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o any one who will study the position of the island and the surrounding waters, that so soon as the Federal ships passed Roanoke it was literally in the hands of the enemy, and that the more men there were upon the island, the sooner must it have ca Captain O. J. Wise, were embarked on barges for the island. The fight had begun before the troops reached the point of Roanoke, and as the upper portion was rounded, the whole scene burst upon the eye. Ah! what a beautiful sight it was I Below, stween the Department and Gen. Wise, and the public can then decide where the responsibility should properly rest. The Roanoke reverses. To the Editor of the Richmond Examiner: The independent conduct of your journal emboldens me to venturstatement as to his surrendering be true, is he to be retained upon the rolls of the Southern army as an officer? The Roanoke affair is perfectly incomprehensible. The newspapers are filled with extravagant laudations of our valor — the annals o