re they procured horses and came on to Suffolk, Va.
Our informant says that Capt. Wise was living when he left the island, and he learned from Dr. Coles that he was doing well; but there is still reason to apprehend that his wounds terminated fatally.
Capt. Wallace, whom he saw after the battle was over, is unhurt, and also Major Lawson. Lieutenant Miller, he thinks, was wounded in the shoulder early in the engagement, but not dangerously.
Mr. Desmond gives a glowing description of the brave and gallant conduct of our men, who contested the field for hours, and refused to yield to vastly superior numbers until their ammunition was exhausted.
From other sources, we learn that the following Virginia companies were probably on the Island, and captured by the Federals; Craig Grays, Capt. W. G. Miller, from Craig county; and Captains Darrow's, Cole's, and Crank's, from Albemarle county. Captain Hill's company, from Scottsville, was at Nag's Head, and is consequently safe.