Newspaper of The New York Herald, November 21, 1847, Page 1

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated November 21, 1847 Page 1
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Til Vol. XIII. No. 3H?_YVtiol? *0. 4916. THE NEW YORK HERALD ESTABLISHMENT, llurtti-w?tt cumtr of Fulton and Nmmmm ftaj ** JAMES GORDON BENNETT, PROPRIETOR OIllCVLATION-rORTV TIIODIAHD. DAILY HKRALl)?Erery day, Price 2 centi per copy? $7 per nnnum?paynble in advance. WEEKLY HERALD?Erery Siturday?Price (3i enli per copy?11 12 W cents per annum?payable in adrauce. IlERAt.D FOR EUROPE?Erery Steam Packet <UyPrir?fi>* cents iter copy?$5 per annum, including poatage. or f3 3i exclusive ol postage, payable in advance. Bub.cnptliiui and advertisement* will be received by Mew. Oalig uani, It rue Virienne. Paris; P. L. Siinondi, II Cornbill, and John Miller, the bookseller, London. ANNUAL PICTORIAL HERALD?PubUahed on the 1st of January of each year?single copy siipence. ADVERTISEMENTS, at the usual pricee?-always cash ? advance Advertisements should be written in a plain, legible manner. The proprietor w^ll not be responsible for error* thai i'KINTING of all kinds executed beautifully and with dMMMfca All letters or communications br mail, addressed to thi M-opnetit of tli* establishinaat, man bo pool paid, ortho pool 174 will W? <t?ilirti4 fmm lh? nKwrintini iumtTr**nitt*J jmaik. MORNING LINE AT 7 O'CLOCK, r^tiLg^MFOK ALBANY AND TROY, India* at ';"HQnMBH*Caldwelli. Westpoiut, NewburR, Hampton, Milton, lounhkeensie, Hyde Park, Kingston, Upper Rodhook, llnrrvinTvu, Bristol, Catskill, Hudsou, Coxsackie, Kindeitioes ?j,'l Baltimore. Lauding at Hammond it reel. Leaves New York, Tuesday, Thursday aud Saturday, at 0 i:li'ck, A. M. B.eakf'a?t aud Dinner on board the boat. The low pressure Stemuboat NIAGARA, Capt. H. L. Kelwill leave the Steamboat Pier Toot or Barclay street Tuesdays. Thursdays, ujd Saturdays, at serea o'clock, A M . returning on the opposite days. For passage or freight, apply on board, or to F. B. HaU, al the oifiee on the wharf. _ sleTC MORNING LINK AT7 O'CLOCK C ALBANY AND TROY, and inter 1 '.^iAHBBtsirnediriti- Landings. The Steamer TROY is a third larger than any other Daj Boat; and in point of speed, safety, and oommodiousntss is ?.-t;mIly unsurpassed. No steamer eyer acquired more unirenal and enduring popularity, or retained in greater perfection those substantial excellencies which really deserve public favor. Brraitftst find Dinner on board the Boat. The low pressure steamboat TROY, Captain A. Gorham, will leave the steambout pier foot of Barclay street, Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, at seven o'clock A. M. Returniiu iu the opposite days. For passage or freight, apply Ion board, or to F. B.Hall, al the office on the, wharf. slg ic I, NOTICfc.?Ou anil alter aUNU \ ? , i*o ( i>??K*,^NvemberJlst. 1817, the steamboat ftYLPH or" WaJSBHUsT-iTKN INLANDER will make the folic whir tripe until futther notice: L.KAVK STATIC It ISLAND. At 1,10,12 o'clock, A. M.?2, and 3 o'clock, P. M l.EAVK fVKW VORR. At 9, and 11 o'clock, A. M.?1,3X. 6 and o'clock, P. M. Nrw York. Nov. 1?. I?47. nl7rc Bb'nPI ( I M b' BTk' AMUMiTtt bYMl ' ALBANY, Doily, Sundays Eicepted.? ttdrnVBam T'irotii;li Direct?At 6 o'clock,'. M., from ihr l'itr hrtweeii I otirtlkiidtaud Liberty streets. Ste.mboat ISAAt- NEWTON, Opt Win H. Peck, will l'a?e tta Monday, Wsdnesd&v, and Kriday tvsnings, iti o'clock. ' cmihoat HF.VDHIK HUDSON, Capt. H. O.Crnttenden, ill leave oa Tuesday, Thursday and Sitmday ereningi at 6 uVlock. At Five O'clock, P. M.?Landing at intermediate places? from the foot of Barclay street. f^te^mboat SANTA CLAUS, Cipnii B. Overbag'i, will leave uu Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Bandar afternoon*. at 5 o'clock. Steamboat SOUTH AMERICA, Capt. T.N Hulse, will leave on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday afternoons, at t o'clock. The above boats will at all times arrive in Albany in ampW time Tor the Mormon Cars Tor the FJkst or Wast. Freight nken at moderate rates, and r.one taken after i o'nlock, P. M. All persons are forbid trusting any of the boats of this line, without a written order from the captains or agents. Cor i>ass?ge or freight, apjy on board the boats, or to P. C 8CHULTZ, atthe offict on the wh-*f. ollrli ~ - flkTH A RO YAL MAI LJFreueh S.eatoer -^gSIWNKW YOKK?This ship will leave) the ' 'HVfl l*'er No. * No*th River, on Wednesday 1 ternoou, Ulli instant, at 2 o'clo. k precisely, Parcels w ill be received at the Agency, W fire id wi v, op to 1? oVUek <>( ilie saine day ii2;iJt rc 'u'lik. No I'iCE?Packet ship UVtUtfOUL froui Li MnPSVV8,P??I i* now discharging under general order, foot Wi?liii"l D iver street All good* not permitted must. iiie.H . ** be sent to public store. I nl9 Itrc n ' V- P1L< iTi? Any o?e wishinna Pilot, for Boston or jjTjV*11' otherEastern port, will leave their order at K. MmMAsL, Shaw's Nautical Store. e#????? nf Beekioau and Wate' >? nifl It're k'.?H NEW bKLEANS. to sail positively>'n wEfiRVy.Tueiday, Id of Dec. The superior fast sailing Pack j&fiHb-t Ship ^lETOKA. C*pt McOuire, will be deepile a* u sab.iv*. For iiiwi' in the cabin, second oabin. and teerag having unsurpassed accommodations, apply on board die ?h at pier No. 6 North River, or tn M. P. O'HERN k CO., 1?# South sr . eorner of Dorer. jMf NOTICE.?Packet Mis HCDSON, fail ft?? UKSVWOrleaos, discharging at the foot of Hotgnrs street. jAImEm' 'ouniguees will please attend to the receipt of their goods .imnediately, without further notiee. nl8 fjHp. FOR NEW ORLF.ANS?Louisiana and New UM^WYork Lios of Packets?Very reduced rates?Heguiar JAflafamcket to sail Mouday, Nov. 29th.?The new and i|ile?uiu fast-sailing packet shipFAR WE8T, Cant Briard. is now loading, and will positively mil as above, her regular da*. For freight or passage, luring splendid furnished accommoil itions, apply on board, at Orleans wharf, foot of W?ll street, or to E. K. COLLINS, S6 South street. Asent in New Orleaas, Mr. William Creevy, who will rromntlv forward all mods to hi* address The racket ship HUDSON .will succeed tlie Far West, n.d ?ml Dec 9tli. her regular day "!?_ Milt NEW ORLEANS?Regular Picket of V?nI*W 21th November?The first class, fast sailing packet ;&33?<IhP COTTON PLANTER, burthen 1,0?0 tons, Captt.n Pratt, wiP sail as above, her tegolar day. The accommodation* for cabin, second cabin and steerage passeugers, aie unequalled for splendor and comfort. Forpaa>ur winch will be at reduced rates, early application should lie made on board, foot < f Burling slip, or to nl7 io J. McMUKH A Y. corner of Pine and South st. FOR LIVERPOOL? NEW LINE.?Regu'ar SjHWb picket of the Uth of November. The new and s| len/JlllCxtiit Pscket Ship KOSClUS.Wm. P. M. Moore, master, in now loading, and will sai as above, her regular dayKr.r freight or passage, haviog accommodations unsurpassed 'or nlri.dor or comfort, apply on noaru, m unrana wnm.iooi or >V jII street, or to E. K. COLLINS. 56 South street. The 1'icket Ship Siddons, Edward B C.ibb, maser, will succeed tta<f Rose us. and Mil December IWlli. her regular day. nIG KOK LIVEHPOOL? New Line?Regular I'ackf/TS> et "f 3?''1 November?The new and anlaudid fut tSimmtt sailing packet ihipROBCIUS, Am Eldridge, inaatr ii now loading and will aail u above, her regu'ar day. For freight or passage having superior furnished aecommo d.'tinns apply on board at Orleans wlaarf, Toot of Wall atrra i or n E. K. COLLINS, 56 Sooth at. The packet ahip Siddoiu, Edward B. Cobb, maater, will socc?'.l the lioacina, and aail 36th December, her regular day. at7 PENNSYLVANIA II WLHOAU CUMPAN V.-Notite lo Coutrictors?Propoeala will be receive! until Friday, j|6ih ii?y of November, at 10 o'clock, A. M., at the Town Hall, in the Bor ugh of l.ewintown. for the gndiug and maaomy u;ion about lorty inilea of the Pennsylvania Railroad, extending went from section 20 to near Lewislown. Plant mil specifications o( the work can be teen at the above n .rn'il place for five daya previous to the time appoiuted for lecciviug bids. Auy fmtlier information can be had upon aigilicati tn to Win. it. Foster, Jr., Esq. Associate Engineer, at Harrishurg. 2 121'rc 8. V. MKRKICK, President. ' J'Hh FASHIONS OK THE DA V?Roman Togae-Dreae .1 and Frock Coata, eieg uit good fits, can be had at remarkably low prices from onr faahionable neighbors, 8ANKORD Bfi I he it, Tailors, 117 Fulton street, next door u. the Herald iWSi'a. n5 I4t*rh R1 H ARD HOFFMAN, Pianist, pupil of Leopold de Meyer, hut the honnr to announce that he will give hit lirst Concert in Amerira at the Taberaaele. on Thursday evening, Nov. 25th, 1817; on which occasion he will be assisted hy Mr. Joseph Burke .iud Mr H.C Timm. together with other vocal and instrumental talent, which will be announced in fature advertisements. n!9 3trc BOY I.O ?T? Left his home on Tuesday afternoon, about 1 o'clock P.M.. BARTHOLOMEW CKUAOIOLI iuhiio.) between age of IS and 19; had on when he left a black cloth cap, a dim green tweed aack coat, checkered pm* taloona, and |>laid cravat. Any information respecting him will be tliviafully received by hii pvenrs, and amply re w^r J- l B. CERAOIOLI, 215 William at. a 11 J< *? 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Old atoek and job gooda bought, of uy dracriptio dnw.iiir.f n IS rfctUMTINO mTIiLNTLKMfcN^iriVweil known i|i if cilia aeaami of the yrar,-. on all wAit to kuow th?t M \Iitrr<y atrcet, corner ol \Vt?h'nrl<>n, la the oulv place in ih>a ru/, wh?rc yon can get yoar Krrx k, Dieaa, or Ovctcoata and Cluika, either Ctenned, Dyed, Altered ? J re|>nired wi'h aillara, cuffa, hnttona, linu.cs or mytl ing rei|?ired to i .re I ur buying new clotliea Cleaning anil iSveiu* fnur to ^ j thing erer done A call or a line atteudet. to 7 N B.*?Hinall charge* and no dieappointmen' > ;'i " ntnMnh1 / mcni C.||I beloie cold weather a?ta in?prep ,rr in lime. V i,*llr*rrc A.CORTHUOH. tl Marry at / 'pkKMKNpoD* HAK lr.\| NB?SKLLIIN I* OKI" -\'l' I a. II. t>l' H'!1 V '8, IS# (anal at ? We won Id recommend ail f Mi'ii arc in want of new I omlortaMea, Qtulta. Bedcorera, or f rh?->p Draaaea, 10 make an early call, at above. Ilia hngluli / I riuti, (hat c lore,) by the poind, and hla white mn.liira by iiit !-rru yatda.aie deeidcdly the cheapest article ererolferra in tliia cruntnr. Loae no time, aa the atore man be cloied i oil the l?r of December. I JO Cannl atr.-et, corner of Mul>ivaa. f ni't'm ' f ilHIr. I1K. IfKaT HTOM K I.N THK CIT V, lit K?l.,?, L ltrr-t, fori II rt tin .Material), French Wilt Cnrnicea, Ora' Vmlina, Fiench and American Paper Manginga, Win tow' "lee, ke. AI?o, Manufacturer of ()?|vauiaed apring, , nrthair and other Matrreaaea, Keither Bed*. Tillowa, ike . v, v-rr article in the npholatrey line, wko.eaale and rrt il ?t pricea 20 per cent lower than any other eatabliahmei t in Hie city- . , , , N. H ?L mtnca hnng an(l rooma napere l at the ahorteat goI ice. Hhip and itrambeiit cabina and hotela lilted up R DAVIKM. I'pholiterer, nl6 I2t*m' I?IH Kultoii meet 1 -jy. . . , 1 E NE NI INTERESTING WAR INTELLIGENCE. TIIE NEW YORK REUlMBNT. The Official Report of the pifrt performed hy the lit Regiment U. S. I'olunteert of New York in the Inveil ment and Capture of the City of Mexico, at the Battin of Contrerut and Churubusco. The volunteer brigade, commanded by Brig. General Shield*, to which the regiment under my command belong*, left the oitj of ruebla on the 8th, and encamped at Ruena Vista on the 11th. In full view of the country surrounding the city of Mexico, and arrived at San Auguitin In position for the investment, on the 10th day of August, 1847. Generals Dllow and Twlpg*, with the .Id and 3d diviiion* o( regulars, left San Augustin on the morning of the 10th. a&dat 3 o'ciook P.M. the New York and South Carolina regiments were ordered to their support,(under Brig. General Shields. The regiment marohea immediately, leaving Major Burnham with a force of about one hundred men, consisting of oompany C, under the oommand of Capt. Barclay, Lieut*. Sherwood and Boyle, a detachment of thirty-five men of different oompanies, and twelve sick. The regiment pursued it* way across the Pen*, a series of ledges of rooks and chums, with great difficulty; and at the deep ravine, through which a torrent fall* seme eight or ten feet, lo*t their way, and returned to San Augustin. At uiiuuikuv wo xoscubu tun Tiuage ur o?u vmuuiuia, IU drenching rain Kvery but was ootupled; and our troop* wet and weary, were obliged to stand under ai ma in the road until daylight, when the enemy'a work* in the Immediate vicinity of the Tillage were to be atormed by the 'id dirinion of the regular*. We then repaired to the ohuroh and other abetter in it* neighborhood, by order of (ten. Shield*, to prepare our arm* for aotion. A* the aun roae, the cheem of the storming party were heard, and our men aa*?mbled to meet the leglona of the enemy, who were retreating on their fortification* nearer to the olty of Mexico. We captured three hundred and thirty eix prisoners, and amongst them wa* one general, two oolonels, and many subaltern officer*, with at least two hundred stand of arms, lane? s, horses, bo. The regiment ?u then ordered to return to its former position at the church, trom which small oommands were sent to overtake straggling parties of the enemy, in whioh they were particularly successful, under the command of Captaii) J. P. Taylor and his first Lieutenant A W. Taylor. At about ?> o'clock A. M. we received orders to advanoe upon the rlty of Mexico, leaving company D and about flfty mew of other companies, that had not vet returned from scouting, in charge of the prisoners. We marched from the village ot San Geronima with about three hundred, officers and men. After passing through San Angel and halting for a short time, the second division of regulars engaged the enemy in front at Chuiubusco. We were soon ordered to countermarch, and directed, with other troops, to turn the enemy's right, and reaoh the rear of that formidable position. The New York regiment was now upon the right of the brigade. We followed a roadway for about one mile, crossed a ditch into low, wet grounds, pursued our way for about one mile Had an half more, through cornfields nod marshes, and reached the enemy's right and rear at I.ob Tortalei. The whole line, in consequence of the character of the ground over whlirh we pasted, was very much extended, ho that a few minuted wa lost in forming uih regiment to the front During thin time it was discovered that the enemy's works were flanked by an embuikmi>nt, with a deep Jltoh extending parallel to a r.iadwuy for more than a mile to Ihe rear and to the hacienda of Los rorialos This formidable breastwork and hacUnda were occupied by at least tnree thousand Infantry, besides large bodies of cavalry, it was not until our line was formed to charge this work that the enemy was discovered, with large bodies of other troops, endeavoring to turn our left; but we had now reaohed a poiht where we were receiving a random Are from the enemy's line at a distance of about three hundred and fifty yards. The order to charge was received with oheers. and the regiment advanced to within one hundred yards of the enemy's line under a most terrifio fire, in which I was wounded in the left leg by an esoopetto ball, compelling ma to turnover the command to Lieut. Col. Charles Laxter.? The regiment being as yet entirely unsupported, it was. thor 'ht advisable to retire until the South Carolina reglrni-ut, in our rear, oould come ui> and form on our It ft, which that gallant regiment did in most haudsome sly\- (Jen. -Shields then ordered the two regiments, or pf s or regiments, to charg* on the enemy's line, which !'i"iy did most bravely, up to the bayonets of the enemy, b:raking th*ir line, crossing the ditch, and reaching the roadway, where we plauted the standard of our states and Nation. But this advantage was gained at a great loss; oat of less than three hundred offlcera and men who entored the field, one hundred and nve were Kiiiea >au wounaeu a irw Wfri- now sent duck to (ee to the dead and n ounded. The remnantsof the two regiments were again muerad to advance upon the ci'.y of Mexioo. In adva*olr,g, the enemy retired in pretty good arder until we were joined by n piece of artilierv, captured from the aneiny, u'nd comuauded by Captain Ayree, of the 3d regiuient U S. artillery, manned principally by volnnteerr This piece *iu tired several linn s at the column of cavalry, after which the enemy retired Id disorder We were then halted, and ordered back to Los Portali<s la this desperate engagement, where almost all were heroes, it is difficult to name those who most distinguished themselves, as all who were there may ever remember with pride that they participated in one of the most daring charges ever made by Americans against an vnemy There were those in the command who were foremost anil steadiest in every movement, from whom I take occasion to name Lieut Col. Charles Baxter, who had two horses shot und?r him during the engagement; Captains (turret Dyckman, Daniel E. Hungerford, Abram Van Olinda, Morton Fairohild, and Lleuts Mavne Reid, (commanding company B) who particularly distinguished himself; Jacob (iriffln, Jr, company ii, Charles K. Brower, commanding company F;J. Miller, commanding oompany A; John Rafferty, company K; Charles 8 Cooper, company A; Charles H. Innes. company O; Jaa H MoCabe, company K; James W. Henry, company K; j tuirn u i uiirr, tuiujiaijjr J , r. ?t owuvuj, uuuiyaujr a, Sergeant Major J amen O'Reilly, who fell wbilat gallantly advancing In front cf the oolora; Color Sergeant Romalne. with the national color*, who after receiving a wound in the right arm carried the oolor in hia left, and it vil not until ha received the third and mortal wound that the oolor fell; in falling, Corporal Lake, of the Co lora, felied It, and wax Imuiedlately'ahot down; private Tweedy, of company B, then took th? oolora, and was aeverely wounded; Orderly Sergeant Doremua, of company A, again aaved it from the ground, and oarried it through tne engagement. The State color waa gallantly carried by Sergeant Hog era, of company J, during the battle. Orderly Serg't Barber, of company J, O S. Kit zgerald, of company K, and O. 8. Wllaon, of company O, who after being wounded ao that ha could not uae hla muaket, aaaiated Captain Ayrea In dlreoting the piece of artillery. Adjutant Robert A Caater, behaved gallantly throughout the engagement,and waa aent at on* time for medical aaaiatance, and during hia abaence, aa well aa throughout th day, Capt. J K II u ton United Htatea Commissary, and Lieut. Ueorge B llall, A. A. Quartermaater, aaaiated the commanding *fllo>r, and rendered the moat eMoient services It ia with the highest pleasure tlmt I recommend to your notice Asslstaut Surgeon M B lUtrt-ail, acting surgeon of the regiment; nis skill and activity can be alluded to by you with higher encomium* than my own. He wan with the wounded prisoners In the morning, and with our wounded in the evening, and night and day, ever since, In our hospital and in attending to the wounded of other corpe. He speaks in the highest terms of Dr John () M'Kiblin, acting assistant surgeon, who rendered him efficient aid In the performance ef hia duties To Dr. riwitt, United States Army, I would here return my most sincere thanks for his oare and attention It is with the deepest regret that I mention the death of Lieut Kdg?r Chandler, who fell early In the action, whilst fearlessly standing by his oolors. In conclusion, I would say for my gallant regiment, that It was the third tension In whloh we served under the same commander a.iiiwlth equal succens I have the honor to be very respectfully, yours, WARD B. BURNKTT, Colonel Commanding. The following is a lUt of the casualties In the 1st regiment U. S. volunteers of New York, since Its departure from the harbor of New York, in the month of January, 1S17, to July 1. 1S47 :? Company A?Lieut. Augustus Jacobus, died at Jalapa; Quarter Master Serg't Win A Kearney, killed by the enemy between Tuente Naclonel and Veta Cruz; Privates Alfred Leonard, died at Tuebla; Rosenack, died at Vera Cruz; Veiing, Rilled by the enemy on the march fram Veta Crus; Bradley, do by the enemy on a scouting party near Vera Crux ~ Co. B -Privates Curl Kranxln#. died on board the bark Montrzuma; Charles Dabegue, died at Pu|pl>ia; Valentine Pltsolt, do, Laokenmayer, do f'o. C ? rri*ate? Jno Bjrrmii dt?d at Paabla: Lawrence O'Brien, do; /no Adams, died at Vera Cru?, In Reneral hospital; Loula Upperraan, d?; Kdward Price, died at Puebla. Co. D?Private C K Oakley, died at Vera Cmx- Corporal Jesse C trman, died at ruebia; Private J W Joyee, killed by tha Mexicans, at Puebla. 1 Co E?Serg't Alex Young, died by stroke of tha lun, on the day of landing In Vara crux; Private Louis Welate. killed by therancheroe near AmozU'ine Co K? Private* Benj Johnson. killed by the enemy war Cerro Gordo; Jno Brown, died at Vara Cruz; Kdward Cushlng, do. Co. O ?Privates Charles Wheeler, died at Lobos Inland; John O'Oonnell, killed by the enemy at VmCruz; Dan'i Hell, died at Vera Crui; Geo Cox, killed by the enemy near Amoxuiue. Co H?Corp'l George K Waddle, died at Puebla; Private William H Jtffrles, drowned from ou board brig Kmpta). Co I.?PrlTatex G W Wilher, died at Vera Cru?; KVnezer Cook,died from wounda received at C^rroGorkj, Alfred liarnes, killed by Ihe enemy on a icoutlng party - ir Vera Cruz. Co. K-Prlvate C. I). Robbins, died at I'uebla. Lift of Cniualtlei In the first Regiment U. 8. Volunteer*, of New York, since the 1st of July, IB 17; Lieut. Col Charles Baxter, died at the city of Mexloo, Of wounds received at the storming of Cl.tpultepeo. Ce. A- Sergeant Satterly, August 7th, '17, died at Tjrote; Private (>oUy, died at Jalapa. Co. B.?Private Naeder Otto, June 14th. 1917. died at Jalmna. his death wan oniv msda known at headuuartera line* l?t of Jul*, 1847; PrlYutr John Kochar. June nth, 1817, died at Vara Crux: Private Dur? rhillpert. June JJd, 1847, dlfd at Jal?|.n; Private Peter Htrachbaoh, July 00,b. 1847, dlrd at Puebla Co. D?Private I' Thompaon. Hept. 8th. 1847, died at Han Augit?tin; PrWate John Wright, H?pt 1.1th, I?47, died at Chapultapen, from wound* received in itnrming of the Caatle; Private Jame* -Smith, Sept. 13th, 1917,died at Chapultepec; Private LukeCawada, Hept IHth, 1H47, died at Chnpultepeo; Private Roa, Aug 7,1?47, died at Company K.?Private Hlcbard U. Anton, July ?tb 1*47, Mwrm i - i? 11 ? iW YC SW YORK, SUNDAY MO died at Vera Cruz; private Joseph Boyle. Sept. 28th 1847, died at the city of Mexico; private Jamee Cooke. July 22d,1847,died at Puebla; Sergeant Charles Carpenter, Sept. 26th, 1847, died at thecity of Mexico; private William Cheyne, Sept. 11th, 1847, died at Tacubaya; I private Thomas T David, July ftth. 1847, died at Puebla; private John Reilly, July 17th, 1847, died at Puebla; private Thomas Lawler. July 6*.h, 1847, di?d at Vera Crui; private James Uniaok, died at Puebla. Company tl ?Corporal Jacob Aibeight, July 13th, 1847, died at Puebla, from Jwounds received from the M* xicuns; private John Benjamin, July !>th, 1847. died at Puebla; private Robert Deore, August 21st, 1847, died at I.os Portalee. from wounds reoeived in action of the 20th; private Andrew Kline, August 28th, 1847, died at Los Portales, from wounds received in the action of the 20th; private Thomas Ingram, Sept llth, 1847, died at San Augustln; private Alexander Rodney, Sept 17th, 1847, died at San Augustin, from wounds received lrom the enemy. Company 11.?Private William Cooper. July 31st, 1817. died at Puebla; private Bopbel Myers, July 6th, 1847, died ai I'ueDia; priviic wrorge .->n*w. juij nw, uuu ? i <sr?t?; Lieut C II Gallagher, Sept 10th, 1847, died at Ta eubaya; private Michael Butler, Sept 'isth, 1847, (lied at th? oilty of Maxleo, of wounds received in actien of the 13th, 1847; private Jospph Bell, August :29th, 1847, died at San Augustln; private John Hammond, died at Perot*; private George Coleman. Sept. 18th, 1847, died at San August in, in hospital; private Jamea Murphy, Auf unt 'Jlet, 1847, died at Los Portalra, of wounda received n action of 20th August, Company K ?Private Charles Foley, Aug. 31st, 1847, died at Los Portales, of wounds reeelved In action of UOth August; private Henry Mareham Aug. 2lst. 1847, do; private Andrew Van Allen, Aug. 'J8th, 1847. do; private Alexander Cook, Sept. 37, 1847, died at Mexico, In hospital, of wounds reoelved in aottan of 13th September. By order Col. WARD B. BURNETT. Kobkrt A. Cartkr, Adj't. List of killed and wounded in the 1st Regiment If. S. Volunteers of New York, nt the battle of Contreras and Churubusco, on the 30th August, 1847: ? Wounded: Col W B. Burnett, severely in the leg Company A?Killed: rrivate Benj K Bennett. Wounded; 2d Lieut F W Sweeny, severely; 3d Lieut C 8 Cooper, do; oorporai Luis Albrough, do; privates Samuel M Buylia, do; John S Drew, do; James S Staoum, slightly. Company B? Killed: Color serg't H Von Romaine; serg't Luih Bovet; privates David Rathboun, Peter Wlese Wounded: 1st serg't (.'ail Beeher, severely; oorporai 11 Dsrdoovllle, slightly; privates John E Tweedy, severely; L Mulr, slightly. Company C?Wounded: Privates C Pingolt, slightly; Peter Sheon. do; Geo Daub, do. Company D?Wounded: Private Goodrioh Spaulding, lightly. Company F.?Killed: 3d Lieut Kdgar Chandler; private Jacob Tourls Wounded: 1st s?rg't G Fitzgerald, since dead; privates James Brady, severely; Charles Thompson, do; John H Leach, do; Francis Conroy slightly; Win Manson, do; Jas Armstrong, do; John Ho*. fjo; ruwitru niu?iy. uu; iunruu uuuouu, uv, Dorg b jw Conlffe. Jo. Co. K?Killed : Serg't Major Jas L. O'Reilly. Wounded : Private# Jas Boyle, severely, since dead ; Denin Coetello, severely ; I'eter MoCann, do ; Thou Supple slightly; Wm Tompkins, do. JnoMyer, do. Co G-Killed : Privates llobt Devoe, Burnet< rummie Wounded : 1st Lieut Cbas II lnnes, slightly; Privates Andrew Kline, severely; J as Hart, do; Martin Kinney, do; Chs Craps, do; Alex ? Risk, do; Peter Kailey, do, Wm iiart, do; Jas McGill, do; Ales Rodney, do. KdwardCarr, do; Adam Saun, do; 1st Serg't John Wilson, slightly; Privates Nelson Barnes, do; Albert K Denis, do; Bernard De Young, do; Jno Shaw, do; Juo Smith, do; Lot Swift, do; Musician Pat.Berry, do. Co. H?Killed : Private Wm Alison. Wounded: ad Lieut Jaoob Orlffln, jun, slightly; Privates Jas Brady, severely; Wm Brumigen, do; Robert Dyer, do; John Gower, do; Corporals Henry Moorehead, slightly; Tyler H Gray, do; Privates Win Boyd, do; Alfred Daugherty, do: Kd Fisher, do; Cornelius Winter, do. Co 1?Killed: Corporal H Harris; Private Jas Murjflly Wounded : Lieut Potter, severely; Serg'ts Kd <'ook, do: Jaoob Reilly, slightly; Privates Robert Dooley, do; Sam'l Gardner, do; Harvey Lake, do; Sluphen Streeter, do, JohnS (Gardner, do; Jos Dufltn, do; Rich'd Oxten, do; Daniel Robertson, do; Horace Meacb. do; Jos Franklin do; Hi;ury Philip, do; Captain Morton Kalrohild, do. Co. K?Killed: Privates Patrick K?gao, Henry Marxham, ( has Koley, Woanded : Captain G*rret Dykeman, severely; 1st Lieut. Jas 8 MoCabe, slightly; ad Lieut. MutahnxsMe. do; Corp'l Alex Moran. severely; Privates Jas Bower, do; Wm Jones, do: Jnmes K Tompkins, do; Henry 8 Wood, do: A Van Allen, do; Randolph Tattle, do; Johi> C?v 'V -ly HKCA1ITULATI0X Killed. total in I Wounded, total 88 Total 104 HEAII^I ahtkr* 1?T RCU'T U. 8. VOL. OP N. Y.) nan siugunun, auk inn. ) Sir?The fibove shows a corrected list of the killed and wounded in the lat Keg't U. 8. Volunteer* of N?? York, lu the actions of the iiOth lust , on the battle tieldc of Contrerm and I.oh I'orfales (Binned) HOB IV A. CARTER. Ad.i t HCAI>hi'abtkr> 1?T RKO'T U 8 VOL , N. Y , ? San Augustin, lat Sept, 1847. ) Oriikr No. 34 The Colonel taken the earliest occasion to compliment the regiment upon ita gallant conduct during the investment and capture of the olty of Mexico; and In doing so. he la proud to say that he csn bestow upon the officers and u>en higher enoomlums than hia own. The Major General commanding the division, and the Hen nil ol brigade, have each dealred him to say that they shall, on some future occasion, dwell moat fully upon the merits ol the regiment, but that in the meantime they request him to thank the officers and aoldiera of hia command forth* very gallant manner in which they have conducted themselves throughout the bloody tlelds of the battles of Mexico It is a matter of surprise to ua, aa it ia unaccountable to many of the distinguished officers of the Mexican army that are now priaonera with .us, that our small brigade ahould have been sueceeaful at I.oa Portalea. Since writing my report, I have learned that the whole reserve of the Mexican army was there?that the line ot embankment and ditoh, with the hacienda, were occupied by four thousand Ave hundred Infantry, Instead ol tbree thousand-and that the two column* ot cavalry in sight did not amount to leas than lire thousand. it. aides thin, in our immediate vicinity, aad on our right, the force engaged with the divisions of Generals Twiggs and Worth is said to have amounted to twenty thousand men If the flight of the enemy can be attributed to.:iny thing, it must be to the Indomitable spirit of our men.who rushed upon their bayonets, broke their lines, and threw themselves In their rear, produoing an impression on their part that our whole force was to follow. lie this as It may, the field wax gloriously won; and to both officers and men I tender my heartfelt thanks for their coolness and gallaiitry upon this oocaalnn Their fame will soon Teach the Htate whose banner they so nobly sustained, and the highest reward that a soldier can desire will be theirs : the grateful acknowledgements of their fellowcltliens. It is a sad truth, however, that this honor has been purohased by the sacrifice of many brave and gallant spirits, endeared to us by the ties ef ieng and aotive service After a trifling loss in the morning, more than one third of the command was killed and wounded at Los Fortales. There are but a few in our ranks who do not retain upon their persons marks of the enemy's shot, whilst more than forty were bit twioe, and mauy three r time*, before they fell. The gallantry displayed at the colors, which were always In advanoe, and where so many were shot down, deserves particular notice. It w?s here that the gallaat Chandler fell. The national colors first fell from the bands of the gallant llnmaine into Corporal Lake's, who was immediately woumled then Into the hands of Private Tweedy, of company B who shared the name fate It was saved from falling to tne ground by u. S. uoreinuji, or company A. who carried it during the remainder of the action. The State color* wero carried by Sergeant Koger*, of Company I who displayed great oooluess and courage throu^hoi't the day 1 he sergeant major wap killed in front of the color*, and a brnver soldier never lived There is one incident connected with the battle of Lot Portale* whioh deterred to be mentioned in order* When all had rallied to make the final charge upon the enemy's line and even the attendants of the wounded had them fur that pnrpoen, it wm reported iu the Held hospital that a large body of Mexican* wax approuching All who could Rtaod, numbering about forty, formed in dingle file, fronting the enemy, who then displayed a white dag. The colonel, not deeming it safe for 10 large a body to approach even with a white dag, direct d Lieut. Oriffln, who wm woundsd In the left arm, to aay to them, in Spanish, ' Lay down vour arm* " Tbey herniated, when he approached and convinced them, by sign*, that it wan necessary for them to oomply with tb* command Tbey then marched in a* prisoner* ct war. and war* surprised that tbey had been o*ptured by a email party of wounded men. No leas than forty tive of the prisoners proved to be deserter* from the Amerioan army, belonging to the battalion organixed by foreigners, under the Mexican (lag. It la to be regretted that ao few promotion* can be granted. where all, with but ona exception, have been so deserving Tile following promotion* and appointment* are made, and will be obeyed and reapootcd accordingly : Orderly Me.-geant Doremus, of company A, to be acting 94 Lti-utant. vice < handler, killed In vjtlon. Orderly Sergeant Robert Macbey, of company K, to be Sergeant Major, vice O'HeUly, killed in action. Sergeant Rogers, company I, to be Color Sergeant aud command the color*, vice Romalne, killed In action Corporal Pnrdonville.of company B, promoted to < olor Serg ant, vice Tralnor. sent to his company. Company A ?Corporal Robert K. Allison, to be Her geant, vice Doremu*. promoted; private lumen M HayIn, to he Servant. vloe Henry, dmcharged; privet# Thou MeUiven, to be t orporal, vloe Allinoa, promoted. Company B ? Corporal fcmtln Loven to bo tfergeant, rice Bovet, klll>-1 In actiun; Corporel Hard on villa to be Sergeant, vie lioo.alne. kllUI m aotion; private Hah, to be Corporal, Ttee Dardonville, promoted; private t'alot.to be Corpor?l,vio? Loves, promoted Company K ?Private Pavld vVell*. to be Sergeant, vice Trainor. reduced; Private KwaHd, to be i orporal flea Lombard, reduced. Company I - Private HlcharJ Oiten, to be Corporal, lea H llarrl*. killed In action. Company O?Private Montgomery, to ba Sergeant, vlea Pat tenon, reduced. Company D Private John Whaley, .tc be '4orp?ral, vlee Htandeweek, raiigned

Company k?MergeantH D Herrine, to be I at Serg't, Tlo* McVey, premoted; Private John McLean, to be 8erCot, vlea Ilenrlqaea; Corporal Kd. Heynoldf, to be mat; rrlvate t. Everett, to be Corporal, vine Reynoldf) promoua ? i *' ' >RK I RNTNG, NOVEMBER 21, Heoond rorporal Lake. of Company I, ami Private Jno Colt-man. to be 8*eond Sergeants, and wear Sergea t'* clMTerous. By order. WARD B. BURNETT, Colonel. Rohkut A. C ihtkk, Adjutant. HttDiii'iiTUi Utttegt. L'.8 Vol*.. N. York,) Mexico. Sept. 'JK, 1817. ] OuDca No. US. The follow'ng promotion* ""and appointment* having been made "upon good and sufficient recommendation!," will be ob?yed and renpected accordingly: ? miyvi . Duruotm, in nit i.t. <;ol. Tlce ( barles | Baxter, killed In action, commlstlon to date from the I lath September. Hj47. Captain Garret Dyckman. to be Major, tic* Burnbam, promoted, commission to date from 18 th Sept., 1947. lat Lieut. Alfred \V. Taylor, to be acting Captain Co. H. ?loe A. Van Ollnda. killed In the battle on the 13tb Inst. 1st Lieut Chaa. H. Innea. to be acting Captain Co. K. Tioe G Dyckman, promoted, commlaalon to date from 18th Sep' . 1847. lat Maut. William Toiry, to be aoting Captain Co. B, Tlce U. llelehardt, resigned, commission to date from 'id NOT 1847. lat Lieut. O B. Hall, to be anting Captain Co. A, vloe Chaa. Shaw, resigned, commission to date from 31st Oct. 1847. Jd Lt. Mayne Roldof Co. B, to be 1st Lt. of Co. G,y1oc Innea. promoted. 'Jd Lt. Francis E. Pinto, to be acting lat Lt. Co. D,Tlce Taylor, promoted, commission to date from 14th Sept., 1847. Jd Lt Charles B. Brower, to be anting 1st Lieut. Co. K, Tloe W Torry promoted, commission to date from Jd NOT. 1847. 'Jd Lt. Addison Karnsworth, to b?acting let Lt. Co. 11, vice Gallagher deceased, commission to date from 11 tb Sept. 1847. i 1 Lt James Henry, to be acting let Lt. Co. E, vice Itobt. Carter declined promotion and transferred to Co I, com to date from 1st Oct. 1847. Sergt. John Hill, to be additional 'Jd Lieut. Co D. Tict I'into, promoted, commission to date from 14th Sept 1847. Sergt Alexander H. Barber, toba additional id Lieut Co. l,Tice Totter transferred to Co. K, commission tc date from 31st Sept. 1847. Sergt. John Wilson, Co. (i, to be additional 'Jd Lieut. Co. E, Tlce Henry, promoted, commission to date from 1st Oot. 1847. Color Sergt IllpolTto DardonTille. to be additional Qd Lieut. Co. ll, vice Karus worth promoted, commission from Utb Sept. 1347. Corporal Allan McDuunell Co D, to be Sergeant Major vice McVey, reduced, warrant to date from OJd Sept 1??7. IJy order of Col. Ward D. Burnet', ROBT. A. CARTER. Adjutant. SIEGE OF ri EW.A. [From the fuebla Flag of Freedom ] The late investment of the American garrison at thin place by the Mexican army, furnishes another shining proof of the heroism of our troops and the superiority ot our people. The Pennsylvania battalion, under Lieut Col H W. Uiack, numbering about 200 men, formed, agreeably to (Jon. Scott's order, ' the main body of the garrison." There was a large number of invalids in the ospitata; but few of them were capable of bearing arms in an emergencr requiring fortitude and physioal strength, as well aa courage. ^Thls meagre force was nur rounded by an enemy with an army, according to bit own account, of eight thousand men, led by several distinguished generals, and directed in chief by Hants Anna. It was summoned to surrender on honorable terms, and threatened with extermination if it refused Its gallant commander, Col Childs. heroically rejected the proposition, and San Jose. Loretto and Uuadalupf ra?g with the About of exultation and defiance with which our troopa heard the aummooR of the foe and th? answer of their ohiet. The eneuiy attempted the rm cutlon of hiit threat, and wm repulsed in every new ef fort, and. at last, after a sixty davs siege, was forced t< abandon his positions and seek bis own safety in flight The''six hundred sick Yankees," as they were sneer iagly called, were more than a match for the eight thou sand valiant Mexicans, led on by the Napoleon or ihi South' Contrast the conduct of this garrison with Ilia of Vera Cruz, where the position of the combatants wai reversed Our force there was about ten thousand met altogether; but not more tbitn half that number wtr actively engaged against the city. After three day bombardment, the impregnable castle of San Juan d Ulua and the walled city, with It* Immense armamen and a garrison of 5000 regular soldiers, yielded to ou arms! The difference in the result of the two sieges ws uwiug solely to the diJerence of our positions in themwhen we were on the outside we got in, and when li we remained there until It pleased our fancy to com out. Cerro Oordo and New Orleans may be coi trasted in the fame way, to prove the ssiue poln although the character of our adversaries ws not the same In both instances. At New (>j | leans we won a victory behind breastworks twelve fee r high, and defended almost exclusively by small armi i against nearly three time-) our uumbers. At Cerr Gordo we achieved a triumph no less brilliant over ou enemv. three times as strong as ourselves, who was en trenched on almost inaccessible height*, and support ei by thirty pieces of artillery. In Europe, the streugtb o defenses is estimated by the relation the parts bear t each other ; with ns. it is known by simply ascertainini which side the Americans occupy. The following letter >11 aaartiwwa to i .01. i Dilds, coui mander at I'uebU. (luring the sit-ge, by the oflloer* wh aide I him In bis gallant d?t?nc?. To (;ol. Child*, Military and Civic iovernor, ko. Tbe undersigu<'<l desire to express their admiration c ?on as commanding oflloer, during the long siege c uehla. Allow ua to nay, that In everything whin! make* a commander beloved aud respected, you ar rinhly adorned, it will give us lb* greatest plenum t know that you will accept of a private cumplimentar dinner, where we may testify more warmly our aense c your diatiuguUhed aervlcea. Veiy respectfully, SAM'L. W. BLACK, Lieut. Colonel, 1st Ileg't Pennsylvania Volunteer*. To which the I'olonvl replied a* follows I'uitai.*, Oot JOth, 1847. < ientlemen I hare had the l.onor to receive your not of yesterday, inviting me to a private dinner The in vltatlon, as well aa th? reaaona aaalgned, were most un ezpeoted to me, and I thould tax your credulity wer I to express myself otherwise than highly gratified, mor ao, as you are all aware that I have not hesitated to en force ibe moat rigid diacipllne and to exact fmtn each o you tbe prompt execution of my orders, without favor o aifectloD, the necessity for wbiob la not always maaifes to the young soldier. The advantajea, however, resulting from auch a coura and its beneflolal resillts, were daily apparent after th commencement of the aiege, when our safety and th honor of our count rv demanded the moat exact and in atant compliance with every order, whether to charge tb the barricadeaor patiently receive the Ore of the enem' until a propltioua opportunity presented to return it wltl effect. If you think, gentlemen, that you have been fortunat In your commander, during the exciting scene througl which wehivejust passed, I was no less so in the gallanl ofBoera and soldiers I have the honor to command I shall be most happy to meet you at a private dlnnei and for y< ur kind exprtcaion I 0mI deeply indebted t you. I have the honor to be. gentlemen, your moat obe dlent servant. THOj. CHILD!), Col. U. S. A. I ne UlBDer IN urncriiiru ujr vun rmi; m a ncuina oril liant one, cr*diUbl? nliku to all coocariied It w&ii aery* up at th* < ommernlal Hotel In the moit profuae ami el? gant otjl?, and ?m one of the moit pleaaant and aoeli antertalnmenta ol the kind we have yet lharrd, out c the StaUa There warn no forinalltlea to chill tha feel Idb? of the gueata, but every thing around and upon th board apoke to them In tha language of genuine hoapi ta'ity, and proved the eotet Uinnj.mt to Im, what It wa In'ended. a eompllment to the gallant (Jovemor, by th offlcera of hi* command.'' Lt. Cot Black, of the 1st renn?ylvanU volunteer*, pre aided, and %fter the dinner had been dlacuaaed and dia poand of. Introduced the following toant to Col Child* li 1 hi* uMikl eloquent and entertaining atyle :? By Col. black ?Col Chllda, Oovernor of I'uebln 1 Stern n id exacting in every duiy. hi* offlcem ai.il *<,] nh?..rruli? obev lilrn. brcauAe hia hardeat renin*! | tion* ar? on himself. Whtn our country contributed t dl*tingmshed gallantry Ita appropriate reward, who* jewel end or will be bright like hi* ' Florida and Mexlc eparkle together around hi* brow. This ton't win warmly rmpond*d to by th? compmj TbeOorernor, In reply. returned tbunks for the cocupl ment conferred upon mm, and made aome very interest Inn ramarka upon hia paat career, the lata alege and th aet vice. and concluded by offering tba following t< an'. fly Col Child* ?The commander* of Haa Joaa, l.c ri-tlo and Ouadaloupe, their offlcera and aoldlera?The bare gained for themaelTe* an enviaMe page in Iba hit t iry of our country. Thati children, whan they read o their gallant d?eda at tha *lege of i'uebla, need uot blua! to eall them fa'.har By I/iaut Blakey.?Col. Black?Although every da oppoaed by ten time* hi* number, he itood aa a tower o strength and a monumert of oour^ge, fearlera and un ahaken He 1* a* much teared by the enemy, a* ha I lored and reapeoted by all under lit* cimmand Toaat* were al*o glren In honor ot Oenerala Soott Worth and Mhit'ld* ?of Capt rimaJI and Capt. T. h Howe ; and laatly, the following compliment to the In dlea: The American l,adlea?May husband* and aweet heart*, when they lay down ilie hoatlle arm* of theli aountry, receive ? cheering welcome in fie arms of tho* they lore 'I ne company aeparated at an early hour, much plea? ed with the entertainment." wank-?hv;m<? sermon. Tht Jirll Fi otritnnt S-tmtn rvrr preacheH in Iht Ci(j ?J Muict. Th* following element and li autlful dUcourra of Ih? herole and ncbla-winded lie? Mr Met. arty, waa de. liverad In ike National Talao* of Mexico, un Sunday th< 3d of October laat .The $;ar, in publishing tbe aermon aaya . The army and nation for which ?a war. > w? .Mr. Mo'arty a debt of gratitude, and we doubt not that he will b* rewarded not oily by the unbounded prat- a of hi* countrymen,.but by in-ire substantial token* ot tlieir esteem The man who la *o r?ipected, lored and rare, renced by the whola army aa ha la, can be no ordinary man " A TNiamaiTiK'i aa?MO?. " Only tear the Lord,and seire tliin, with all your heart; for r insider Ikiv? eieat things He listh done far you."? I?t .NumiiW, 12/A C kaplrr, I Jilt l'<ric. My Hrrlhrm nj thr -Irmy (lM <>an?ral-ln-Chlef having, In an order, prompted by hrlatlao dnty and Reeling and highly proper and booming In an official point of tiew, called upon hi* ' brethren in arm* to return . both In publlo *nd private wqrihlp thank* and ? ? 1 " I Till bi b M || jm I ERA 1847. gratitude to Ood, forth* signal triumph* which th'y have recently achieved for their country"?and wambled m we now are. thus publicly to acknowledge the favoring providence of the "Lord of Hosta." and to render to 111* holy name our praiae and thankagiving for the Mme?which in our reaaonabla and bounden duty ? Ift us. my brethren of the army, conaider with some attention the nature and greatn*** of the bleaalng* for which our gratitude Ik called forth Although it baa been questioned,still it can beahnwn to be the duty of a Christian people, and more so of the army of a rhriftia? land, to offer thanksgiving to the lireat Huler of nations, for the victoria* by which He has crowned their anna, un well a* for all other blesainga of Hia providence; and if ao. who will measure the amount of gratitude due Him from our oountry and it* army, for the uniform and great succeseea which have attended our arma at large, from the flrat battle to the last, and more rspecially of till* portion of our force*, from our landing at Vera Cm to the termination of the campaign by our victorious entry into this capital of the nation War. though a great calamity, attended with much that is to be deplored, and involving a tarribl* responsibility on tha government who are parties to it, i* still in the actual aondition of mankind, neoeiaary and right, at least on one aide, as the meana of national defenoe and preservation?of preventing the repetition or national wronn bv their Dunlahment -of redressing in juries inflict*(1, and obtaining righto withheld When, therefore, people .succeed in a war wsged by the government for these ends, they have eium of thanksgiving to the Great Disposer of eventt, from whom that suoces ha* proceeded?for victory in war la not only amongst the greatest of national dsliverances and blessing. considered in itself, but it is the only meanx of gaining the object conteuded for, and procuring an honorable aud advantageous peace, the true end of victory. It should, however, be born? In mind that the responslblty of the war. as before observed-that Is to say. the determination of its necessity and righteousness, rests not on those who serve in the army, but on the noDstltuted authorities of the country, whose orders It is the soldier's duty to cbey and execute. He should. , to be sure, In bis private capacity, desire and pray that he may never be called to do battle but in a righteous cause?righteous on the part of hla government. Still as a general rule, it Is his duty to submit to the official , determination of the authority of the country over hiin and with courage and might to prosecute in his station the war It has declared or sanctioned. And without refernnoe to the origin of this war, it is unquestionably our duty as officers and soldiers, vigorously to wage it in order to obtain the ends for whfoh It exists, and tt conquer a just and honorable peace, as its happy conclusion. In the prosecution of this war, waged as It hai been, with the most scrupulous regard on our part to the laws of warfare recognised by the oivillsrd and Christian nations, valor in the part of the soldier, whether in command or In the ranks. Is due to his country; and on tbe other band, bis achievements should be cele brated and his services rewarded by appropriate msunctloaii; for he not ooly renders the mont important Mrvice to hi* country, but in doing m> brave* the greatest dangers and perils his dearest possession?lite itself iVly brethren?we have cause of gratitude to Uod, in tbo r? (lection that we belong, through his providential appointments, to a brave, as well as a free race?and that lie hni inspired our rommanders with wisdom and mllltnry skill to combine these elements of individual power in the aohlevemcnt of exploits, which, as they are the proper subject of our own wonder, we may modestly deem, will be that of our country's admiration. Hut that we muy be truly influenced by gia'itude, we mutt believe what we acknowledge in the thanksgiving ol the Church, that " as the Sovereign Commander of all , the world,''lie Is, Indeed, "the only (iirer of all V loi tory." and that not unto us?not unto us-butt? th? Lord, belongs the praise. And assuredly, if the hand 1 cf the Almighty Dlnpoier Is ever to bu rccognl/.vd io i tbe affairs of the world, It would seem that It must be i In suoh signal and Important events as those we are no* i sailed upon to consider and be thankful for. And all but tbe utterly irreligious will own Ilia favoring provi dence, manifestly displayed In our behalf ; not, indeed that we Infer from sucoess his approval of the causa o our country, or that be has tak<-n our aide because wi are better or more deservlnr than our opponent; no for often does He. in his inscrutable wisdom, permit tb< * apparent wrong to succeed, and tbe right to be defeated t Much sn Inference Is not Involved in our thanksgiving* it which have a distinct and all-sulHoient object in our In i dividual deliveranuu from great and imminent danger I from "the arrow that flieth by da y" - from ' the peatl s Irnce that walketh In darkness,'' nod trom ' the d< ' structlon that wasteth at noon day;" tbu>, wliile'a thou t sand have fallen at our aide, aud ten thoutaod at ou r right hand," He. In his mercy, hath not permitted th ? sudden death to " come nigh us'' We tin<> a further o! - ject in the benefits conferred by these repeated victoria i, ou our army and oountry; and the more unmerited at ie our \>leasings, tbe warmer should be our gratltudi i In considering htWgCMt things tbe "good Lord ba:; t done for uh." we must regard Hie uuifwrmlty of ou >s success What Is true ol the whole war, is especial! so of this entire campaign, from tbe landing of ou it army at Vera Crux up to tne capture of this city. W l. have succeeded in all we have undertaken; never en v gaged in flght but to conquer: never at'a:ked but ti r defeat our enemy. All aimcuitie*. nowevor gimt. dav been overcome ; all opposition, however fermidablr i borne down No place of defence no strong by natur f or <iy the art of fortification, ha* b*?n able to r?eM ou i> aeeault. And more remarkable still, the peculiarities o I the oliraate and seaaons have not presented their antici pated obstacles ; and the very elements have been uiid< to minister to our aid ; the " fortune of war'1 (so called 0 ban been uninterruptedly with us crowning with eminen success all our plans and battles, and consummating th< campaign in our possession of this capital of Mexico Say, then, ye oppugner* of Providence?ye advooate of blind chance, can aught but the admission of a pur !| pose in the mind of the (Ireat Disposer of events, whi " holds the Ti-ry winds in his fist, account for ?ur.h mar * vellous uniformity ' Then, further, to see the hand c ? (Jod in all this, let us consider that in all our principi y battles we have been greatly outnumbered by the en? F my. who, nevertheless, instead of maktag attack, hi awaited it from us, and that, too, in positions seleote and fortified, so as greatly to Inoreaae his power of reeii tanoe; yet all in vain. Well might our loe be astonishe at our daring, with such diminutive force*, to penetrat so far into the interior of a country, inhabited by s least seven millions of people?at our venturing to marc r so far from the sea-board, thereby encountering th great difficulty of keeping open our communication with th<* placex whence our relnforoements and supplie e were to be drawn ; and how greatly must that aslonisb r ment have been increased, when they saw us, wit] forces* 10 apparently inadei|Bate to the olject, abandoi 1 that very communication, those reinforcements^ am r supplies, and with* hardihood which can only tlud i t parallel in the army of Cortex, trust to our stout heart and strong aras in forcing oar subsistence from them ,, selves' It only remained that tbair MMilH shouli ? amount to the wonder which now possesses them, whei ? in despite of all these disadvantages. added to our deft cfi-ncy in heavv artillery? (>lnce supplied from tbei t own superabundance at ''ontreras and Churubusco.) w . fore d our way into the very heart of a oountry si oapable of defence by passes and defllef, that It seemei to bid defiance to all skill and number*' Yet *ucl r in the (act; and "when," in the words of the orde a before referred to, " the very limited number* wh , have performed those brilliant deedd. oh all have becom known, the world will be astonished, and our owi .> countrymen filled with joy and admiration." Agate 0 we havrt cause to thank the I.ord that our operation have been oonduoted under a commander wh baa .felt and avowed hit) responsibility to Ciod for th lives of the men committed to his charge ; who, not s? duoed by the vulgar reputation of fighting bloody bat d ties, has sought and gained victory by the application o " his own generalship ? ba tiling the council! of the enom by superior talent, availing himself of every advantag '* which keen military sagacity could discover, and aavlni as far as possible the lives of his soldiery, while wlnnln * the numerous victories In which they have been periled Accordingly, it is cause of grateful joy, that, with bu * our exception, our loss has been small In comparisoi 0 with that of the enemy, and with the advantages gained Bat while we award praise, high and merited, to th generalship and heroic courage displayed In theacblev* " ments of our army, let us not forget that It was (io< 1 who not only bestowed these abilities, but by his ass In ing hand, orowned the employment of them with ?u< ~ cess The history of war, in which so much Is asoribed I ' the " fortune of war," verifies the saying of the wli man. that " the race is not to the swift nor the battle 1 0 the strong, but time and chance happen to all;" teacl * ing us it Ik not In human wUdom or might to ensur 0 victory, bnt " time and cbanoe,'' by which is meant tt unseen hand of the Almighty, by interposing ulrcun ' stances, prosperous or adverse, gives success, wher often it could not have been expected, and product defeat where frequently It could not lieve been looke ' for And this Is wisely si ordered, that men in the en terprlses of war, as In other tilings, msy feel their de rendence on tiod for success, and ?o be led to implor J Lis ?lil, and render him grateful tfcink? *? w.. worn now do, for the vlctorie* they **' ribe to hi* goodna** j! To feel this more, by a ref^rmce to p*rli.'ular? let ui but auppoee the weather, In the rainy when wc entered lato thin bnoin of Meiloo, had be?n * wet a T It proved unuaunlly dry. that the rain had fallen li tnrrenta end tto4jed tbi* low country, a* I* the ootnmoi j* oa*e how could we hai? traveried thtfl valley at all " much Im with our artillerv and baggag ' W hat bu diaaater in every form could have re?ulted' Had ou; !' army, Indeed, through ona of the many minehanor that might have happened, In our clrciimetance*. nun ** talned a aingl* defeat, or even met a reveree, w? mlgh htvefearrd It would ?o bar* encouraged the Mexican* * *.. have rou*ed and united their effort*, that lha reeul r of (hn campaign would hate been far diff?rent--ay? * | even ac dim "trou* >i* it ha* been *ui-c*Mful. And lh< 1 few of un who might have survived, would now ban " j he?n deploring our failure* and deleaU, Instead ot re juicing in nur victoria* Hut (??d be praiaed, who iia I neen tit to order It othcrwlae, who ban permitted no ad I verrlty to come nigh u*, who ha* favored ua gre?t.ly crnwnlng u* with complete fuccee*. We ahould aim , oonaider the reaui'* of our battle* and victorlea tbi the numerou* army wv biv? contended with ha* bo f-nly |.p?n defeated, but captured <>r diaperaed and tlx rn'inr'* government. almost without organliatiun, d? j prlve I of the m?ana of ?i|Uip;>lnfi and furnishing an.if hi I army. Our foe, then, a* consequence, I* at tbl* time ' I to h?y the lea*f. incapable of a further proeeoutlon ofth< war with any rigor or effect; and now that we are *af< in the heart of tha country, and In the capital of tin nation, we may thank Ood, In the hope that there I* wel nigh an ?nd to Aghting and the horror* of war; and Ir the anticipation that eampaign *o entirely luoeeaefu ?I I probably revolt In what I* so much to be de*lred foi u* and thi* per pie in * Ju'i and honorable peace we ma] hope to change our nnie* of praiae Into thanksgiving foi ' th? latter. Furthermore, we have ran** to thank (ini with grateful hearta, when w* oonaider that never wti there war, oarrled Into an en?my'a country, with M llttli of suffering and injury inflicted on the unarmed people Never have the peaceful Inhabitant of a theatre of ho* LD. Prlfi Two C?n(f. tilltlM had no littU cause to complain of th* traatm^nt *" ractdred from iutadttrfl and con<jiiAror?. Yh, w* may 1 Lord?that w? hara fla**k?<l do | citirf, robbed no town*, violated no wom*n ; that l have nerer authorUvd any plunder of the people. and j that vary few outran** of auy ?ort have been committed by our soldiery; ati l that. in.tead of Miheietlng on the country, aa we might have done under the law4 of war, we hare paid for all we have coniivinud. and that at tho higheat price They hare beeif better treated by u? than by their own armies; indeed, we have been rather protector* than daatrorera of the Mexican people Although we have contended with enrml**often ruel, treacherous and regardlena of the usages of civilized warfare, yet we har<' nevor retaliated the wrong* and cruelty wo have received I'rem them The heart* of our noldleri, that oarer failed them through fear, did fall them through humanity and pity.when. under other Influences, they might bare cat down the defeated and unresisting. We hare heard of no ioatance in which <|uart?rs bar* been rtfuied, and that to an enamy. too. who ha* often robbed and murdered our wounded. Yea, wa may thank UoJ, with heartfelt ?ati*faction, that we were too American; have had too much respect for the rigbta of hut manlty; too much regard for our character, to come I down to the low lerel of a Mexican soldier'* notion* of homanttv honor, and cirlllxttion. And, though hero, wn mailt not glory in our courage and prowess. nor on this occasion exult la our achievements; yet we may glory and exult (to that we be humble before < jod) ill oar having moat scrupulously observed and upheld th? law* which igitlgsto the horror* of war, and prevent the soldier's valofr from degenerating into personal hatred and destructive ferocity h.Htiinating things la the light of diviue truth, the glory of our superior generalship and courage, ct our splendid victories and wonderful success, is a small thing when compared with the glory resulting from the humanity, justice, and generosity, displayed In our warfare with this people. Such, however, is the character of the war that our song'.of triamph and thanksgiving must be mingled with the notes ct woo at the recollection of the brave men who have fallen or suffered ia achieving our success. While mourning for the dead we sympathize with the wounded; yet our pity aod their sufferings are relieved by the coiiHciousnePH that their wounds are honorable testimonials of their valor, and will be regarded by their ooun, try ae marks of distinction and praise when we recount our battles or rejoice In oar triumphs, none but have to lamnnt the loss of some dear companion or esteemed friend, who fought their last tight, and to whom oar victory was their death. Still, whilst we give the sigh of regret and the tear of affection to their cherished memories, we feel relieved and reconciled by the reflection that they fell in the discharge of their duty, on the field of their glory, and have met the moat appropriate *nd honored end of the soldier Their deeds und names will ever be associated with the history of our exploits in thts memorable campaign, and honored by our natlcn'a tribute of grief and praise; and It will be said, in all time to come, wherever their remains may reposo? " That honor comes, ? lulgrim gray. I To deck the toil that holds iheir clay." When we thank tiod lor our let u* ortiaider what ia duo to th < private *o)die'-e. by whoae courage, and in ao lu-iuy rnee*, by who??> '.iven and wound*, our auece?n ha* beeu achieved And recolIi?otiug h'.ar litt.tf thwy individually rhare in the diatirction and h itmjtagea of victory, let their oftl or* u"t n'y sympathize with them iu their rr I ration* aud *u(T> hut b? led to pay a arrtipulou* regard t? U u right* Uud ferlioga ?to treat them in word aud deed with junties and kinar ne*" eirin.r them every privilege and indulgence conaisI tent with auboiuination and tlie maintenance of dmclj filinc , taking a lively inlrri nt in their welfare exurclfng their power over them and treating them. under a change of circumiitauct'i they would have their aupei riora de to th*maelven When our eaddved thought* i turn to the aorrowlng relative* of the lamented dead, > who, when the nation at large rejoice and triumph in i the vlotorie* gained, muat mourn their and bereavement, let ua realize it hj> our duty not only to aympa, thize in their affliotlon. and to aid them to the utmost I' of our ability, from our own mean*. but employ what t ever influence we may poaaata to direct our oountry't , gratitude to make a tar more adequate provlaion for tha j tamlllea of tboae who, by tha aacrltioe of thalr Uvea, hava conferred auch benefits on our country ; and thua to i, reacue our republic from the charge of ingratitude a.,d lujuatice, In neglecting to provide for thoea, by whoaa huabanda and fathrra death* in their country'* raua*, they have been made aorrowing widow* and orph*m i. Furthermore, in offering our thanksgiving, each .>t < . i- ahould conalder tha goodneaa of hla Heavenly Katliei. r in hia own preaervation, not only from the vmltnr < A 1- the enemy, but from the hand of diaeaae. Wh i r. i reflect that ao many during tin* campaign have lan It gUISUCU Ou ucun Ul III ?iiri>?twuw J ? > thoae who hare been preaerved, eapecially thoee who g have been bleaaed with health, abould tbauk Uod with b an unfeigned heart, for this the gtenteat of temporal r bleac infra, ?o indiapenaable to enjoyment and uaefulrjeaa ; y gratefully owning the preserving aaru of the Lord, "in i whrae baud* are the lamea of life and death " And r auch aa hare eacaprd tba Imminent prriln of our battle flelda, fhould aerioualy consider their own wonderful r, preaervation. while the loetrumeuta of deatruction ? flew tbii'k about them. and their companion* and fel, low aoldiera were falling on every ilde. They ahouid deeply consider, aud gratefully acknowledge, not tbelr r good luck and fortunate eacape, which la bat the rell f glon of the etheiat, but the aparlng goodness of their l ireat I'reeerver. owning, In the werda of holy,writ, ''lied ? la the Lord, by whom we escape death " \ ea, my breI thren, It aeema that eicape from the great dangera to t which our offleors and aoldlera have been generally ex ,, potted, would conatrain the moat lrrellgioua gratefully to unite with the warrior Kaalmiat In the acknowledgment. g " The Lord liaat covered our heads, and made aa atand in the day of battle,'' aud, with him, to call upon their n aoula, " praiae Ilia holy name, wbo aaveth our life from deatruction iiud crowuoth ua with mercy and loving f kindr.eaa/' In the next place, let ua regard the end for L1 which we ahould now " consider the great thinga the Lord hath doue for ua" in theee deliverances aud vlelH toriea 11 la not to foater national pride and rain glory, 4 for theae need rather to be reatrained, but that we may be led, according to our text," to tear the lord and nerve J him with all our heart." ATe recount the vlotoriea r which, by the help of the Ood of Battlee, we have achieved, not that we may aacritlce to our own valor and t) might, but be led '' to fear the Lord and depart from ? evil"?" fear I Mm and keephia commandment*;" that , a-en/eol ul* ( > > I leai ,nianlfeeted In preaervlug onrlivee ? and crowning our arma with aucceas, may conatrain ua , to Serve our (ireat lienefaetor " with all our hearta " [, Aa in the thankaglving for victory, we pray Him' to D give ua grace to Improve the great mercy to hla glory, j the advancement of hla goapel, the honor of our coun* ? ....i much * Met h lii ua. the good of all mankind:" ? whilst ascribe to Him all the glory, an our presarvsr and the giver of victory, let u? seee that we " glorify j lilm in our bodiea and spirits, wblch ara bis"?lot us ? realize that iie hit* not preserved and brought us hereto ' revel in the Halls of the Montexuma*," but r to serva lllm and do our duty; especially by turn? ing our success and our consequent Intluenoe over D this people into tbe mean* ol enlightening their ralij gious Ignorance and raising them from tbe degradation 3 to which they are reduced. Aud thU^by extending tha r light and the blessings of our purer faith, so that by 0 our t briittlan Influence and exumpla, and by tbe Inter e aourse between us. they may imbibe lomathing of our q free spirit, and throw off tb? shackles of military and , spiritual despotism Relieving that the Mexicans most ? need for their improvement a purer exhibition of tbe ? (iospel of Christ, (which toleration and the light of the ? scriptures would eventually give them.) may it be our* _ to secure by all | roper means tbe toleration of I'ro. testants, so clearly their right, and which we know front f experience in other countries, would exert an anllght_ filing and purifying Influence on the oburcb of tbia j, country. May we, as Protestants, keep In mind that wa _ have to recommend our profession of Christianity to * them by cur example, and that we are accountable. aa 1 tar as we have any influence, for the impression tnay t receive of our religion. Let neither the neglect of our n religious worship nor our vices, strengthen tbe belief, l sought to be Impressed on them, that wa are not only t heretics, but are not Christians, and have no religion at all Let tbem have no reason to Infer that what we ,1 regsrd as superstitious and Idolatrous In them. Is at ? least as good, if not better," than our Protestant irreli . glon. Hut let us show, by our piety, liulfcsnlty and ,0 benevolence, and by cur exemption from vice, the bless L ed fruits of our more scriptural bitli our purer and ^ more edifying religion" s?rvl.'?s ttist witnessing our - superiority not on'_y as soldiers, but as ' hrletian men, I. they may boner our bind, not only as Iree. enlightened and prosp?rous. but an l.iesseJ tiy superior means of christian knowledge and piety, which are the founla*' tlons <>t all Devotion to </od, and gf*>d will to tbbi pao?? - with ourselves h' rhildren, are en | pie, wnu j forced by a gr.tin ul *en*e ol our p. -iu?l deliverance* from *ickne?* huU tb? p?rll* of battle, Had It bat- in en Ui) la acknowledging hi* prefervlnpgo junn* ' to nbow forth ? 111* pf*l*e, not only with cur hp*, but In our Uvea, by I glTinK up our*e!veu to HI* aanrlce, and by w?lkmg balor? Mini in holme** and rightnouaue**. all out dayi.'* , f.et u* dedicate the live* lie haa *pared up. to II.* aer. p, ?lr? Improving our lengthened day ol' grao*> by bting ? better prepared far death, tw which w? ?r" alwaya *, poaad U h?n wo render thank*givlug to God. let u? , recollect that thin I* a vnin oblation in thoee whi con tinua to abuaa 11 if bleaeliiir* lin^nrd III* authority and i neglect III* r> i*onable aervlc* Offering oar thaulu, a* . member* of the army, may we be reminded of the duly , of attaining from tli?< vio?e to which military m*n are moat tempted and addicted; imitating the centurlnca, t wboae piety la recorded In the New T**l?in< nt. one ot , whom, < oruelim. waa the firat fruita ol the goapel aioi; ; the OenMlea, and tbua keeping la mind wbnt their Sood einmple* were de*lg to ttkfb Ul, that the *n|. ler'a lite *o far from ei.-u?ln,<. allowed wlckedneaa or T Irrellglon. la perfectly comjntiblu with < lirlrtlan piety. Let u? remember, and act under the conviction, that rail ligiou la alike binding on u* in every alallon aud In every place, and that no where and under no circum tan"**, can we be abeolved from its obligation to ' ! m t ? godly, rlghteou* and aober Ufa To none la t ? hrtitlan piety more |ndi*p?-n**blii than to tlio** who t aervw lu the army and no where ara rtrlraiul* motlv. 1 , aad < rdinanre* m< r? needed tbaa In tbie. country, w).?r> we >tre expoeed to many temptation* to vice and Irrell r glon mending before God, tnla d.iy. aa three * )io have oeeu me.eifuliv apared and greatly bleaaed, lat each and | eirry ona reaolvo her "altar to guard againat yielding to ( paaaion or pride, to vtolenoe or hatred; and to cultivate l the mild, humid*, an t benevolent virtu** w b i b I uaaa gentleimu aa well a* < bri-tiar* Putting away tli? , vice* ol profanity, licebliouaneaa, and Intemperance let I o? ba men of cheetity, aobrlety, *nd r*v*rnu? lor aacred r tbinga Remamberiug that it la aa true of an army aa of country, tbat rlgbteou*ii**a eiaiteth a natl?u. tut ala * a rrproaeh t* any people, 'muy gratitude to <)"d for ?ll hla baneflta, restrain ua from profana iweariog Nil J o*?cratlo?a, in our oonvei?atlon??blob not an* tend to , deatroy all rvvarenoe for the Iielty aod holy thing*, but are ?xprraaiy forbidden In hla oeromendmenfc*. end re In *xpre<w violation of tba lawa of our army Tnwa

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