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Doc. 69.-attack on Newbern, N. C. General Palmer's despatch. Newbern, N. C., February 1, Newbern, N. C., February 1, 8 o'clock P. M. early this morning our outposts at Bachelor's Creek were attacked by the enemy, r
rong force of the enemy operating in front of Newbern for the last ten days, and no reenforcements Already you are aware of the attack made upon Newbern early last week, and the subsequent details o ls are concentrated about nine miles west of Newbern.
Up to the hour when the Patuxent left NewbeNewbern, no reenforcements had arrived in the department, notwithstanding that a despatch was sent to Fo our side during last week's operations before Newbern, is about one thousand five hundred prisoners session of the outer line of fortifications.
Newbern is the key to a large and productive country, at General Pickett found the enemy's works at Newbern too strong to carry by assault, and has retir ssful foraging expedition.
The defences of Newbern are certainly of the most formidable descript [8 more...]