The latter detached a regiment to the Neuse road to guard against any attempt by the enemy to cross the creek beyond our right.
I live one mile from a little village on the east bank of the Neuse.
De nex' Sunday we wus married in de Baptist church at Neuse.
They say the Federals are retreating on Newbern; yet we know they made 500 of our men prisoners after they crossed the Neuse.
We crossed the Neuse, a rather wide river, in a narrow and clumsy ferry-boat.
At this time there was heard heavy firing at the Whitehall bridge over the Neuse river.
Slocum crossed at Smithfield and took the roads up the right bank of the Neuse.
It will again be seen that the enemy was deceived in regard to a crossing of the Neuse.
The eastern bank of the Neuse, for some miles above and below the town, is covered with an impenetrable swamp.
Next day we proceeded about twenty-five miles to Kinston, on the Neuse river, about thirty-five miles west from Newbern.