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The Daily Dispatch: February 21, 1862., [Electronic resource] 2 0 Browse Search
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The disaster at Roanoke Island.a Narrative from a Participant. The following is from the pen of Major Thomas Dolan, who recently resigned a Captaincy in the 5th regiment Louisiana volunteers to join the Wise Legion as an amateur. Tom Dolan says that the fight on Roanoke Island was a very respectable one, and from his scars and experience in Nicaragua he should be a judge of such matters. We know of him, that the last time he was wounded at the battle of St. George by three shots at one time, (two of which were supposed to be mortal, and five having stricken his horse,) he remarked pleasantly to his commander, "General, I suppose I am what they call killed, but you will be my witness that I was not scared." Great Bridge,Feb. 16, 1862. Those posted in military affairs, (who are not a large class,) whether West Pointers or others, know that the defences of Roanoke island were wholly inadequate. Nothing but strong batteries and heavy obstructions at the marshes, (where t