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Roanoke Island in the Hands, of the enemy.
capture of all our troops except Twentx-five.
Capt. O. Jennings Wise mortally wounded.
other casualties.

[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.

Captains Coles and O. Jennings Wise, are severely wounded, and are reported killed.

Major Lawson, of Col. Henningsen's regiment, is wounded and a prisoner.

Lieut. Miller, of the Jackson Guard, is shot through the shoulder.

Gen. Wise was confined to his bed from pneumonia at Nag's Head. He and his staff are safe.

Col. Richardson is also safe. Major Fry, Capt. Wallace, Capt. Dickinson, Lieut. Carter and Lieut. Bigger are prisoners. Capt. Farish, and Burr and Levy, of the Richmond Light Infantry Blues, are safe. Frank Johnson a prisoner, unhurt.

Dr. W. O. Shepherdson, well known as ‘"Bohemian,"’ correspondent of the Dispatch, was captured.

Col. Henningsen 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.

Norfolk, 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.

Capt. Coles, of Charlottesville, is killed.

Gen. Wise 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.

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