Negroes killed near Warsaw

We learn from Col. Lawrence, Commandant of the post at Goldsborough, that six negroes were killed at or near  Warsaw two  weeks ago.  ….The former owner of the  blacks left on the approach of the Union Army, the blacks remaining.   They went to work and made a crop.   The former owner returned recently and ordered them to leave.   The negroes refused;  and the proprietor of the place, getting some neighbors with arms, ordered them off again, and on their refusal to go attacked them, killing six……Raleigh Progress, Aug 16

(Liberator, Aug 18, 1865, pg 4)