Capt. Newkirk

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Capt. Newkirk - OtJR Teoops must be Active.' Our people in the...
OtJR Teoops must be Active.' Our people in the Eastern counties have suffered much for the want of greater activity and courage in the commanders of our RanJgs-and RanJgs-and RanJgs-and other forces. A few of them, such men. as Capt Tucker, Major Nethercutt, Capt. New-kirk,.Capt. New-kirk,.Capt. New-kirk,.Capt. Attorns and Capt Wbitford, and perhaps; others, have shown daring, activity and efficiency,1 but from what we have heard, too many have been slack-twisted. slack-twisted. slack-twisted. Last week a Yankee gun boat steamed steamed up into New River in Onslow, and committed some depredations at Jacksonville. Capt Newkirk's cavalry attacked tbe-. tbe-. tbe-. boat and captured her crew and destroyed the boat ' . Capt J. N. Wbilford's company, which -has -has been operating efficiently in! Craven, last week captured a -Yankee -Yankee gun.boat, taking 26 yankee prisoners and 25 negroes, . The prisoners have been sent on; to Rich-. Rich-. Rich-.

Clipped from Semi-Weekly Standard02 Dec 1862, TuePage 3

Semi-Weekly Standard (Raleigh, North Carolina)02 Dec 1862, TuePage 3
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