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military bill shall be disposed of. Mr. Robertson, of Richmond, objected, and the resolation laid over under the rule. On motion of Mr. Dabney, the House took up and considered the bill authorizing the County Court of Powhatan to correct the assessment on the lands of A. S. Woolbridge's estate. The bill was passed. The following resolution of inquiry into expediency was adopted: By Mr. Anderson, of Botetourt — Of incorporating a company to manufacture salt at Big Lick, in Roanoke county. Mr. McCamant offered the following, which was adopted: Resolved, That leave be given to bring in a bill providing for the confiscation of lands of citizens of the United States, west of the Alleghanies, and transferring to loyal citizens of the Commonwealth, right to so much as they may have just title or claim to under grants from the Commonwealth. On motion of Mr. Robertson, of Richmond, the House went into secret session, on the bill to organize the Virginia for
The Daily Dispatch: February 11, 1862., [Electronic resource], A Yanner Oddicial Staterment of the killed and wounded at Mill Sprise (search)
The Roanoke fight.additional particulars.our forces — the number of the enemy.&c., &c., &c. [Special correspondence of the Dispatch.] Norfolk, Feb. 10, 1862. With inexpressible sorrow I announce the fall of Roanoke Island, after a spirited and hereis resistance by our brave troops. This occurred between 12 and 2 o'cloe must be nerved for a vigorous resistance, and Providence will assist us as heretofore in this cause of honor, and truth, and human rights. How we fought at Roanoke. The Norfolk Day Book gives the following concerning the desperate courage exhibited by our troops at Roanoke: It is said that the enemy came up in theiRoanoke: It is said that the enemy came up in their boats on the South side of the Island, and by means of their boat howitzers, effected a landing in the rear of our batteries, and that after landing about fifteen thousand on all parts of the Island, they marched up and flanked the batteries. It is also reported that, notwithstanding our small force of twenty-one hundred men aga