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Battle of Roanoke island. （our own correspondent.） Monument Hotel, Richmond, March 1st, 1862 Since the battle of Roanoke, Gen. Burnside has said that he did not commence the attack until fifteen thousand men had been landed, and that there were ten thousand more in the ships to land if required. Nine regiments of the land force were brought against the battery, behind which we had about four hundred men; and it was not until they had fought near five hours, and were flanked on either side, that they were forced to retire. Remaining entirely protected by the battery, and by the neighboring trees, it was seldom the volleys of the enemy took effect upon our soldiers, who only and whenever a fair mark presented itself Capt. Wise was continually talking to his men cautioning them against exposure, and directing them when it was safe to fire. It was while ordering his men to look out for a valley that he received the first shot. The remainder of his wounds were given while bei