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saved. The others were of little value. Com. Lynch left Cobb's Point with fifty-two officers and men, who have escaped.--But six of his men were killed and three wounded. B. Ham and J. W. Ham, privates in Capt. Jones's company, from Warren county, N. C., and connected with Col. Shaw's 8th N. C. regiment, arrived here on Wednesday night, having escaped from the enemy at Roanoke Island. They represent the fighting as desperate on both sides. Col. Shaw, they say, acted with great coolness and bravery throughout and when forced to surrender was engaged up to the last moment in spiking the guns. Colonel John V Jordan who was in command on the island, it is said displayed great bravery. Gen. Wharton Green's battalion was captured soon after arriving on the island. Adj't Wise, a nephew of Gen. Wise, was shot through the body and killed. The loss of the enemy all concur in setting down at 1,000, while our loss did not exceed 150, according to last accounts.
n their flight strewed the road with guns, equipments, and everything that they could throw away. The panic and rout were complete. When close on their heels, and near the upper part of the island, Gen. Foster was met by a flag of truce from Col. Shaw, demanding terms of capitulation. Gen. Foster replied that the surrender must be unconditional, and immediate. These terms were accepted, and about 1,500 laid down their arms. Meanwhile General Reno came up with a body of 300, under Col. Jordan, who surrendered unconditionally. Colonel Hawkins found the battery at Shallowback Bay deserted, but took several prisoners. Captain O. Jennings Wise was attempting to make his escape in a boat, when he was shot in three places, and died next morning. The forts were all occupied by our forces that night. The rebels the same evening blew up Fort Forrest. The obstructions having been removed, our fleet entered Albemarle Sound. The landing was effected under cover of th