The Yankee Governor, Edward Stanley
, visited Elenton and its vicinity a few days since.
With reference to the coming election in that State, he said he would allow no man to be elected to office who was not a Union man, and in case of the election of a rebel would arrest him if possible.
The people have nominated M. L. Earl
for the Senate and Lemuel C. Berbury
for the House
— both of them being Confederate soldiers now in the army.
He arrested Jos. G. Godfrey
at Pine Hill
, and sent him off to Fort Lafayette.
Nearly all the gunboats in Albemarle Sound
have gone to James River
are running off negroes from all parts of the coast.
About 600 have been taken, who fled from Currituck
and Camden counties
to their Yankee protectors at Suffolk
Thomas A. Jordan
, James Freeman
, James Wiggins
, William Beeman
, and five or six other prominent citizens of Gates county
, have been arrested and carried to Suffolk
A body of 2,000 Yankees who had advanced to Pollocksville
fell back on Monday to Newbern
Before they fell back they surprised and captured thirty-three of Andrews
's cavalry and two of Turner
's. Captain Northeutt
's guerrillas ambuscaded the Yankees
, killing three and capturing two. Two ladies, the Misses Scott
, last week tied an impudent negro on his way to Burnside
, and handed him over to Gen. Williams
, who had him hanged last Saturday.