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Doc. 78.-rebel barbarities. Executions in North-Carolina. Beaufort, North-Carolina, March 9, 1864. The unknown martyrs of this war are many. The madness of rebel leaders and the ferocity of the numerous guerrilla bands who hover about t
e drummer-boy, named Joey Neal, only fourteen years of age, a fair complexioned, blue-eyed child, an orphan, enlisted in Beaufort by the writer of these lines, out of pure compassion for his destitute state; another, a robust man, Amos Amyett, was to twenty families, comprising eighty-seven persons, forty-seven of them under the age of fourteen, are with the company in Beaufort.
Before the war these were, of their class, well-to-do people, owning a little land, a few cattle, and some household deliberately fired at one of the children, a young girl, wounding her in the neck.
Both mother and daughter are now in Beaufort.
Almost every private in the regiment has some similar experience to narrate, and their perils, in seeking not only the
Doc. 78.-rebel barbarities. Executions in North-Carolina. Beaufort, North-Carolina, March 9, 1864. The unknown martyrs of this war are many. The madness
llows can ever eradicate.
An illustration of this, recently furnished in North-Carolina, upon a scale which, in times less tragic than our own, would have caused e prosperous people of the North.
The rank and file of the Second regiment, North-Carolina Union volunteers, is composed of native North-Carolinians, every one of who the first opportunity to leave the rebel army, but because every citizen of North-Carolina, taken in arms against the Confederacy, is declared by a statute of that St killed in action, or murdered after being captured, are left to suffer.
In North-Carolina, there is no Freedmen's aid Society to foster the destitute families of the or the families, and to furnish additional bounties for recruits.
When the North-Carolina refugee and his family arrive within the Union lines, without a crust of br