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O. Jennings Wise (search for this): article 5
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. oolness 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.
J. W. Ham (search for this): article 5
The Appomattox escaped up toward the mouth of the canal, where the Raleigh had been previously sent to get ammunition. The Forest was on the ways for repairs, and if not burned fell into the hands of the enemy. The Appomattox, Beaufort, and Raleigh had the best machinery, and are probably 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
C. H. Jones (search for this): article 5
up toward the mouth of the canal, where the Raleigh had been previously sent to get ammunition. The Forest was on the ways for repairs, and if not burned fell into the hands of the enemy. The Appomattox, Beaufort, and Raleigh had the best machinery, and are probably 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.
aptured both. The Appomattox escaped up toward the mouth of the canal, where the Raleigh had been previously sent to get ammunition. The Forest was on the ways for repairs, and if not burned fell into the hands of the enemy. The Appomattox, Beaufort, and Raleigh had the best machinery, and are probably 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 sai
Wharton Green (search for this): article 5
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.
ght, about a persons arrived here from Edenton and Elizabeth City. They came across the country on a carriages, wagons, and in anyway they could bring them was Capt Parker connected with Comd. Lynch's fleet and many of the men of the fleet who had escaped. Early on Wednesday morning Comd. Lynch arrived. On Friday night, the Commodore finding his ammunition nearly exhausted, sent Capt. Parker with a note to the commanding officer, informing him that he was going to Elizabeth City. Capt. Parker learned from Capt. Taylor at the Pork Point Battery, that up to that time only one of our men had been killed and three wounded, and Capt. Taylor thought theyCapt. Parker learned from Capt. Taylor at the Pork Point Battery, that up to that time only one of our men had been killed and three wounded, and Capt. Taylor thought they could hold out unless they were turner in the rear. Com. Lynch on his arrival at Elizabeth City dispatched an officer and obtained ammunition enough or two vessels, and on Sunday went down to Roanoke Island, supposing that they were still fighting. When near the mouth of the Pasquatank river he learned that the island had falle
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