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Doc. 59.-battle of Tranter's Creek, N. C. Fought June 5, 1862. A correspondent of the Philadelphia Inquirer, writing from Washington, N. C.; June sixth, gives the following particulars of the battle at that place: Since the rebel citizens of
he troops out, and if possible, find and dislodge the enemy, who were reported to be in strong force near and beyond Tranter's Creek.
The gunboat Picket, Capt. Nichols, was detailed to take part in the movement, and proceeded up the Tar River, shel town through a drenching rain at nine o'clock P. M.
The following is a list of killed and wounded in the fight at Tranter's Creek:
Sergeant George L. Litchfield, Co. A, Roxbury, Mass., killed; Private Leroy Dorla rners without any incident of note occurring, and without the slightest trace of the enemy.
We were now a mile from Tranter's Creek, and as it was known that the bridge on the main or Greenville road had been destroyed, the column took another road