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, I shall of course say but little now. That they will do their duty upon the battle field, no one dares to doubt. About thirty Federal gunboats are reported in Albemarle Sound, and several steamers of large size are among the vessels at Roanoke Island. The enemy have in their service men who are fully acquainted with the location of the towns, villages, rivers, roads, and swamps. But they are carefully watched, and it is very doubtful, with all the advantages they seem to possess, that ted up the Roanoke towards Weldon, for the purpose, of course, of getting possession of the Seaboard and Roanoke Railroad. The Confederate steamer Arrow arrived this morning from Currutuck, having communicated with a steamer sent down to Roanoke Island under a flag of truce. She brought up the bodies of Captain O. J. Wise, Lieut. Wm. Selden and Capt. Coles. Capt. Wise was pierced by three balls, and Lieut. Selden was shot through the head. The Yankees who saw Captain Wise during the fierc
e island to aid the martyrs of Roanoke, but were taken prisoners. Rev. Mr. Brooks was in a sail boat that was carrying away our stores. We lost over $75,000 worth of stores. We were fortunate enough to spill our powder rather than let the Yankees have it. We saved the greater part of our provisions and stores. The prisoners. The following is a list of the officers of Col. Shaw's 8th Regiment N. C. State troops and Col. Jordan's 31st Regiment N. C. Volunteers, lately captured at Roanoke Island: Colonel, Hon. Henry M. Shaw, of Currituck; Lieut. Col. Wm. J. Price, of Wilmington; Major, George Williamson, of Caswell. company a, (from Pasquotank)--Jas. W. Hinton, Captain; Wm. Bagley, 1st Lieutenant. B, (from Currituck)--Jas. M. Whitson, Captain; Thos. J. Farris, 1st, B. F. Simmons and Enoch Baxter, 2d Lieutenants. C, (from New Hanover and Brunswick)--Henry McRoe, Captain; C. H. Barron, 1st, and Thos. W. Davis and W. L. S. Townsend, 2d Lieutenants. D, (from Gr
disgradeful and infamous as would be such a sequel of the war, it is among the possitilities, and, if the war is short, it is probable as well as possible. If peace were declared to-morrow, unless there are stringent legislative enaciments to prevent it, there are men in every Southern community who would hurry on by the next train for Northern goods, and the first through cars from the Northern cities would bring Yankee drummers, with their boots yet wet with the mad of the Potomag or Roanoke Island, and the smell of blood fresh upon their garments.--Our own infant manufacturies would be nipped in the bad; home indastry and enterpelse of every kind strangled; Yankee shoes, clothes, carringes, agricultural implements, cotton and woolen goods, school books, lying histories and fifthy weeklies be again peddled at every counter. We commend this subject most earnestly to Congress. There are difficulaties and perplexities, we are aware, in establishing a system which shall prevent these
ge numbers of whom have American flags. Not a gun was fired either going or coming. The railroad bridge at Florence was not destroyed. A quantity of papers were capturnd on the Eastport belonging to Lieut. Brown, late of the Union havy, Among them were letters from stating that submarine batteries could not be used successfully in the rapid streams of the West. One hundred and fifty hogsheans of tobacco and a quantity of other freight will be brought down from the mouth of Sandy river to-morrow. Lieut. S. L. Phelpe commanding the expediton, says in his report: "We have captured two hundred stand of arms and a quantity of clothing and stores, and have destroyed the encampment of Col. Crews, at Savannah, Penneessee. We found the Union sentiment strong along the river." Cone to Europe. Accounts of our defeat at Roanoke Island, from Southern papers, have been published in the New York dailies, and were sent to Europe by the Africa, on the 12th instant.
The Wise Legion. We append the order of Gen. Wise, in respect to recruiting men to fill up the company lately under command of Capt. Coles, at Roanoke Island. We are gratified to learn that the Blues, of this city, are acting upon the same patriotic impulse, and have already recruited some thirty or forty men to take the place of those who so bravely sustained the company's honor in the battle: Canal Bridge, Curritnok, N. C., February 13, 1862. To Copt. Thomas L. Farrish, Volunteer Aid, &c.-- Sir: You are detailed to go on to Aloemarle and else where, at your discretion, to recruit and raise men to fill up the company of the brave, lamented Capt. Coles. He fought nobly at Roanoke Island, and, though gone, I wish his flag raised in his native county by true men to rally around, and to renew his company to avenge his gallant death. Proclaim this to Albemarie, and let his memory be most honored by a rally to the flag of his company, at the head of which he so gallant