e are suffering great uneasiness about the country.
The enemy is attacking Roanoke Island furiously.
General Wise is there, and will do all that can be done; but fN. and Brother J. awaiting us. They are very anxious and apprehensive about Roanoke Island.
Monday night, February 10, 1862.
Still greater uneasiness about RoanRoanoke Island.
It is so important to us — is said to be the key to Norfolk; indeed, to all Eastern North Carolina, and Southeastern Virginia.
We dread to-morrow's pape own expense, which was a real relief to my feelings.
No good news from Roanoke Island. Fort Henry has fallen; that loss is treated lightly, but the enemy have tu free access into the heart of Tennessee.
Tuesday, February 11, 1862.
Roanoke Island has fallen — no particulars heard.
February 12th, 1862.
The loss of RRoanoke Island is a terrible blow.
The loss of life not very great.
The Richmond Blues were captured, and their Captain, the gifted and brave 0.
Jennings Wise, is a