The very latest.
Roanoke Island in the Hands, of the enemy.
capture of all our troops except Twentx-five.
Capt. O. Jennings Wise mortally wounded.
[special Dispatch to the Richmond Dispatch.]
Norfolk, Va., Feb. 9.
--The Wise Legion with few exceptions, and the balance of the 4th Brigade of this department, were captured on Roanoke Island
yesterday by an overwhelming force after two days hard fighting.
and O. Jennings Wise
, are severely wounded, and are reported killed.
, of Col. Henningsen
's regiment, is wounded and a prisoner.
, of the Jackson Guard, is shot through the shoulder.
was confined to his bed from pneumonia at Nag's Head
He and his staff are safe.
is also safe.
, Capt. Wallace
, Capt. Dickinson
, Lieut. Carter
and Lieut. Bigger
, and Burr
, of the Richmond
Light Infantry Blues, are safe.
a prisoner, unhurt.
Dr. W. O. Shepherdson
, well known as ‘"Bohemian,"’ correspondent of the Dispatch,
and his artillery are safe at Elizabeth City
All our guns in the batteries were spiked before surrendering to the Yankees
Our loss in killed is slight; that of the enemy is very heavy. J. H. Prance.
, Feb. 9--P. M.--A steamer arrived to-night with intelligence that the Federal
captured Roanoke Island
yesterday afternoon at 4 o'clock. A Federal force of 15,000 landed against less than 3,000.
All our troops, except twenty-five, are prisoners.
Many of our officers are wounded.
Among whom is Capt. O. Jenningar Wise
, of Richmond
, who, it is seriously feared, is mortally wounded.
, of Charlottesville
, is killed.
was not captured.
It is reported that ‘"Bohemian,"’ the special correspondent of the Richmond Dispatch
, is a prisoner.
Only meagle particulars have been obtained; but it is certain that the island has been captured.