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ermaster, with the rank of Major, and Lieut. Wm. H. Palmer, of company D, was chosen to fill the office made vacant. No better selection could have been made for either of the two mentioned positions. The acceptance of the resignation of Lt. Col. Fry was read out on dress parade a few evenings since. This was altogether unex — pected by the men, and occasioned not a few comments. The regiment is greatly indebted to Col. Fry for many things. No officer was ever more conscientious in the Col. Fry for many things. No officer was ever more conscientious in the discharge of his duty — more careful of his men in all the minutia affecting their health, comfort, or safety. Our camp, under his scrutinizing eye, was the most regularly laid off, and the most cleanly of any that I have seen. Our proficiency in drill is almost entirely due to him--Col. Moore being so long absent from sickness, and other causes. In a word, we have lost one of the very best officers, and the best drill-master in the service. Major Skinner has been appointed in his place, and