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shot under him. It is believed generally at Bunker Hill that the force at Winchester has been greatly reduced, leaving not over three to six thousand men there. Others say that Gen. Jackson's force has been strengthened by the regiments from Leesburg. From Roanoke Island. Baltimore, March 9. --The steamer Ellen S. Terry arrived here to-night direct from Roanoke Island, bringing official dispatches from General Burnside. She has on board 125 wounded and sick soldiers from Roanoke, all of whom are doing well. The Terry also brings the bodies of Colonel De Montiel, of the D'Epinenil Zonaves, Corporal Randall Mann, and private W. E. Holloway, of the Twenty-fifth Massachusetts regiment, killed in the action at Roanoke Island. The Federal Navy. A late New York paper says: Things are as brisk as ever at the Brooklyn Navy-Yard, with a still large amount of work to be done. The two ship house are work to be done. The two ship houses are undergoing repairs,
[for the Richmond Dispatch.]more about Roanoke. Monument Hotel, Richmond March 12, 1862. The letter given below is from the N. C. Standard, explanatory of the part taken by the 31st regiment State troops in the battle of Roanoke. Many complaints have come to me stating that my remarks regarding it were wrong and calculated to do injustice to a number of brave men. As far as possible, I tried to give a fair and truthful statement of facts, and if I failed to do so, it was because I waRoanoke. Many complaints have come to me stating that my remarks regarding it were wrong and calculated to do injustice to a number of brave men. As far as possible, I tried to give a fair and truthful statement of facts, and if I failed to do so, it was because I was misled into error, and not with the deliberate intention of writing what was not true. I had no desire to impugn the courage of the 31st in saying they ran immediately to their quarters; for, after the enemy had taken the battery, what else could they have done. My only wonder was that such a panic should have seized the strangling band of soldiers I saw half running, half walking, in a very frightened manner towards the upper end of the Island, and which I was told was the 31st. Col. Fowle