Newspaper of The New York Herald, January 29, 1862, Page 1

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated January 29, 1862 Page 1
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TH WHOLE NO. 9271. THE BURNSIDE EXPEDITION. Terrible Storms on the North Carolina Coast. THEIB EFFECT 01 THE FLOTILLA. SEVERAL OF THE VESSELS WRECKED. SS11IB &ZVBS LOIf. Most of the Fleet and Soldiers Safe in Pamlico Sonnd. Affiurs Progressing Satisfactorily when the Special Messenger Left. ('d^ttdeace of the Troop* In Gen. Burnside. SKETCHES OF MEN AND VESSELS LOST, &c>, &c., &c. Ora?nil Barnddt'i OMtatel Report. Wasbisotos, Jan. 28,1882. A special meesenger, with deapatohca from Oen. Barn id?, reached Washington this morning. They ore dated, 'Headquarter*, Department of North Carolina, Hatteraa Inlet, Jan. 20,1802." The meaaanger left Hatteraa on Sunday. Oen. Bnrnaide eta tee:? We left our anchorage at Annapolis on Thnrsday, the #th, and, after a protracted paaeage, owing to deoae foga, arrived at Fortran Monroe on Friday Bight, at twelve o'clock. Leaving Fortran Monroe on Saturday, at ten In the morning, wo proceeded at once to an, but, owing to foga on 8unday night, our progress wn very slow. On Monday, the 13th, the waatber cleared, with a baavy wind and a rough aea, which gauaod our vesaela to labor very heavily, and aome were obliged to cut looee from the veaaela they were towing. Moat of them, however, paaaed over the bar, and anchor ed tnaide the harbor about twelve o'clock noon on the 1Mb,Juat In time to escape the aevere gale of Monday night end Tuesday. Ike propeller New York ran on the bar at the entrance to the harbor, and, owing to the severe weather and want of email boats, we coald render her no assistance. She was laden with stores, and was lost. Tbt General also says ha bad been led to believe that be wonld And axnarlaaead mint a at Hatteraa But had .rut difficulty in accomplishing his wish for want of propor accommodations. He adds that he would commence that day to build a wharf for landing supplies. The men I were cheerful and patient, sad he would proceed with ooatdence. An accident occurred in an effort to relieve the steamer New York, by which a boat was swamped,and the lives of Op tonal Allen, of tbo Ninth New Jersey, his surgeon and a mate of the boat were lost. After the arrival of tho expedition at Hattteras, the enemy made their appearance m one or two vessels, ou a reeonnoitering expedition. Our boats gave chase and drove them back. The Uraasports and vessels grounded will be got off by the aid of the tugboats. Only one, the New York, was lost, and no lives, the three above referred to exceptedThe Report of the Special Messenger from the Expedition. WAsnmtiro.v, Jan. 28, 1882. The following details In relation to the Bnrnside cxpe dition are furnished by Mr. Sheldon, the bearer of despatches from General Bnrnside to the War Department. On Monday, the 13th of January, tho leading vessels of the fleet anchored In Hatteras Inlet, but a gale from the northeast prevented the others from entering. They round a safe anchorage outside. Inside of the inlat the swiftness of the current and the limited space caused some colllaions, although the ateemers had two auchois out and kept steam up. The screw steamer New York grounded on the outer bar while wailing for a pilot, and proved a total loss. One of the gunboats was staved by her anchor, and eunk in 'h*llow water. Her cargo war aavad. On tbe 14th the gale continued, making communication between the vesselsalmost inpossible. Colonel Allen end the surgeon of a New Jersey regiment were drowned by the upsetting of a surf boat. On the 14th the gale Increased; several of the steamers took the ground in the harbor. A transport schooner went ashore on the outer bar, but was finally towed in. Five transport ships remained outside. The 17th was foggy, but sufficiently calm to enable some work to be done. A number of schooners and ono 'learner arrived, one or two steamers wsre got off', and ethers took tho ground in their place. The ltlh the fog wee very dense. Three small steamsrs and a gunboat were bnsily employed ia tugging at ihe larger vessels and in lightening their draft. The most efltairni boat in tha fleet is the stern wheel si earner drawing two feet. The IPtii was fuggy. The Prcabontas was lost on the beauh near l.oggerhead Inlet Twenty.four horses saved out of ninety. The rest of the cargo, consisting princi pally of Torsge, was lest The horses were landed, aud several vesdols towed over the bulkhead. The 20th aud the 21st?tha first really fine days?sevn. ralvassel.i were takon successfully ovsr tho bulkhead. Two ships were towed in from outside, and the Twenty, fourth Massachusetts landed, with tents aud camp equipage, to lighten the steamer Guide for her passage over tha bulkhead. On the 22d tha Guide attempted to go over, assisted by twe steamers; though only drawing seven feet eight laches, she atrnck. A violent northeast gale then put a stop to all work. The storm continued, with heavy rainduring the 2Jd. 24tli and 26 th. ug me win id)1 wina mwirtiN, ana tne linide g 'i wifely over. Another Urge transport, tbo Northern, .nearly effected the passage, and will no doubt accomplish it. tin the ttth?last Huuday?there were over the bulkhead four large steamers, live screw gunbtAta and sis schooner*, furnishing transportation for one brigade, lileven naval gunboats are over. Most of the schooners and other gunboats can be got over at any time. Although Ave vessels have been lost, and one, or perhaps two dioabled, no persons AanrperirAerf.eaerr/dColour! Allen, IV turgmm of the iVeie Jersey regiment, and one other, and few doiet have hern detlroyed, arve.pt in the < ate of the Mew J'orlr. Nothing has occurred to Intetrere with the success of I he uipedlil'in except the delay caused by the high winds and a current which rune five miles an hour, making communication difficult and dangerous. It is difficult to make anchors bold in Use looue sands of the bottom. The want of a landing place also causes a serious toss of time, but it seems Impossible to make one on eauds * tuth shift with every gale The health of the men la excellent; the deal he from <1 eraae tmueueily few; ooljr three from accident. Th, ti vof* are rhtetfat and fnllaf confident*. in Iht (Jen* rat tnmniandJng. who in at work night and dag. There ran be little doubt that in a few day* everything will be ready for the advance. The Itiwipaprr Deipatrh. Forthmh Monro*. .Ian. 2t, MM We have jolt received the flraldlroct and ofllclaJ Intel ligence of the arrival of thn Rurnelde expedition at it* dentinal inn. We are indebted In Rr A Pawling*, the only paradi' per except Mr. Sheldon, the government mc?*cnger for the above (tatemeat*. Th* Eaatera Flat* left Hatteraa Inlet la*t night (Fun day, Jan. M), and arrived here late thiaafternoon Tha recent atom* were uauaualif far ere at Hitter** :e ne ml considerably delayed the expedition, bo I when the iastern State left everything looked favorable. The expedition nailed from Hampton Road* on the 11th end 12U> of January, and constated of over one hundred and twenty-live vessels of all classes. They arrived at Hat terse between the 12th and 17th instant, having been greatly retarded by the etorma and adverse winds which prevailed daring that time. After their arrival at Hatterae they experienced a series of storms of such severity that for two day* In sue cession, on more than one occasion, it was impossible to bold any communication between any two veaeele of the Ami. After the first storm tt was discovered that, instead ' vessels drawing eight and a half fest of water being able to go go over the swash, or bars, as General Burnside had beeo informed, no vessel drawing over seven feet three inches could pass into Pamlico Sound. No vessel either could pass outside the bar drawing over thirteen feet of water, unless very skilfully piloted, consequently the steamer New York, on the 18th inst., struck on the out aide of the bar. the New York was loaded with a cargo valued at two hundred thnnsesrt doners, consisting of powder, rliies and bombs, and proved a total loss. The captain and crew, after bravely remaining in the rigging for forty hours, were saved. 1 he gunboat Souave dragged her anchors, had a hole stove in her bottom, and sunk. She is a total loss. Bsr crew and guns were saved. The steamer Pocahontas went ashore on the 17th inst., near the lighthouse, and became a total wreck. Ninety valuable horses belonging to the Rhode Island battery were on board of bor, and were nearly all drowned, including several valued at five hundred dollars each. TheGrapeshot, in tow of the New Brunswick, parted her bawser and went down. The crew wero saved. An unknown schooner loaded with oats, and another schooner, name unknown, and six of her crow, were also lost on the beach. The steamor Louisiana struck on the bar, where she still remains. The report of her having been burned is njunijf ir.ourreci. one may get on. Th? Kaatern Queen and the Volttgeur are also ashore Tbo Utter will probably get off. The water vessels attached to the expedition had not reached their deatinatton when the Eastern State left; and had it not been for the condenser* on board some or the reseats and a vessel on shore, the most terrible euf faring* most have occurred among the troops. As it was the water casks were composed of old whiskey, camphene and kerosene oil casks. It is thought that the Union pilots of Hatteras have proved traitors, having intentionally run several vessels ashore. The current was running at the rata of five miles an hour, and the chop seas prevented General Burnside from answering any signals of distress or communicating with bis generals. At one moment flags would appear with Union down on a number of vessels, indicating want of water, coal and provisions, and then would be lost from view. Colonel Allen, of the Ninth New Jersey regiment, and hU surgeon, Weller, with a boat's crew and the second mate of the Anne E. Thompson, when they found that the troop* needed water, manned a lifeboat in order to reach the General and obtain It. Unfortunately the boat | swamped, and the Colonel, Surgeon and mate were The large transports with troops remained outside the j bar until the arrival of the S. R. Spaulding from Port Royal on the 23d, when Captain Howes volunteered to bring them all inside. This was aocompltsbed on Sunday afternoon, the Eastern State paastog the last of them as she left. Fair weather bad sent in. and the schooners of the expedition are mating their appearance with water, ooal and provisions, and everything looked more promising. General Burnside left Fortress Monroe on the Picket, but subsequently took possession of the Spaulding, which he will occupy as his flagship. She will also bo used lor taking tbs remaining troops over the har. The only troops that have been landed ara the Tweniy. fourth Massachusetts regiment and the Rhode Island buttery. Colonel Hawkins' regiment goes with the liurn. side ei|>edilion, and (their place is to be filled by the Sixth Xuw Hampshire regiment. There has been go loss of life excent what ia above mentioned. Kleven deaths of aoldiera have occurred sinoe the Oeet Hailed. Different rejwtH are received at lla'let an from the *ur rounding population in relatioa to the disposition and intentions of the enemy. Some who ronie in sa.v that the rebels are completely frightened, and will not make a aland. Another report is, that large masses of troops will be concentrated In the vicinity; and still another story, confirmed by many, u that their exertions will be directed chiefly to placmg obstacles in the way of our progress to Norfolk. 'Ilis rebels keep a good look out on our movemenla with their gunboat- Two of them mails their appearance immediately after the storm, but disappeared when chan*d. tteneral Hi.-nside has been indefatigable. Day and niglil be his i??cn at bis post, )terforiiiing the duties of bis ? hole stall'of officers. He it nmfidtnl of the tiUimtde sorrem of the ez/edition, and hat the rtxp*r! of erery twin under kit rommand. In spite of all these adverse circumstances the Cenera1 has succeedsd in getting over the bar enehalf of his res sets, including all the gunboats and seven thousand lpops. Krerylhing appeared to be in ta'if'artory condition whntlhe t-Uutern Slate left on Sunday nicht. (As 'J6th inM. Akelchts Col. Allen aad Kargtoa Welter. COL. .1. W. ALI.tr*. Colonel Joseph Warrsn Allen was born in Bristol, Pennsylvania, in the memorable year ot lslj. At the agaof twelve years, having displayed s great taste lor engi. neering. his parahts, determined to gratify bis ambition, i'ltriaiiirrlotl liim hu car as maana ikala ? * ak?. early eg* oi twenty be we* employed a* contractor no the Camden and Atnboy Railroad. Having diaplayed the ability of ranch older contractor* and civil engineer*, he attracted the attnntion of the proprietor* of the road, and war retained in their employ up to the time of hiadoparturo with the Rnrndde expedition. The Colonel also played a very conspicuous part in the oon?triiellon of lite Jlorper'aFerry and Cumberland Railroad, the Newark and llolioken Railroad, the new I .one Island Railroad, the Dundee Water Worka, and the celebrated Sleveua' Rettery. In 18b4 he waa elected to the Mtatc Senate of hi* native Slate by I ho old line whig parly, where be gave auch decided proof of hi* thorough statesmanship that he wa* re-eleoted for a second term. The Colonel wa* also on two occasions a very prominent cnndldate for flnvr. nor of New .Inner. Ue wa* b*lovo<l by all who knew him for bis urbane aud pnl)?hrd deportment. hi* alio rough honesty and benevolence. Whu hi* country became entangled lu civil war, at til* aolirltation of (lover nor ftldan be accepted lh* position of Colonel of lb* Ninth j Now Jersey Volunteer*, among whom ha wan almost nn idol. 'Ihe Colonel Move* a wifa and lour children to j mourn hie loas. 81'HUBON PRKDUllCC A. VILUR. Surgeon Frederick A. Waller waa born in Pateraon, New .lereey, in the year 1817, and wa* the son of Benja. miu Waller, proprietor of a hotal In Peterson. of great notoriety among travellers on the Philadelphia railroad He received a liberal education; and eindted medicine with Or. K. J March., an eminent idiyaician in Peterson^ He enjoyed a vary lucrative practice, but tvhen the Ninth were ahout leaving for the neat of war, they eatraated Iiiiu to heieiue their aurgcan, which, ilk* a true patriot b* could not raetat H* leave* a wife and three children' Hi# char?n?r a* a phyalclan not only fltted him for the responsible pot he tilled a* aurgeon of the Ninth, but woa for him the golden opinion* of the ritierna or New Jnrauy generally. Whst.x the new# of the disaster which resulted in lb* death or t'olonal Joseph Warren Allen and Surgeon Waller reached Trenton yesterday afternoon, it cast a gloom ovar the entire place, in fact many could not he pernuad ed that the talented and truly patriotic colonel and aurgeon, who *? lately left them in the full bloom of manhood. were no more; deprived of the opportunity they to ardently desired of a id lag in the good work of putting down Una imhoty rebellion. Crowd* war* collected at the iliflbrent rornera, hi the howl* and saloon* dlaciiFcing the probability of the news lining false. At tb* railroad depot, on th* arrival of the trains, large asaembbigranf citl/en* weieal-o collected waiting for tb* jateat news, and ready to pay almost any prica ror a pa|ier. Ihit at laat the aad reality wae too evident, and Ibey left with J ha sorrowing f?pie*'k.nayr"Poor Alien W YO NEW YORK, WEDNESDJ THE BURNSIDE Hap Showing Hatteras Ii Loggerhe **OL/NA C' fi A a L J c o 4 r lA N * * 1 Pour Weller." Indeed, nothiag baa occurred for Many years to cael euch a pall oeer Trentea. DESCRIPTION OF THE PRINCIPAL VESSELS LOST. THEIR OFFICERS, ARMAMENT, THE TROOPS ON BOARD, ETC. TBS NEW YOKE. The traaaport New York waa a large aide wheel steamer of nine hundred and nlnet?-<We tons burthen. She belonged to Ksstport, Maine, and formerly plied be tween Hoe to it and Si. John, New Brunswick. She was chartered by government to carry troops, and at the time of the accident she is supposed to have had on board the greater portion or the Twenty-filih Massachusetts regiment. The following is a detailed description of the vesM:?Tsmgth of deck, two hundred and forty foot six inches; breadth of beam, thirty two feet six inches^ draught of water, seven feet; depth of hold, thirteen feet nine inches. She was fitted out with a vertical beam en , gine, having one cylinder sixty inches in diameter and a ( stroke of piston of twelve feet; slie was brig rigged, built at Ontario in ISM, and was owned by Messrs. J Small & Co. She carried no armament. The fallowing is a list of her officers:? Cbjrfni,'? David Clark. EirM. (>J/h-er?ltd ward MiHIigan. w. Sernnd 'fljleer?Dennis Mi-Carthy. I S?iliuti Mailer?Jesae K. Pierce Chief Engineer?Andrew Taylor h\rit Atrf/ttaiif engineer?James Ree. Xerotul A tail Inn I Engineer?William Hart&bora. 1'ilot?Thome* Wyalt. THE ZOUAVE. The gunboat /ouava in a propeller of 0110 hundred and . seventy Ions burthen. She was purchased by the gov. eminent, and was refas toned, retiinbered, a new upper deck placed on lior, and new boilers supplied. Her urma- j ment consisted of tbe following guns ?On tbe mam deck, : ono thirty two-pounder rilled Parrott gun, and thre; twelve-pounder tViard rilled guns. On tho upper dock j she carried one swivel twelve.pounder ritled Wiartl gun. The following is a iletailed description of the vessel her- ! sell .? length on deck, oue htindred aad fifty feet | breadth, twenty-seven feet; depth, eight feet. She had one vertical direct ariing engine, having two cylinders eighteen iuchea in dienieter, end a stroke of piston of twenty tie-lies. She was built lnlHAl.aud was used in the Hudson river and the harbor of o'sw York. She lied accommodations for about .100 troops and bad onboard one of the wings of lbs Twsuly-flfth Massachusetts regiment. Tba following is a lisi of ber officers:? Captain?William Hunt. LiomtemuU of Artilliry i'irnl Officer?George UilAiliu. Aecimil Ojfker?William II. Hunt. Chief Ktijfinrrr?John II. Miller h'irtl Auietnut? k'rederick Millar. .Second Amietnut?Monroe Barnes. Ctmmitmrp OJfuer?Y I. Willis. # Pilot?.San ma I Kiatneiaou. The following are tho officers of the treopa supposed Le be on the two reaaels, the Yew York aad Zouave:? rWKKTT-FIFTH MAsaaCHlSKTTS VOIANTHM. >Y?M and Staff. Colonel Kdwin Upton. LieutenantColonel Augustus H. K. Spragoe. Ma,or M. J. McCaffiwty. Adjutant KUiah A. Harkneea. ljuarler master. Willutm <? llrown Surgeon I. Marcus Rice. ASHl?laai Surgeon Tlierun Temple. Chaplain Kev. Horace Jama*. Sergeant Major Charles H. I'elton Quartermaster Sergeant Kdwaed A. Brown. Comnii?eai-y Sergeant Klbridg* (?. Walkin*. Hospital Steward Samuel Klagg. Drum Major J. H. Sampson. Band Master Wm. K. (liluiore Lint. OfKcrrr. Co. CiMakin. Pint f.ir.uttnan'n. SeionH Lieulf.uanlt. A?toelah Pickett. F. K. (ioodwiu. Merritl B. Bee Key. B?WI Herd Clark. Wm. Kmery. Wm. F. I?raper. C?C. 0. All wood, .tetne* Tucker. Merrick F. Proutf. I)?A. H. Fb?t*r. lien. H. Campbell. Oeo. II. Spaulding. K?Thomas tt'Niel.Wm Italy. Henry M<Convtlla. F?t,\ II. Foaa. lev! IawroDeo. ,1. H. Richardson. 4?I.oiiIk Waireley.Henry M. Rlchter. Frederic W legend. H?Orson Moulton.H. M Woodward, is. H. Footer. I?V.P.I'arkhnrat. .lame* P. Smith. Amos Buffum. K?J. W Denny. Sam'l Harrington Jame* M. Ihi-nnan. .sun t! or thb omcsa*. Colonel Fpton, the rommaudor of tbi* regiment, has baen connected with the military of hi* native State Tor thirty year*, and lately held the position of Colonel of the Ninth roKiment. He ia about forty *I* year* of age. waa at one time a member of the Massachusetts Legislature, and ha* been a tesidenl of Fllehburg, whara be held several civil poaitions. and waa a most prominent and highly respectable citizen. At the breaking out of the war he resigned a position In the Boston Custom Hons* to raiae the regiment which ha now command*. Lieut. t)ol. Sptague ia ahont thirty-four year* of aga, and has been for some time past a merchant In the city of Worcester. Ha waa connected with the military some ?*v#niten vara, uoiaing ran* ?uccr**tveiy rroni nret Lieutenant to Rrignda Inspector under Gent-ml Leonard, who In now Colonel of the ThlriMnth Maaearhmelta Volunteer*. Whan th? Preaidact laaued hla proclamation' on tba 1.1th of April lant, ha waa elected Captain of the Worcaater City tlnard, and, with hla command, aarr ad in the three month* campaign, during the greater portion of which be garrlaoiiad Port MrHenry. Mator MuCaffhrty in a lawyer hy proftaainn, and atao ^ervarl In the three month* campaign. lie had hran pre v?u*ly connected with the military, and la an efficient officer. Adjutant IlarknrF* la a native and reeldent of Worreetor county, Man* , from which th* rogimaut waa principally org.inlred. Ha waa ronnocted with the military, and aervad in the llirce month* campaign aa lieutenint of I.lentenant Colonel Pprague n company, a poaitlon be realgned to join the Toltnteera Previous to the war lie wae connected with one of the mont prominent buaii.e-ta houeea in Worcester. Of the line officer*, Captain*' Pickett, Moulton. O'N'ell and Wageley. and aevarnl of Ih" tlrulao.inta, wire alao nwo'iier* of I.teutttanl Colonel gp.**gue* comiany, ai d RK H X JANUARY 29, 1862. EXPEDITION. llet, Cape Hatteras and ad Inlet 0/1 " $ O V AT X, VCANACOrdSr * ERAS c V o c c MfTBW-w i other companies of the earn* battalion, in tbe il.re? montha campaign. imrnirno* or m arcrmorr. Tbe report or the Adjutant General of tbe 8tate thue describee the regiment:?Tbe Twenty-llftb ih ee^enttelly a Worcester county regiment. It waa recruited at Camp Lincoln, and left Worcester for Annapolia October 31. Tbe officers are, with scarcely an exception, gentlemen who have held high rank, and been active in our rolun. tcer militia. Lieutenant Colonel Sprague commanded a mmnur in the ltille Rattxlinn under Mainr llevena ilur ing the three moatha term. Colonel Upton in a well intormed end capable ottlrer. THK LOUISIANA. The l/>ulsiana was e large aide-wheel steamer of eleven hundred tons burthen. She belonged to Baltimore, where she was owned by the Baltimore and Norfolk Com pauy. She was built in 1864, wa? supplied with a vertical beam engine, with a cylinder sixty Inches in diameter, and a stroke of eleven feel. She rated k'l, and her diinen^ sions were as follows:?length, two hundred and seventy

five feet: breadth, thirty-live feet; depth, twelve feet She waa one of the transports chartered hy government, and had on board the Sixth New Hampshire regiment. She wee among the vessels that reported at Fortress Monroe on the lllh of January; but owing to some cause she did not sail at the lime Hie expedition left fortress Mon roe, but wii* delayed until the night of the I2tn instantWe stated before that she was burned to prevent her rom falling into the hands of tbo rebels. All on board were saved. The following are the officer* of the troops supposed to hat e been on the l.ouisiana:? 8IXTII XKW ITAMP8HIKE VOLUKTKKIUt. AVr/if and Slalf. Colonel Nelson Converge Lieutenant Colonel Simon i; Crlllin Major Charles Srott. Adjutant Vhltt. P. Rixby. Quartermaster Alonzo Nine. Surgeon Win. A Tracey. Assist mi f Surgeon. Sherman Cooper. Cnminlieary Fli Wentwnrtli. < 'haplain , .Robert St in won. Sergeant Major Timothy K. Aine* Quartermaster Serjeant Albert. M. Kimball. Commimar} Sergeant lolin H. Varuey. Hn-pitai Steward James H. Noyita. Lint OfHrrrt. . I fV>. ' 'np'n.nt Krtt l.ifUinaitir. Strond /.>. ii/nemU A?Joseph Clark.. .O. H. I'. Craig T. P. Cheney. B?Saml.P. Adatns. A. J. Hubert*. S. tloodw in. C?II. H. Bier*on..li. A. Tib-omb. J. B. Brooke. I)?Saml.n.Qtiarlee.J. N. June*. A. W. Mayor*. K?tl.O. IVirl 1. A. Ciiniiiiinge. t?. II. M. clunure. F?(J. C Slarkwell. A. 1?. Coombs. J. 8. Adania. 15?.Ino.WHnlniim.S. It. Coining*. C. V. Gardner. H?Jobnl'.Sander*, a . .1. Side*. Kli Weatwortb. I? Rebt. I. Klu T. T Moore. n. .1. Pndlry. K?F. H. Oouversa.J. Nntting. C. I.. Fuller. This regiment wa* organized in Cheshire county, and l?fi iftJi t-iimn flier* t,n lh* 'iAlh nf D?t *mher I**l fur VmhH. ingtou, whence it wag ordered to join ileneral Hurnaide's <11 v taion at Annspolia, which place It raachedon the evening of the 7th Inst. s?rr< una or th* omiin. Colonel Nelson Coeverae wae bom In Cheshire county, V H.. and is now about fifty two years of age. He is an Hk? ianctd officer, and hag been connected with the military nf his native Stale soma thirty years , held every position from private to major general of the Third division. In civil life he has been quite a promi nent citizen, and has held various political position*, among others a seat in the State legislature, and several county offices. Men tenant Colonel Simon (1. (irlffln servad in the three months campaign aa Captain of the Good* in Sharpshooters, which lornied a company of tha Second New Hampshirs. and fought at Rull'srun. He Is a native of Now Hampshire and about thirty-four yrara of age. Mai?r Charles Scott baa baen connected with the mill' tin of New Hampshire since hta boyhood, and recantly resigned the position of adjutant in the Twenty aerend regiment. THK KABTEBN QCgBN. The Fastern Queen wee n propeller of seven hundred and Bfty tons burthen. and waa < barternd by tbn government to carry troops. She was formarly In traffic on the Kennebec rivnr, and between Boston and llsth. She carried no gnna. She had low preeaure engines, with a cylinder forty eight inches in diameter, and a stroke nf fifty-live inches. Her dimension* were as followa :? i/-ngtb. two hundred and twenty-flve feet ; breadth of beam, thirty feel; depth of hold, twelve feel. She had ampin accommodation for ail hundred troops, and it is supposed had on board at tha time of tha etorm tha greater part of the Fourth Connecticut regiment The following is a list of bar officers ? Cnpiaip?Jason Collins. AVnrt Oflrrr?Theodore Cobb. Sf rmd (ffirrr?I'etar Wslbridye Ckitf ftwfiurr?Wcaley Ottilias Urii Aitirtant Etv,int*r?Llbeua P. Pa vie .verowrf A fruitful Knfinrrr?Qeorge F. Ayre. ?Theodore Onbb. The following ere the officer* of the troops euppoerd to have been on board the Fastern Queen:? rucm uoimnt cokkrcticct voi rxmiut. Field and Staff Colonel Robert. 0. Tyler. I ,ieu tenant Colonel Nolaoo I.. White. Major leveret t (J. Hemingway. Adjutant Tnonia* ft. Tr nm bull, Quarter matter George A. Waahbura. Surgeoi Samuel w Skinner. Firm Ataiatant Surgeon. loualban H. U. Mevnue. Second Awietanl t-'urgeon . .William (km)*. Chaplain Hev Kdward A. Waker. Sergeant Major .... Kdward A. toilette. Quartermaster ? Sergeant... Frank A. Pratt Coniiniaaary Seigoaiit Kdward I*. Allen. /At)' Off: nr. (Y Captaint. r.nt UniamnU. Second 1 in>'rnan)t. A? ? Vn. 0. Fitch. fharire M. Kobine. F?K M. Kellogg Time. t.ilberi. tlourge 4ger C?K. S. Burbeok ? I>? ? n i?>k Thomae I llilit. K? tiacerA Ibnoti. Tbeo. ft. Horkwocd ? F? ? Main C. lam fl'orge M Harmon tl?R. C. W.iiiama K W t.lbboii* Kdgar <!. Beuiaji. H?t }ru*C Mark. ? Panlel R tluhho'4 I?f? N t'erkln*. Alfred F Itrooker Kdward H Mil K?0 M mpmi |>livev j>?rke Alfreds p*. ERA! umma or tub omnuuc Ool. Robt. 0. ly lor bad boon but recently appointed to tbo command of tins regiment in the place or Levi Woodhouse, of Hartford. Colonel Tyler le an officer of the regular army, and a native of New Yorlc. He entered the Military Academy aa a cadet in the year 1848,and graduated in July, 1863, at which time he entered the army aa Brevet Second lieutenant of the Second artillery hating been appointed from the State of Connecticut. He was transferred to the Third artillery, and made a full Se. cond lieutenant in the month of December of the same 1 year. In September, 1866, he waa promoted to a first lien' tenancy, and waa stationed in the far West. He waa die. tioguiahrd in several conflicts with the Indiana In Wash, lngton Territory during the month of September, 1866. In the army lists of 1868,1860 and 1861 he stood No. 16 1 in the Itat of First Lieutenants of Third artillery aa to dale of commission. The rebellion, however, gave him a alight upward movement, for in the list of September, 1861, we find his name the ninth on the same list. On the 17tb of May, J861. he waa transferred to the Quarter master's Department, with the rank of Captain, from which position he waa selected to take command of ihia regiment. Lieutenant Colonel Nelson L. White ia a native ot Banbury, Connecticut, and has occupied that position since the firKt organization of the regiment, which is the first of the three years volunteers which started for the capita) frotn that State. His former services we are at present unable to record (or want of ready data, but hope to do so before the regiment returns home. Major Leveretl G. Hemingway is a native of Hartford, and an old member of Ihe New Haven Greys. When the regiment was organized he was chosen the Captain of Company A: and when Major Bir/e was promoted to the Colonelcy of the Thirteenth rev intent of Connecticut Volunteers, he received the choice of his regiment for the vacated position. He was considered a grod soldier at home, and was also one of the most efficient engineers of the fire department. Thosa who were acquainted with him slate that (bey believe him to be well fitted for the position of a field officer. THK VOLTIOKHB. The Voltigeur was a bark of one hundred and fortythraa tons burthen. She was built ia 1868,at Kennebunk, and was formerly engaged in the grain freighting business between New York and the West Indies. She was purchased by the t,overnuient for a transport, and bad room for about four hundred troops on board. Her dimensions were:?Length, one hundred and fourteen feet; breadth, twenty-seven feet; depth of bold, twelve feet. She had on board one swivel gun to protect herself. The following are her officers:? Captain?W. M. Bfyc. Vint OJJbtr?George A. B ye. Saaul Offirn?S. ?. Hands. 'IBB UHAPKKBOT. Ihe Grapeshot waa one of lha floating batteries that were attached to the expedition. She was supposed to be very stoutly built, and had been aleo strengthened before being made ready to leave. She carried two guns on deck and had a crew of about twanty men to man them. Tbe Grapeshot waa under the charge of Second Mate V. B. McKean. Tbe News of (Ite Barmaid* Expedition ia Trcatoa. Tri'Mtom. Jan. 28,1862. Tbe news of the lose of Colonel Allen and Burgeon Welter, of the New Jersey Ninth regiment, created a profound sensation in the Legislature. The tuelanrholly event wee announced in both houses, and out of respect to tbe memory of the dead both houses adjourned. The Rebel Defence* at Roanoke Island* WaniiMiruN, Jan. 28,18(12. The news from General Rurnside, received to day, was not unexpected. Indeed, it is not so bad as was feared by many. Information is received here from private sources, that the rebels still fear that General Rurnside intends to at tack Norfolk in the rear, and consequently they have for tlflod Roanoke Island, by establishing an entrenched camp in the centre, and have erected five forts around the island. Should It he tbe purpoee ol? General Hurnsido to attack Norfolk from the direction of Pamlico Sound, he will tlrsl be obliged to take Roanoke Island. THE MISSISSIPPI EXPEDITION. Tbe Reported Capture of Jeff. Thompson. Cuiumui, Jan. 28, 18*12. A special dcs(Mtc,li dated Cairo, Jan. 28. says that rumors are rife that tlie expedition which left Bird's Point on Saturday had a light with Jeff. I houipitou, and lhat the guerrilla chieftain is n.iw a prisoner. It is also reported thai three Tennessee regiments have been intercepted on their inarch to ?ykejlou. NEWS FROM MISSOURI. SEVEN RR1DUKBURNKRS SENTENCED TO BE SHUT. St. lorn, Jan. 2*, 1802. Tbe Military < oioiiumouii aascmhled at I'aiiuyra fertile trial of the hrldgeburners has found seven person." guilty and sentenced them to be shot. The sentence has been approved by Major General Hallcck. and they will beexeruted at a time and place hereafter to be desig natrd. A gentleman who reached this city yesterday from Palmyra report* long Bridge, on tbe llaunibal and rit. Joseph Railroad, burned by the rebels on .Saturday night. Tbe bridge bad just been completed. COLONEL DElTZLER'ft RETALIATION FOR THE SHOOTING OF HIS TROOPS BY BUSHWHACKERS. The following (antral order will at once "rplain MM plan by which Colonel Dai tiler, of tbelV-i hanaua Volunteers, intends to retaliate upon the lebola for any guerrilla atrocities upon his aolillera:? UKKKMAJL OKDKH*? NO, I. Some cowardly rebels Bred into my rear gnard. between I <e via and I.IUIe Tabiio cr -eke.on the 7tb tnsl., mortally wounding a sergeant. 'Hue m a favorite mode of warfare In Missouri. The rendu, in small parties, select a pot11 ion behind trees, fences, kr., Are noon the Union tr< opt as they pars, and then run. .ts the Individuala who commit tliese murders make good their escape in almost every ins tame, humanity aud luatice require that tlie crimes committed by them should be retaliated upon their aiders aud abetters.who are leas bold, but equally guilty. I have therefore ordered to he arrested a large number ot wealthy aud Influential ee? eseniiusts who give aid and countenance to Price's aame Thee will Via hi>M ratltfWtaihla fnr ill ? oriAsi halm ftor of their uiiecrablc birel.nK*. The anna *? mat ton of oaf man of my comm- ud, in trie manner above indicated, will be followed by the .hooting or hanging of at lr:i-t flee ol lliee* wealthy rebel*. We world be giadl-m* t any number of Confederate troop* to ? fair flfclii; b it thia infernal btudiwharking shall not be prai (ia<-1 on the men of iny command, without enforcing the ?evoreai |ie naltiee of the law ot military rataliaUon. i.l-ii W liKIT/.I.KR,Colonel Ural Kauaa? Volouteei* NEWS FROM KENTUCKY. THE REBEL GENERAL CRITTENDEN REPORETD WOUNDED. Lopvtiiab, Jan. 27,1M2. General Mistook arrived tbia evening iron* Munford* ellle. All I. quiet down the road A rumor, which I* generally d leered it"d, prevmled bare to day that the rebel General George H. Crittenden was wounded at tbe Ixgaa Croesroud* light a*riai* rsnu rnoTDlco uniiDtir REwa rnwm rwninm munnuia Fownten* Moanon. .Inn. 27.HW2. The Peneacota laft ibia afternoon for Key Wool. iVnee. role end Ship Irlend. She will report to the I omtuodore of the fleet in the ttnlf of Merino The Baltimore boat brought down tht* morning I he Second end Fourth belteriee from Wieroneio. 'ihey will remain et fbrttw Monroe for the present The Marquia do le MonUlgnac. Admiral ol the French eteem friga*.e Pomona, returned from hie trip to(liariee ton Teeierdey. end proreede North to-night, hie way to Waahiiiyt n. A flag of trure wee rent out thie afternoon lo nect the rebel at earner Selden, ami brought hark the following re |e?enl pi ifoneie:? Adjutant L Hereon. Twentieth Maeaarhuaeiie. Outensr l l a-ta, Fourth Michigan. Pr Win P. Firli-.lier. Sixth ludieoa. lieutenant Mm. l.ontb Second Wirronatn. I it tetar.l I V Hooper, I uat Ce'tfbrtila. ,D. PRICE TWO CENTS. PROCEEDINGS OF CONGRESS. The Financial Measures of the Government. Speech of Mr. Spaulding on the Condition of the National Treasury. The Interest on the Government Debt to be Paid in Coin. The Cost of the Rebellion ot the 8outh. RETRENCHMENT IN THE EXPENDITURES. Proposed Reduction of the Pay oi Soldiers and Sailors. A Bankrupt Bill Introduced in the House, Ac. , Ac., Ac. THIRTY -SEVENTH CONGRESS* J-'I H.ST HfcBSlON. Scmate. Washinotow, Jan. 28,1862. bbstobation or 1mb wahhhocsuto btwluf. Mr. Habris, (rep.) of N. Y., p eseuted the petition of a |Wftc number of New York merchant* in favor of renter ,ug the warehousing system. hombqpathic si! hu hons in tub army. Several petitions were presented in favor ol' employing homeopathic surgeon* in the army. opposition to ths abolitionists Mr. Saclsboby, (opp.) of Del., presented a petition of citizens of Illinois asking Congress not to abolish slavery in the District of Columbia, and asking fortheeipulsioa of members who sympathize with such an act. The petition also prays that the title of (ieocrai, conferred by law, may be taken away from John C. Fremont, U1U MMb UIB tmuun IU ui? nccvuiu vuisu* WV ? pOMd. ?r. Sii umrsT said that be had some hesitancy in presenting tbe petition; but be understood that it was within the rules in regard to petitions CULTIVATION OP LAN INI IN fOCTB CAB0L1WA. Mr. Eos-nut, (rep.) of Conn., offered a resolution that the Secretary of the Treasury inform tho Senate what, if any, further legislation is necessary to enable the Executive Department to take charge of the cotton and ether lands of South Carolina now in possession of tbe government, and to place the same under cultivation: also If unry further leglalatlon Is necessary to provide for the 11 blacks" In those localities and to furnish them with proper employment. Adopted. KErKKNCimCNT IN TUX EXFENimTRBB?BKlll'CnON OF THB PAT OP SOLDtWW AND SA 11-0*9. Mr. Wilson, (rep.) of Mass., introduced a bill to define the pay and emoluments of certain officers of the army. Referred. Tho bill reduces the expenses of the army about fifteen millions of dollars per annum. Section nine alone reduces them to tbe amount of seven and a half millions. Annexed la the bill complete.? A BILL TO DEnvK THK PAT AND HQCALIXK TBK EBOLUMXKTS OF CERTAIN OPrtCEK.* OP THE ARVT AND P0R OTIIER PURPORTS. Br it enarted hy the Senate unit limine ?/ MrpreenUatieri OJ she UnitedStntre of America in Com/reiennrm bird. That officer* of the uniiy having brevet commission* shall not be entitled to any increase of pay or emolumenta because of the exercise of command according to their brevet rank. Hue. 2.?And hri'further rmtrfeil. Thai officer* of Ihe army entitled toll 'rage tor horses shall not be allowed to mm in ule it. but shall draw the allowance in kind for each horse actually kept hy them as anthorfied by law; nor sha'l any allowance tor servant* or horses be hereafter made. eKherm kind or In commutation, unless such servants and ho ws rball have been regularly mustered and inspected. Sir 3.?And '* it further ewivL That major general* shall be entitled to druw forage In kind for four horses, brigadier generala lor three hnr*?s, colonels, I'eutenant eolonels. Majors, captains and lieutenants <>f c.ivalty and artilleiy for two hnmes each, and eliaplaln* for one horse. Sac. 4? diuJha it furthrr hhv-'hI, That whenever an oOter of the army shall employ a soldier as hi* servant he shun, for each and everv month during which raid soldier shall he so employed, deduct from his own monthly pay the foil amount paid to or expended by the government per month on aoeount of said soldier; and every officer of the armv who shall fail to make sueh dedm limi shall, on conviction before a general court martial, be cnahlered. Sac. J.?Awl U <t turth'r mn'-tnl. That the Drsl section of the act approved August 6, l*'d, ImreiMns tin-pay or privates in the t'nlted States service, shall not be so construed, alter the passage of this set, as to Increase the emoluments of the eouiiuias oned oflWrs of the army. Heetlon ? of the set of duly XI, INCI, rhsplrr#. shall be so oonttrued as to give to quartermaster aeigeanta the same coiuprnaatlee as to leglmentnl commissary sergeants. 8kc. il.?d?.f he it furiktr ninrfrtt. That so much of the act approved July 22, Idtil, as authorises each regiment of ?olunteers In the United Stales s-.-rvlcc to have twenty-four niuslcians for a baud and tlxe* their emnpensatlon aud that of the leader of the hand be and the same Is hereby repealed, end sueh bands shall he muttered out of the service within thirty days alter the passage of this act. See. 7?An<i >'t H i sHkrr mo t?f, That each brigade In the volunteer servirc shall have eixteen musicians as a hand, who shall ipeeite the nay and sllowanre* of sergeants or ruglneer soldiers, and the principal musician shall receive tweuly-one dollars |ier month. Hrc. P.?Aiidhr it /urtnrr "ftftr t, That In lien of the present rate of mileage allow ed to officers of the army when travelling on public- duty, where transportation In ktad is not furnished to them by the gmei umoril. not more than six rente per mile shall hereslter be allowed, oale?a whet* anoilicer Is ordered from a station .east of the Rnelty Mountains to one weal of the same Mountains, or' vtoi versa, when ton ien's per mile shall lie allowed to him. Hue.'J.?Awl Ir it fvrihtr riuutnj, Thmt during the continuance of the present rebellion there shall be deducted from the compensation of all persons employad In the military. * naval and civil service of the United Hiatus, ten percent of the amount of their compensation. Rcc. 10.?Ami it t oritur iwide/, That In such of the permanent hospitals aa the President may deem It necessary be may appoint one or more rhaplalna of different religions denominations, who shall receive the same ootnprnaaln>o aa la now allowed to post chaplains In the regular service. Sac. II.?dad he it/urmrr eaiarferf, That So lunch of HecM- >rt 0. of Chapter?, approved July!!, 1861, smf of Heetlon 7. of Chapter 44, as deflnes the nuiiltflrati ins of rhaplalna In ti e army mid volunteer*, ahall hereafter hr construed to read a* follow*?"That no pereoa ?hall tie ap|>otnted h chaplain In tb<> (Jolted 8 la tea Arinjr who la not a regularly ordained nnolatrr of aonie rellgnton denomination, and wbo doe* not present leellmuniala of bla present good (landing aa auefe m In later. Willi a recommends Ikm fornle appointment aa an army rliap'aln front ?orae authorized ecclesiastical body, or not Wi than nre aivrrdlted tolnlatora belonging to aahl reltgtnua ?icnominal Ion" Sao. 13?dad ' ? it /urtkrr emoTad, That there ahall he ebthl tuedleal Insitectora. who aball have the pay and omolumeniii each of it lletitrnant colonel of cavalry, and wbo aball b? charged with the duty of Inspecting the aanltary condition of transport*. quarter* andeainpoof fleld and general hoapitala, and who ahall report to the .Surgeon itaoerai, under auch regtilatloiia aa may be hereafter eatalillahed, all rtrcuiretanuea relating lo the aanltary rnndltloiiand want* of troops and of hospitals, and to the skill, efficiency and good conduct of the officers and attendant* conno ted with tne medical department, and Iheae Inspector* ahall Immediately after (he pa??aite of Ihlaaet he appnlnted hr the President, by and with the advira and oonaent of tha tfmntr, by aslocuon from the medical corps of the army. sac. 11?gelled faifliraMtW. That whauoeer an olfi cei al ail he pot under arreat, It -hall be the duty of the offic r by whose order* lie la arrested, to roe thataeopyof the eharre'on which he ha* Keen ?rrented and la to he tried shall he served ii|on him. within eight daya thereaft. r. and that h* -hall he brought to irial within ten daya thereafter, unlet |. ue avalllm of the servlr prevent eurb trial, and then nc aiiatl l? lunitghl Pi till within twenty dayaaflrr the expiration of the said ten duya. 8rc. 14 ?An 11* n further e..?c>eff. That whenererthe name ot anv aruiy offiaer tmw In 0 e set vh r, or who may hereafter be In the een Ice of the I illicu ttiatea, shall have boon borne on the Army IteiteP r lony n\? jeers, or ahall beol the age Ofaizly two years, he eh.ul he rctln-d from active tervlee, and hi* name entered on tiie retired 11*1 of officers of lbs grade to which ho bemntod al the pine of auch retirement. Hac. I .V ? A Hit I* it rmrlhrr ramie' I h it Ihe I'n gldent of the I'nlted Mtatri he, and he le h n h> nithnrt red to, assign any olk'-er who may lie rrtlp d under the luvediug section ot this ni t. to any nuty, and such oUieer thus aaetgned shall receive the I nil pay ot hla grade ?l.ile an employed. kkvi-ion or tit staii m*. Mr. Prstggg, (rep.) of Mesa., uitrodured a bill to pre*. Tide Tor the revision and consolidation of the a tat a too of the Lulled States. Keferrcd. inr im,owing in ma Dili:? A 1114. To FnotlDV Ml TIIK tMVtnin* AMD COMaoUDATlOa or TH* ?T?TITXJ or THA UfllTXO *TAT??. Br II mil' W 1ft fhr ,W> nW Mmtrr of Reprrrmtmticrt of fAe Faffed Stotn of Amr* 4m, 4n 0?jf>e?e mrrmMn'? Thatihe l*re?lrirnt of the VlllDl MMi la hereby anthnrl/?il, by and with the ?drlm and ion?nt of the berate. to appoiot thine parauna, ler.rnei! in ilia law, to rati**, aimpli f>, ai range mid ooD?"lidatc all auch etatolea of th* Oonfrcea of the t'nlli'd Htatri In ">r * at the preeeut aeaaion a? are reueral and |>ermancnl In Ihrlr nature In performing ihla daty lha mnitnt?alnn>ar* ahall hiln? together all Drag and parla ol ari? wlilrh, from elmilarlty ol aiibjrrt. ought lo lie ao liioiulil i"K< ih?r, and ahall nrianue ike mmi under tiller, aitl< Ira aud acoliuna, or obrr aitllabla dlriaUina and euhdlrl-lonr. . .... And t>. army llile, oroik?r pmner dlrlalon, they ahall prefix liaad no'ea, hrled* and ' l< ail? ?tpi aaalee of Ike mailer contained In each aaollon or amalleal aobdlrMnn, annex aide nmea an drawn aa to be a guide to tkn miitema of the llat. ruer to the original aria Inm wlilrh aaoii lection la rum|Hed, and 10 the derlaluna of the federal irllu.nala ex. plaratoiy ?r >*fpuundlnit the name, and olokr Ike who a wli.i an Indet mr enaj reier.>?re lo everr poril.,n of it,a atamle* a?> r?i laed. Her, J. And be ii flintier enaied Tha' wh' n thewtid mmmlaalonera aualt dare rnmni.ed the r< rialon ami loa'Oltd illnn of Ihe en Id ?atu lea, lh? j itiall rauao a ropy of the ama In be a '.bniltted to Cnngrraa, thai ihe am eo rrriaed and ann olldated hi them may !>e re mailed, if f'ntigrra* ahall ao delermlna. and when ihe aatd m in ahall be an nrearntrd, lha aaid enmiDlmlnnera ahall alee anginal lo Oonrreaa aurh rnntradli tlona, oinla?hii* and im|<erfei Uona aa mar appear In tha ana by them reriard, ?nh u.? moda In which they hare reconciled, anppdeib and Amended the aaid a ia In the Re red 8'e > te. , learntm: JCONTINl'Bi ON Onm? r4t,R.1 *

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