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Capt. O. J. Wise. The painful suspense of our community for some days as to the fate of this gallant young officer, was yesterday terminated by the sad intelligence of his death. The worthy leader of that band of heroes and of martyrs, the "Richmond Blues," has perished from the wounds he received while bravely defending his country, and all that is mortal of a valiant and immortal soldier will soon be consigned to its native dust. We have never met with a more chivalric and noble gentleman, and he was as modest and unassuming as he was fearless in spirit and brilliant in intellect. As editor of the Richmond Enquirer, he conducted that ancient and able journal with a vigor and dignity worthy its palmiest days. He made it at once a powerful and courteous vindicator of its political principles. and increased its time-honored reputation and influence. He was a gentleman of varied accomplishments, a fine scholar, an elegant linguist, and a chaste and pungent writer. In all man
e received at the depot with the respect due the memory of heroes who fall in a glorious sense. We have received from Lieut. R. S. Sanxay, of the Hines, who accompanied the remains of the officers to this city, a list of the killed and wounded in the Richmond and two or three other companies, received by the flag of Our entire loss in killed was eight and in wounded thirty. This is the statement of Dr. Cole, and it may be relied upon as correct. Richmond Blues. Killed--Capt. O. Jennings Wise, private Wm. H Bennett. Wounded--Lieut. Fred. Carter, (shoulder,) Sergeant Geo. W. Jarvis, (side,) privates Wm. Reskell, Frank Johnston, H. Adler, and Francis Gamble--such wounded in leg, not dangerously. Capt. Coles's Company. Killed--Capt. Robt. Coles. Wounded--Private Thomas, (neck,) private Bahup, (shoulder,) and three others, names for ascertained. M' Culloce Rangers. Killed--Private Dotson. Wounded--Private Daly. (body,) Collur, (arm.) Ca
Funeral of Captain O. Jennings Wise. The funeral of the late Captain O. Jennings Wise will take place from St. James Church, on Sunday morning, at 11 o'clock. The order of procession military escort. Squadron of Cavalry, Capt. Caskie. Public Guard, Lieut. Gay. Officers and Privates of the Wise Legion in Richmond. Old Members and present Members of Company "F." Honorary and Contributing Members of R. L I. Blues. Detachment of the R. L. I. Blues, under Lieut. Sanxay. Masonic Fraternity. Body. Family and friends of the deceased. Employees of the Richmond "Inquirer" office. Citizens. The military escort and public bodies of the procession will assemble at half-past 10 o'clock A. M., on Sunday, on the Capitol Square. Chas. Dimmock, Chief Marshal.
From Norfolk. arrival of the remains of Captains Wise and Coles and Lieutenant Selden--General Wise. Norfolk, Feb. 14. --The bodies of Captain O. Jennings Wise, Lieutenant William Seldon, and Captain Coles, were conveyed to this city this morning from Currituck, from whence the flag-of-truce boat went to Roanokeenant William Seldon, and Captain Coles, were conveyed to this city this morning from Currituck, from whence the flag-of-truce boat went to Roanoke Island. Captain Wise had three wounds in his body, Lieutenant Seldon had a ball shot through his head. When General Wise saw the body of his son at he was deeply affected. enant William Seldon, and Captain Coles, were conveyed to this city this morning from Currituck, from whence the flag-of-truce boat went to Roanoke Island. Captain Wise had three wounds in his body, Lieutenant Seldon had a ball shot through his head. When General Wise saw the body of his son at he was deeply affected.