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ents immediately from Nag's Head. As soon as possible the 59th Virginia regiment, under Col. Frank Anderson, with two companies of the 46th Virginia, under Captain O. J. Wise, were embarked on barges for the island. The fight had begun before the troops reached the point of Roanoke, and as the upper portion was rounded the whole Col. Anderson ordered the barges grounded, and then proceeded to land the men as rapidly as possible. The disembarkation was conducted by Col. Anderson and Capt. O. J. Wise, in an orderly manner, and in less than two hours the men were formed in column, on the beach, and were prepared to march down the island to the point he list of killed and wounded on our side to-day, although it properly belongs to the succeeding letter. The casualties were as follows: Killed. Capt. O. Jennings Wise, 46th Va.; shot in several places. Capt. Coles, Company I, 46th Va.; shot in breast. Lieut. William B. Selden, C. S. A.; shot in head. Lieut. Nei
n taken possession of by our forces. Last moments of Capt. Wise. A letter from Roanoke Island, published in the New f a conversation which a Federal officer held with Capt. O. Jennings Wise in his dying moments: While referring to the our injuries are not fatal, and that you will recover" Wise shook his head with an expression that showed his belief that his days were numbered. "I hope, Captain Wise," said Major Kimball continuing, "that the time will come when we shall be re-united under that flag — the Union colors." Wise shook his head again, and in a firm, bold tone ejaculated, "Ne to the condition of a conquered province." "Well, captain Wise," responded Major Kimball, "you cannot be ignorant that accordance with the principles of civilized nations." Wise replied he was glad it had so far, and also hoped it would ered the wounded man any assistance in his power, for which Wise returned his thanks very warmly. The surgeons in attendanc