From the Richmond Whig, 2/15/1862, p. 3, c. 2
ARRIVAL OF CAPT. WISE'S REMAINS. - ...Preparations were at once made for the appropriate reception of the remains, and a general disposition was evinced to unite in the manifestation of respect for the memory of the deceased. About 6 o'clock a very large number of citizens assembled at or near the Petersburg Depot. Upon the arrival of the train, the body, and also that of Captain Coles, were removed to hearses in readiness, and conveyed to the Capitol, the honorary members of the Blues, the Caskie Rangers, the Albemarle Troop, and Public Guard forming the military escort.
On the arrival of the procession at the Capitol, the body of Capt. Wise was taken to the room on the third floor, recently fitted up for the occupancy of the Confederate Senate, and was deposited there for the night, in charge of a military guard of honor. The body of Capt. Coles was then escorted by the Public Guard to the Central depot, to be conveyed, by railroad, to Albemarle county.
[remainder of article, relating public sentiment and the prisoners taken at Roanoke Island, was not transcribed]