of the prisoners it was learned that Stonewall Jackson is in command at Wilmington, and Longstreet, each with their respective corps, at Goldsboro. Among the trophies captured at Trenton, were two American regimental standards, one belonging, to the Twenty-first brigade North-Carolina militia, and the other to the Eighteenth brigade. Both these regiments held themselves loyal until the es, and colors captured, and much valuable information obtained. Colonel Mix, Lieut.-Col. Lewis, (recently promoted,) the gallant soldiers Garrard and Cole — both of whose names belong to the history of the battles of Kinston, Whitehall, and Goldsboro — were on this occasion ever on the alert, and were prepared at all times for a desperate opposition to the rebels. The Government should send to this point without delay at least two additional cavalry regiments. There is a wide field for
Doc. 145.-official correspondence between Governor Stanly and General Hill. Major-General Hill to Governor Stanly. Goldsboro, N. C., March 24, 1863. His Excellency E. Stanly, Military Governor of North-Carolina: sir: A letter from you to Major-General French has been referred to me as his successor. It was with deep mortification and pain I perceived that a son of the proud and honored house of Stanly should so far forget his noble lineage as to descend to low abuse of his own peoon due to your exalted position, I subscribe myself your obedient servant, D. H. Hill., Major-General Confederate States Army. Governor Stanly to Major-General Hill. Newbern, N. C., March 27, 1863. To Major-General D. H Hill, C. S.A., Goldsboro: sir: By flag of truce last night I received a communication from you of the twenty-fourth instant, full of insolent falsehood and blackguard abuse. To those who know any thing of the peculiar traits of your character, it will be amusing
ing his men, Colonel Jones made a demonstration and show of advance on Kinston. At dusk the same evening his pickets were driven in, and he found himself attacked by the enemy in force, and with artillery. He, in obedience to orders, at once returned, followed by the enemy, and reached our outpost line without loss. Colonel Lee's brigade were put on cars in waiting, and returned to their camps. The enemy, mortified at the success of Colonel Jones, and being strongly reinforced from Goldsboro, reattacked our outpost line on the afternoon of the twenty-third. I sent out a supporting force to Colonel Jones, and the enemy were repulsed at every point, but with a great loss to us and the service, in the death of Colonel Jones, who was shot through the heart as he was leading on two companies of his regiment to dislodge the enemy from a position he had taken up. By the death of Colonel Jones, a most brave, zealous, and able officer has been lost to the service and this departmen