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ting the rules and regulations of the War Department. According to the order of Secretary Stanton, Ives introduced himself into the chambers of the Department, when private consultations were being held, and demanded news for publication. The Seventy-sixth regiment of Ohio Volunteers, under command of Colonel C. R. Woods, passed through Columbus on their way to Kentucky.--Cincinnati Gazette, February 11. The efficiency of United States mortar-boats was fully tested to-day by Captain Constable, U. S. N., in the Mississippi River, just below Cairo, Ill., and near Fort Holt, on the Kentucky shore. The experiments showed that thirteen-inch shells, filled with sand, could be thrown a distance of three and a half miles--the time of flight being thirty-one seconds, and the recoil of the gun-carriage about two feet. Filled with powder, the shells could be thrown much further.--(Doc. 31.) Brigadier-General Charles P. Stone was arrested in Washington this morning, at two o'cloc
hed by General Thomas. The rebel artillery opened upon the National forces at New Bridge, on the Chickahominy River, Va., from five different points, attempting to prevent General McClellan's troops from rebuilding the bridge; their fire was returned, and after an engagement of over two hours, the rebels were compelled to retire. A heavy storm, which had lasted two whole days, raised the Chickahominy River, Va., to an unprecedented height.--President Lincoln complimented First Lieut. D. C. Constable, commanding the revenue steamer E. A. Stevens, by handing him personally a commission as captain in the revenue cutter service, in recognition of his gallantry in leading with his steamer the attacking forces in their ascent of the James River and bombardment of Fort Darling.--Second Lieutenant J. Wall Wilson was also promoted to a first lieutenancy for gallant bearing during the same action. Nathaniel S. Berry was inaugurated Governor of New Hampshire, at Concord, in the pre
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 34: (search)
er, John Jordan. Iron-clad. Galena. Captain, John Rodgers; Lieutenant-Commander, L. H. Newman; Assistant Surgeon, R. E. Van Giesen; Acting-Assistant Paymaster, J. H. Sellman; Acting-Masters, S. B. Washburn and B. W. Loring; Assistant Engineers, J. W. Thompson, T. T. Millholland, F. A. Breman, James Dodd and A. S. Chipman; Acting-Master's Mates, J. H. Jenks, Andrew McCleary, Alex. Meldrum and E. A. Galindo; Gunner, J. D. Booromr; Boatswain, Robert Dixon. Steamer Stevens. Lieutenant, D. C. Constable. Steamer daylight. Commander, Samuel Lockwood; Acting-Master, J. D. Warren, [commanding at different times]; Acting-Masters, J. R. Dickinson and J. H. Gleason; Acting-Assistant Surgeon, F. M. Dearborne; Acting-Assistant Paymaster, A. J. Clark; Acting-Assistant Engineers, C. D. Kiersted, Wm. Emmons and T. McIntosh; Acting-Master's Mates, Chas. Attmore and James Corlace. Steamer Genesee. Commander, Wm. H. Macomb; Lieutenant-Commander, Wm. H. Dana; Assistant Surgeon, G. B
ned to the road, when we marched back to McDowell. The action was a most severe one, as is shown by the report of the killed and wounded, already in your possession. My officers and men alike bore themselves most bravely in the action. Lieut.-Col. Constable being sick, was unable to be with us, but Maj. Reilly rendered most important and gallant service, during the whole engagement, rallying the men and keeping them to their work, when, as was the case at times, the enemy seemed, by the incrments. We found it necessary to burn a quantity of hard bread and some ammunition. Many other things were lost. Our sutlers, Anderson and Harper, lost all their traps. I am sorry to say that, owing to some mismanagement on the part of Lieut.-Col. Constable, of the Seventy-fifth Ohio, (who had gone on to a house in advance, to await the arrival of our troops,) and his cousin, who was to notify him of the moving of the troops, but who failed to do it, he (the Colonel) was left behind and take
moment our fire slackened they remanned their guns. It was impossible to reduce such works, except with the aid of a land force. . . . . Report of Lieutenant D. C. Constable. May 16, 1862. Commander Rodgers: sir: I have the honor to report that in yesterday's attack upon the enemy's battery at Wood Hill, near Richmon Royal.--Wounded: George Morris, Commander, flesh wound of right leg. Naugatuck.--James Wilson, musket-shot, not serious; Peter Dixon, not seriously. Lieutenant Constable's letters: letter to his mother. United States gunboat E. A. Stevens, Hampton roads, May 18. my dear mother: I have to thank God for a life preservore Rodgers told me when I left him at City Point that the vessel, even in her present condition, could be of great service to him. . . . Sincerely yours, D. C. Constable. Captain John Faunce. Rebel official report. Drury's Bluff, May 15, 1862. Hon. S. R. Mallory, Secretary of the Navy: sir: The enemy came up the r
mselves a waiting further orders from the General Government. The U. S. Revenue cutter Harriet Lane. The U. S. revenue cutter Harriet Lane, dispatched to Charleston, is a side wheel steamer. Her present armament consists of four 24-pound Dahlgren howitzers, and one 32-pound swivel gun, capable of throwing solid shot or shell. Her armament may be somewhat increased, to render her more formidable in resisting attack. List of officers of the Harriet Lane — John Faunce. Captain; D. C. Constable, first Lieut. and executive officer; D. D. Tompkins, second Lieut.; A. R. Abercrombie, third Lieut.; J. H. Thatcher, third Lieut.; J. R. Dryburgh, Chief Engineer; Walter Scott, Assistant Engineer; C. G. Dale, Assistant Engineer; F. H. Pulsifer, Assistant Engineer. An important Rumor. There was quite an excitement on Baltimore street yesterday, of a most pleasurable character, in relation to an anticipated harmonious settlement of the difficulties that threaten the peace and per