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The Roanoke defeat.

Rev. Mr. Brooks, Chaplain of a Georgia Regiment, at Roanoke, made his escape in a sail boat that conveyed away our stores. He says Elizabeth City was fired by our men on the approach of the Yankees, but not all burnt. The Yankees wounded are carried there. Col. Green, with his North Carolina and Georgia soldiers, arrived on the island to aid the martyrs of Roanoke, but were taken prisoners. Rev. Mr. Brooks was in a sail boat that was carrying away our stores. We lost over $75,000 worth of stores. We were fortunate enough to spill our powder rather than let the Yankees have it. We saved the greater part of our provisions and stores.

The prisoners.

The following is a list of the officers of Col. Shaw's 8th Regiment N. C. State troops and Col. Jordan's 31st Regiment N. C. Volunteers, lately captured at Roanoke Island:

Colonel, Hon. Henry M. Shaw, of Currituck; Lieut. Col. Wm. J. Price, of Wilmington; Major, George Williamson, of Caswell.

  1. company a, (from Pasquotank)--Jas. W. Hinton, Captain; Wm. Bagley, 1st Lieutenant.
  2. B, (from Currituck)--Jas. M. Whitson, Captain; Thos. J. Farris, 1st, B. F. Simmons and Enoch Baxter, 2d Lieutenants.
  3. C, (from New Hanover and Brunswick)--Henry McRoe, Captain; C. H. Barron, 1st, and Thos. W. Davis and W. L. S. Townsend, 2d Lieutenants.
  4. D, (from Granville) A. J. Rogers, Captain; A. H. Gregory, 1st, and Robt. B. Gilliam, Jr., and J. C. Cooper, 2d Lieutenants.
  5. E, (from Cumberland)--John R. Murchison, Captain; K. M. Murchison, 1st, and Neil G. Monroe, and--, 2d Lieutenants.
  6. F, (from Warren and Franklin)--C. J. Jones, Captain; Wm. M. Walker, 1st, A. Alston and L. Henderson, 2d Lieutenants.
  7. G, (from Pitt)--Ed. C. Yellowley, Captain; Amos J. Hines, 1st, and Chas. D. Rountree and W. N. Peebles, 2d Lieutenants.
  8. H, (from Cabarrus)--Rufus A. Barrier, Capt.; Jacob fire 1st, and Jonas cook and H. C. McCallister 2d Lieuts.
  9. I, (from Edgecombs)--Gaston D. Cobb, Capt.; Jullus A. Wright, 1st, S. M. Butler, 2d Lieut.
  10. K, (from Rowan)--P. A. Kennerly, Capt.; A. Gregory 1st, and John J. Bell and Wm. Wilhelm 2d Lieuts.
’ the 31st Regiment was constituted as follows:

John V. Jordan, of Newbern, Colonel; Daniel G. Fowle, of Raleigh, Lieut.-Colonel; Jesse J. Yeates, of Hertford, Major.

  1. Company A, (of Robeson)--Condary Godwin Capt.; Wm. H. Hartman, 1st Lieut.; Redbon Steagall, Moore T. Sealy, 2d Lieuts.
  2. B, (of--)--Charles W. Knight, Capt.; Si J. Latham, 1st Lieut.; Stephen W. Morrist, Samuel H. Hyman, 2d Lieuts.
  3. C, (of Anson)--Edward R. Liles, Captain; Wm. W. Parker, First Lieutenant; Charles B. Lindsay, Stephen Crump, Second Lieutenants.
  4. D, (of Wake)--Andrew Betts, Captain; entin Utley, First Lieutenant; Thomas S. Wray, Anderson Betts, Second Lieutenants.
  5. E, (of Wake)--Langdon C. Manly, Captain; Henry B. Jordan, First Lieutenant; Ruffin L. Bryant, Joseph W. Holden, Adjutant, Lieutenants.
  6. F, (of--)--Jesse Miller, Captain; John H. ughes, First Lieutenant; Samuel P. Colonel Second Lieutenant.
  7. G, (of Hertford)--Julian Picot, Captain; ac Pipkin, First Lieutenant; John A. Slaughter, Simon B. Poole, Second Lieutenants.
  8. H, (of Wake)--Willie D. Jones, Captain; ablus H. Perry, First Lieutenant; Walter ebnam, William Pul'ey, Second Lieutenants.
  9. I, (of Harnett)--John A. D. McCay, Captain; Cornellus H. Cofield, First Lieutenant; Wm. A. Prince, Wm. Pearson, Second Lieutenants.
  10. J, (of --)--Joseph Whitty, Captain; Edw. J. Bowen, First Lieutenant; Thomas H. G kins, Second Lieutenant.
[The companies that we are unable to locate on from Oraven, Johnston, and Orange.]

Of the killed and wounded we have as yet not list. We have heard that Lieut. Steagall, of Capt. Godwin's Robeson company, was one of the few who escaped; that he was told by his Commander that the surrender must be made, and to escape if he could. Also, we learn that Lieut.-Col. Fowle has sent a dispatch to his wife in Raleigh that he was a prisoner, uninjured, on his way to Fort Warren.

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