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latter attack Lieut.-Com. W. D. Whiting commanded the gunboat Ottawa. Acting Master's Mate E. Boomer commanded the Granite in the Burnside expedition against Roanoke Island, Acting Master Peter Hayes the Morse, and Acting Master's Mate G. W. Graves the Lockwood. The latter also took part in the reduction of New Berne. All these storms, arrived at Hatteras Inlet January 14, and met with great difficulty in crossing the bar, so that it was reported in Boston as lost. After landing at Roanoke Island on February 7, an advance was made early on February 8, the 25th Mass. being placed in the front, with Co. A, Capt. (afterwards general) Josiah Pickett in comnfederates during the war, including 2,677 prisoners besides 6 forts, 40 guns and 3,000 small arms. The Richmond Examiner said: The loss of an entire army at Roanoke Island is certainly the most fearful event of the war. The same regiments were engaged, with heavy losses, at New Berne (March 14). At this battle Lieut.-Col. Henry