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a landing. There were, before we came on the island, two North Carolina regiments--the 8th, Col. Shaw, and the 31st, Col. Jordan. They reported 1,200 men for duty, of which 400 were in the batteries. The pickets having been driven in by the enem still have had two or three rounds. This charge, however, I did not see. About 800 yards off I found Col. Shaw's and Col. Jordan's regiments; about three and a half miles off I met Major Fry, with four companies of the 49th Virginia volunteers, hahe number as 14,000. I heard that Col. Shaw, after the capture of the barricade, decided to capitulate, together with Cols. Jordan and Green and Major Fry, and their regiments and companies. I saw Lieut. Col. Anderson before leaving, and offered toender of Col. Shaw, (an officer of acknowledged bravery,) I attribute it to the fact of his having many in his own and Col. Jordan's regiment so well acquainted with the locality that they knew surrender was only a question of time, as soon as the e