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The Roanoke fight,additional particulars.description of the fight.bravery of General Anderson.&c., &c., &c. [Special Correspondence of the Dispatch.] Norfolk, February 12, 1862. We glean 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 about half-past 8 o'clock, which was kept up until dark. Amer Forest, attached to Commodore Lynch's fleet, and which was undergoing repairs at Elizabeth City, we are glad to say, was not left to the enemy, as at first reported, but was burned by the citizens before they left the town. Our force at Roanoke. The North Carolina Standard says: Col. Shaw's regiment of North Carolina troops, pretty well equipped, we believe, has been stationed on the Island for some time. At the time of the battle it had about 600 or 700 effective men. After
n news.the Roanoke affair.news from Missouri&c, &c., &c. We are in possession of the New York Herald, of the 10th inst., and the Philadelphia Inquirer of the same date, and from them we make up the following interesting news summary: The Roanoke 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 inst. The account comes through Norfolk and Fortrees Monroe, and is from the rehe Union expedition, numbering seventeen, are most powerfully armed. Among other weapons we might mention a dozen 9-inch guns, two 100-pounder rifled guns, three or four 80 pounders, and a number of 8-inch shell and 31- pounders. Sketch of Roanoke and its Defences. The last private advices we have from the expedition were up to the 5th inst. On that day the gunboat fleet and troop transports left Hatteras for Roanoke Island. Our correspondent writes: Commodore Golsborough feare