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Arrived. --Five or six members of the Richmond Blues arrived in the city last evening, from Nag's Head, where they were sick at the time of the engagement at Roanoke Island. They report that Frank Johnston, Thomas Lyon and Manson Mountjoy were wounded, but not dangerously.
Military meeting. --It will be seen by advertisement in to-day's paper, that the honorary members of the Light Infantry Blues propose to hold a meeting at Bosher's Hall, at half-past 4 o'clock to- morrow evening, for the purpose of devising "the best means of aiding the members of the old corps who have been wounded or taken prisoners by the enemy at the late engagement at Roanoke Island."
lean the following addtional particulars from a member of the Ben McCulloch Rangers, who participated in the fight at Roanoke Island. He states that, on Friday, about eighty ships have in sight, about fifty opening a heavy cannonade on the Island aby few, as far as known, of the Richmond Blues were killed, most of them having been taken prisoners. The enemy at Roanoke Island has captured three of our gunboats, among them the Fanny. When our informant left the Stars and Stripes were waving ciously as possible. Luna. Another account. Norfolk, Feb. 12. The excitement occasioned by the defeat at Roanoke Island has measurably subsided. An opinion seems to prevail that there has been inefficiency, a lack of skill, or criminal corroborate the statement. Treachery the cause of the disaster. We learn that a man named Doe, who lived on Roanoke Island, and who knew of a landing place on the march that others were ignorant of, deserted, went over to the enemy and pilo
affair. Intelligence has reached us of the commencement of an attack on Roanoke Island, by Commodore Goldsborough, of the navy, on the morning of Friday, the 7th that fighting was going on when the courier left. Now, as the attack upon Roanoke island was to have been made by the Union gunboats, and a portion of our troops we inst. On that day the gunboat fleet and troop transports left Hatteras for Roanoke Island. Our correspondent writes: Commodore Golsborough feared that the dele supply of coal. We rather opine, if a blow has been struck at all on Roanoke Island, the result will be in favor of the Union arms, as their numerical strength of a superior character to those of the rebels. The objects of taking Roanoke Island by the Union forces is to take the initiative towards seizing other points ed five forts to defend it at important points. The rebel Garrison on Roanoke Island. General officers. Major-General Hill, commanding. Brigadier-General
was at the bridge, much improved in health and in good spirits, busily making preparations to prevent an advance of the enemy in that direction. Mr. Tichenor had an interview with Sergeant Metzler, of the McCulloch Rangers, who escaped from Roanoke Island with two or three companies, after the fight, in a battean. He says that Capt. Wise is certainly killed, and is the only one killed of his company, (the Richmond Blues;) that eight or ten of the men were wounded, but not seriously, and all taining information that he was alive, though wounded in five places. Our Norfolk correspondents give additional particulars, and the telegraph assures us that Com. Lynch is safe. The shock consequent upon the first news of the affair at Roanoke Island has been succeeded by a determination to resist the onward march of the invader. The defeat is relieved of much of its painful and mortifying character by a knowledge of the facts, and so far from depressing the spirits of our people, it wil
eth City was attacked on Monday forenoon by eleven Federal gunboats. Flag-Officer Lynch defended the city to the last. Three of the steamers under his command reached the Dismal Swamp Canal, and are safe. One of our steamers was burnt by order; of Com. Lynch, and two were captured by the Federals. During the engagement one of the enemy's gunboats was burnt. Com. Lynch, his officers and men, have reached Norfolk, and are safe. [Second Dispatch.] Norfolk, Feb. 12. --(Received at 10½ o'clock P. M.)--There is nothing of importance to communicate further than you have received. The steamers Carolina and Raleigh arrived this afternoon with the sick from Roanoke Island, and among those on board is Midshipman Camm, who lost an arm during the fight. Several steamers and transports left Hampton Roads yesterday and to-day with troops and munitions, and it is believed they are destined for the Burnside fleet. There was no flag of truce to Fortress Monroe to-day.
pletion within less time than a year a scarcely possible. It may be, and most probably will be that a year heace the necessity which has given the enterprise being may have passed away. We want a road --not a year hence. The disaster at Roanoke Island, it is admitted, has put a new phase upon the face of affairs. The bridge at Weldon is not now inaccessible to a bold foray of the enemy. Its destruction would be no small calamity to the Southern people. The direct railroad connects betwend of such import in this present national crisis, that we dare impute to the photic authorities, State and Confederate, after blindness and weakness not to see them and be controlled by them. When the enemy already, by their bold assault at Roanoke Island, and by their still bolder advances up the Tennessee river, have notified us in the most unmistakable language that they mean, if possible, to break up and destroy utterly all the railroad cannexions between the different sections of the Conf