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up toward the mouth of the canal, where the Raleigh had been previously sent to get ammunition. The Forest was on the ways for repairs, and if not burned fell into the hands of the enemy. The Appomattox, Beaufort, and Raleigh had the best machinery, and are probably saved. The others were of little value. Com. Lynch left Cobb's Point with fifty-two officers and men, who have escaped.--But six of his men were killed and three wounded. B. Ham and J. W. Ham, privates in Capt. Jones's company, from Warren county, N. C., and connected with Col. Shaw's 8th N. C. regiment, arrived here on Wednesday night, having escaped from the enemy at Roanoke Island. They represent the fighting as desperate on both sides. Col. Shaw, they say, acted with great coolness and bravery throughout and when forced to surrender was engaged up to the last moment in spiking the guns. Colonel John V Jordan who was in command on the island, it is said displayed great bravery. Gen.
Services accepted. --Captain C. H. Jones's company of infantry from Appomattox county, has been attempted by Gen. Winder. The company will be notified in Wisconsin.
er of the day for future days. Bill passed. The following bill was taken up and passed: House bill releasing the securities of Thos. K. Davis, late sheriff of Prince William county, from the payment of money. Extra Compensation. On motion of Mr. Wiley, the vote ordering to its engrossment the bill compensating Joseph J. White for the responsibility of signing, clipping, and disbursing treasury notes, was reconsidered. Mr. Newton moved an indefinite postponement of the bill. Agreed to — ayes 16, noes 10. Rangers. A message was received from the House of Delegates, by Mr. Jones, of Gloucester, announcing the passage of a bill to authorize the organization of ten companies of rangers. Bill presented. Mr. Christian, of Augusta, by leave, presented a bill authorizing the civil authorities of the Commonwealth to render aid in arresting deserters from military service. Referred to the Committee on Military Affairs. The Senate adjourned.