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nd an extract from the report of an individual, signing himself "Bohemian," of the battle of Roanoke Island, as follows: "The 31st North Carolina at once ran to their quarters, Col. Jordan riding at the head of the frightened procession." The above is totally untrue. Eight companies of the 31st were on or near the battlefield--two of them, Capts. Liles and Knight, were in the redoubt where the hard fighting took place, under the command of Col. Jordan. Six of them--Capts. Betts, Manly, Picot, Jones, Mckay, and Whitty--were held as a reserve under my command, assisted by Maj. Yeates, in the rear of the redoubt. The two companies first mentioned behaved in such a manner as to extort praise from all who witnessed their gallant conduct. The six companies in reserve though under fire for four hours and a half, without being allowed to fire a gun, behaved with the utmost coolness, and showed every disposition to engage in the battle then waging. The orders received by the re