of Roanoke Island, as follows:
"The 31st North Carolina at once ran to their quarters, Col. Jordan riding at the head of the frightened procession."
The above is totally untrue.
Eight ciles and Knight, were in the redoubt where the hard fighting took place, under the command of Col. Jordan. Six of them--Capts. Betts, Manly, Picot, Jones, Mckay, and Whitty--were held as a reserve un, to stand fast until sent for. The Adjutant of the regiment, Lieut Holden, was dispatched to Col. Jordan, to inform him of our readiness to engage in the fight, and, under orders, remained near Colowo or three soldiers near me.
"Who is that officer on horseback?"
"Colonel Jordan," they said.
Upon that I took it for granted the officer was leading out his men, and hesist in getting it to camp, but all refused, and passed hastily on. Going into camp, I found Col. Jordan before his quarters, and immediately told him of the ammunition thrown away, desiring that he
Capt Cunningham--Killed: Private F S McKinney.
Wounded: Private G W Osborne, in arm, Missing: Private A P Bland.
Company I, Capt Leavel.--Wounded: Private W J Sim us, mortally.
Company K, Capt Latham.--Killed: Private T Garey.
Wounded: Sergt W L Reman, severely in breast; Privates A W Allen, in side; G T Hamilton, thigh; T G Taylor, in leg, J H Horton, hand; Wm Atkins, slight; Wm Sutton, both hips.
Company L. Capt Story.--Wounded: Private John A McAlister, shoulder; Sergt E Jordan, slightly in face and nose.
Missing: J P Dial.
Colonel Stone had his horse killed, but was not injured himself.
Samuel S Owen,
Adjutant 2d Mississippi Volunteers.
Casualties of the 26th Georgia Regiment.
Two companies of the regiment (companies Hand 1) were on detached service for the purpose of supporting a section of Hardaway's battery, which was not brought into action.
Company A--Killed: Lieut J A J Peacock, Co