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another day's fight, Commodore Lynch was forced to leave the field. He sent a boat on shore to communicate the fact to Col. Shaw, but received no reply. As dark as the night was, the boats made their way up the channel towards Elizabeth City whereues of day appeared in the East our little force was drawn up in battle array.--The command of the island devolved upon Col. Shaw. The second in command was Lieut. Col. Frank Anderson, of the 59th Va., The force consisted of the 8th N. C., Colonel Colonel Shaw; the 31st N. C., Col. Jordan; the 59th Va., Col. Anderson, and two companies of the 17th N. C., (the remnant of the regiment captured at Hatteras,) under Major Hill. These all amounted to thirteen hundred and sixty men. After establishing the pthe Federal ranks.--Col. Anderson was busily running back wards and forwards in giving orders and directing the fight. Col. Shaw was also under fire and displayed personal courage and coolness.--The only charge that can be made against him is that